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November 17, 2017
Secretary Bill Cohen opened an event in New Delhi, India regarding water management for India’s manufacturing sector.  The event was co-hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service and Nalco Water, a division of Ecolab. For a press release on the event, please click here.

November 16, 2017
World Is One News (WION)  interviews Secretary Cohen while he is in India regarding the U.S.-India bilateral relationship and the Trump Administration’s foreign policies. For the full clip, please click here.

November 8, 2017
The Financial Times  features an interview with Bill Zarit regarding President Trump’s recent visit to China. For the full article, please click here.

October 31, 2017
The South China Morning Post  features an interview with Bill Zarit regarding President Trump’s upcoming trip to China. For the full article, please click here.

June 4, 2017
The Japan News  features an interview with Secretary Bill Cohen regarding the situation in North Korea. For the full article, please click here.

May 25, 2017
The Washington Post  features an interview with Secretary Bill Cohen in an article discussing the similarities between the Watergate investigations and the ongoing investigations in the 2016 Presidential Election. For the full article, please click here.

February 16, 2017
The Wall Street Journal  featured commentary by The Cohen Group’s Senior Counselor and AmCham China Chairman, William Zarit, regarding his views on the current status of the U.S.-China commercial relations. For the full article, please click here.

January 18, 2017
In his capacity as Chairman of AmCham China, William Zarit announced the release of AmCham China’s 2017 Business Climate Summary in Beijing. For the full article and the report in English, please click here. For the full article and report in Mandarin, please click here.

January 1, 2017
AmCham China’s new Board of Directors took office on January 1, 2017. The Cohen Group’s Senior Counselor, William Zarit, now serves as the Chairman of AmCham China. For further details on the new Board of Directors, please click here.

November 16, 2016
The Times  features a Letter to the Editor written by Lord George Robertson, regarding President-elect Trump’s positions on NATO and the important role of NATO in the United States’ foreign policy. For the full letter, please click here.

October 28, 2016
The Bangor Daily News  features an article regarding Secretary Bill Cohen’s participation in the Maine State Chamber of Commerce’s panel discussion regarding the state of U.S. politics. For full coverage of the panel discussion, please click here.

October 20, 2016
General Joe Ralston and Admiral Jim Loy joined an Atlantic Council panel discussion regarding geopolitics, security, and energy in the Arctic. For full coverage of the keynote, panel, and closing keynote remarks, please click here.

September 15, 2016
Secretary Bill Cohen, Ambassador Marc Grossman, General Joe Ralston, General Paul Kern, and Ambassador Nick Burns signed a letter calling for the rejection of torture. For the full letter, please click here.

September 14, 2016
National Interest  features a white paper published former U.S. government officials, including Ambassador Marc Grossman, regarding the state and future of the U.S.-Afghan relationship. See full story here.

July 21, 2016
Secretary Cohen hosts Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom, The Right Honorable Michael Fallon MP, for a speech on the future of British defense and security policy. For a full transcript of the speech, please click here.

June 27, 2016
The Atlantic Council published a report entitled “Restoring the Power and Purpose of the NATO Alliance.” The report was co-authored by TCG Senior Counselor and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Ambassador Nick Burns, and former National Security Advisor and Supreme Allied Commander-Europe, General Jim Jones. See the Atlantic Council press release and the full report here.

June 1, 2016
Ambassador Marc Grossman signed a letter to the President of the United States regarding the critical relationship between the United States and Afghanistan.  For the full letter, please click here.

April 28, 2016
Inside Defense  features an article discussing a letter sent to Congress by eight former Defense Secretaries, including Secretary Cohen, urging them to pass the TPP Agreement here.

April 5, 2016
SUNY Cortland  features an article on Secretary Cohen, Ambassador Grossman, and Ambassador Davidow's participation in a panel discussion on diplomacy with Cuba here.

February 13, 2016
The Telegraph  features an interview with Lord George Robertson regarding the Labor Party’s stance on the renewal of the Trident program here.

February 10, 2016
FedTech Magazine  features an interview with Secretary William Cohen on the 20th anniversary of the Clinger Cohen Act here.

November 28, 2015
The New York Times  features The Cohen Group's support for a baseball diplomacy project in Cuba. See the story here.

October 6, 2015
Secretary William S. Cohen releases his Independent Review concerning the United States Environmental Protection Agency's actions in connection with its evaluation of potential mining in Alaska's Bristol Bay Watershed here.

August 4, 2015
The Cohen Group announces that William Zarit, former Minister for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, has become a Senior Counselor with the firm. Read the full press release here.

April 20, 2015
The Cohen Group announces the addition of two new colleagues to the firm. Read the full press release here.

April 2015
Bloomberg Television selects Secretary Cohen to be a "World Affairs Contributor." Secretary Cohen will appear regularly to provide analysis and commentary on major domestic and international news stories.

February 18, 2015
Having finishing his service as U.S. Ambassador to UAE, Ambassador Michael Corbin joins The Cohen Group as a Senior Counselor. Read the full press release here.

February 18, 2015
Secretary William Cohen discusses the future of international defense and security in an age of shrinking budgets and new global threats, in a conversation with the Center for American Progress here.

January 20, 2015
Secretary William Cohen recently discussed global issues foreign affairs in a speech to the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. See the Grand Rapids Press  newspaper's coverage of the event here.  

November 9, 2013
While at the India Trilateral Forum in Mumbai, India, Ambassador Marc Grossman speaks with the German Marshall Fund about the future of Afghanistan and India-Afghanistan relations here.  

October 4, 2013
Ambassador Marc Grossman discusses his career in the State Department and ways forward for U.S. diplomacy in an interview with The Yale Herald  here.  

October 3, 2013
Lord George Robertson sat down with the former Foreign Minister of Russia to discuss the prospects for a political settlement in Syria at an Atlantic Council event. Watch the coverage here.  

September 14, 2013
Lord George Robertson marks the 600th Anniversary of St. Andrews University in a speech delivered to students here.  

September 6, 2013
Secretary William Cohen discusses the role of Iran and Russia in the decision to take military action in the Syrian crisis in an interview with CNBC here.  

August 30, 2013
Secretary William Cohen talks about the similarities between Kosovo and Syria in an interview with Bloomberg Television's Al Hunt here.  

August 29, 2013
Secretary William Cohen joins the former U.S. Ambassador to Syria on CNBC's Power Lunch to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria here.  

August 21, 2013
Admiral Jim Loy explains ProtectingAmerica.org and the potential implications of future super storms in an interview on New York's WPIX here.  

August 16, 2013
Secretary William Cohen discusses how the U.S. should deal with Egypt on CNN's "Around the World" here.  

July 8, 2013
Secretary William Cohen discusses the turmoil in Egypt in an interview with Andrea Mitchell of MSNBC here.  

June 17, 2013
Secretary William Cohen hosted Tianjin Mayor Huang Xingguo and his delegation, along with several distinguished U.S.-based guests including business and government leaders for a dinner in Washington D.C. on June 16, 2013. For Tianjin TV's coverage of the dinner, click here. (Chinese)  

March 9, 2013
Secretary William Cohen talks with MSNBC's Alex Witt on the recent North Korean nuclear threats here.  

February 22, 2013
Secretary William Cohen interviews with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Chuck Hagel's nomination and Secretary John Kerry's upcoming international trip here.  

January 31, 2013
Ambassador Marc Grossman returns to The Cohen Group after serving as President Obama's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Read the full press release here.  

January 15, 2013
Secretary William Cohen talks with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on the nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense here.  

October 15, 2012
Secretary William Cohen discusses the recent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya in an interview with Andrea Mitchell here.  

September 20, 2012
Ambassador Craig Kelly describes Chile’s energy strategy in a piece published by Latin American Advisor   here.

September 17, 2012
Secretary William Cohen discusses the recent spread of anti-American protests in an interview with Andrea Mitchell here.

August 10, 2012
Secretary William Cohen weighs in on Syria, Iran, China, and sequestration in a one-on-one interview with Al Hunt of Bloomberg  here.  

June 22, 2012
Ambassador Craig Kelly discusses Chile’s energy issues in an interview with Latin America Advisor  here.  

June 21, 2012
Ambassador Craig Kelly responds to the question of whether or not Brazil needs to increase its defense spending in an interview with Latin America Advisor   here.  

June 14, 2012
Secretary William Cohen discusses the implications of Russia’s role in the Syrian violence in an interview with Shepard Smith here.  

June 12, 2012
Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow offers his insight into the upcoming Presidential elections in Mexico in an article by The New York Times  here.  

April 30, 2012
One year later, Secretary William Cohen discusses the Osama bin Laden raid in an interview with Andrea Mitchell here.  

April 18, 2012
During his recent trip to Brazil, Secretary William Cohen sat down with the Brazilian newspaper Folha  to discuss a wide range of current affairs. Read the interview in English here and Portuguese here.  

April 5, 2012
Secretary William Cohen discusses Iran and the 2012 Presidential Election in an interview with NBC’s Maine affiliate here.

March 12, 2012
Ambassador Craig Kelly discusses the current state of U.S.-Brazil military affairs in an interview with Latin America Advisor  here.

January 20, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns urges for strategic patience when dealing with Iran in an op-ed published by the Boston Globe  here.

January 16, 2012
Secretary William Cohen warns “we have to be careful the heated rhetoric [with Iran] doesn’t turn into conflict” in an interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett here.  

January 2012
Secretary William Cohen co-chaired the U.S.-ASEAN Strategy Commission recommending U.S. policy towards Southeast Asia. You can read the report the Commission produced here.  

November 21, 2011
Secretary William Cohen discusses the implications of the Super Committee’s failure to find $1.2 trillion in savings in an interview with CNBC here.  

November 21, 2011
The Cohen Group’s Dan Fata highlights the foreign policy priorities for the presidential candidates in a piece published by The German Marshall Fund  here.  

November 14, 2011
Danny Sebright discusses Iran’s influences in the Middle East and its rise as a regional power in an article by Defense News  here.  

October 21, 2011
Secretary William Cohen discusses the future of Iraq in an interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett. You can watch it here.  

September 15, 2011
Lord George Robertson reflects on his time as NATO Secretary General during the September 11, 2001 attacks in The NATO Review Magazine  here.  

September 9, 2011
Ambassador Nick Burns calls for the return of diplomacy to the center stage of American foreign policy in an article by Christian Science Monitor  here.  

July 18, 2011
The Cohen Group’s Dan Fata discussed the importance Iraq still plays in U.S. foreign policy in an article written for the German Marshall Fund  here.  

May 29, 2011
Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow had an interview with El Universal, Mexico’s leading daily newspaper, on May 29, 2011 about his insight on the situation in Mexico. You can read the interview in an article by El Universal  here.  

May 18, 2011
Secretary William Cohen led the first trade mission to Saudi Arabia focused solely on the defense and security industries from May 14-17, 2011. You can read about the trade mission in an article by Arab News  here.  

May 6, 2011
Ambassador Craig Kelly met with the President of Honduras on May 6th, 2011. You can read about the meeting in an article by El Tiempo  here.  

May 6, 2011
Ambassador Craig Kelly provided the keynote speech at the Open For Business Conference on May 6, 2011. You can read about the speech in an article by La Prensa  here.  

April 7, 2011
The Cohen Group announced today that Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow, former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Venezuela, and Zambia, has joined the firm as a Senior Counselor. Read more here.  

March 8, 2011
General Paul Kern co-authored a report released by the Defense Sciences Board on recommended improvements to the Defense Department’s management of services contracts. Read it here.  

February 17, 2011
Secretary William S. Cohen Commends Ambassador Marc Grossman on Selection as U.S. Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan. You can read an article regarding the selection here.  

January 31, 2011
General Harry Raduege co-writes a CSIS report titled Cybersecurity Two Years Later. You can read the report published by CSIS here.  

January 17, 2011
Secretary Cohen calls for Japan to assume an international role more consistent with its economic power and capability. You can read the article published in Yomiuri Shimbun  here. 

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