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April 21, 2017
Foreign Policy  features an editorial by Juan Gonzalez regarding the United States’ foreign policy and diplomacy efforts in Venezuela. For the full article, please click here.

April 7, 2017
The Financial Times  features an article written by Ambassador Nick Burns regarding the recent foreign policy actions by President Donald Trump. For the full article, please click here.

March 23, 2017
The Atlantic  features an article co-authored by Admiral Jim Loy regarding the proposed budget cuts to the Department of Homeland Security. For the full article, please click here.

March 3, 2017
The Washington Post  features an article co-authored by Ambassador Nick Burns regarding the proposed budget cuts to the U.S. Department of State. For the full article, please click here.

February 13, 2017
The Washington Post  features an article co-authored by Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow regarding the importance of the U.S.-Mexico bilateral relationship. For the full article, please click here.

February 9, 2017
Yale Global Online  features an article by Ambassador Marc Grossman regarding the assault on enlightenment values around the world. For the full article, please click here.

January 15, 2017
The Asia-Pacific Journal  features an article by Ambassador Marc Grossman regarding the future of U.S.–China relations. For the full article, please click here.

November 15, 2016
Yale Global Online  features an article by Ambassador Marc Grossman regarding the future of U.S.-China bilateral relations under the new Administration. For the full article, please click here.

July 19, 2016
Ambassador Grossman discusses the recent attempted coup d’état in Turkey and what this will mean for President Erdogan’s term in office in a piece for Yale Global  here.

March 27, 2016
Secretary Bill Cohen discusses the current state of U.S.-Indian relations in a piece for The Hindustan Times  here.

February 22, 2016
Lord George Robertson discusses the Labor Party’s debate on the Trident program in a piece for The Guardian  here.

February 11, 2016
Ambassador Marc Grossman discusses Russia’s actions in Syria and the implications for the United States and NATO in a piece for Yale Global Magazine  here.

February 4, 2016
Ambassador Nicholas Burns discusses the Diplomatic Case for the United States to establish a safe zone in Syria in a piece for The Washington Post  here.

December 9, 2015
Secretary Bill Cohen and General Joe Ralston discuss the United Kingdom’s recently released Strategic Defense and Security Review and its broader implications in a piece for The Telegraph  here.

September 2, 2015
Ambassador Nicholas Burns proposes next steps in the U.S. engagement with Iran in a piece for the New York Times  here.

August 31, 2015
Admiral James Loy discusses the need for strong U.S. leadership in the Arctic in a piece for Bloomberg View  here.

July 15, 2015
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses the nuclear deal with Iran, and potential implications in a piece for the Financial Times  here.

May 27, 2015
Secretary Cohen discusses the foreign policy implications of the United States' energy policy in a piece for Time  here.

April 4, 2015
Secretary Cohen discusses the implications of an Iranian nuclear deal in a piece for Time Magazine  here.  

February 18, 2015
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses continued Russian aggression and a new generational struggle for power in Europe, in a piece for The Boston Globe  here.

January 30, 2015
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses the recently elected government in Greece in a piece for The Boston Globe  here.  

January 23, 2015
Ambassador Jim Smith discusses the passing and legacy of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia with Time Magazine  here.  

October 22, 2014
Ambassador Marc Grossman and Simon Henderson discuss the legacy of World War I and its relevance to ongoing crises in the Middle East in a piece for YaleGlobal Online here.  

September, 2014
Ambassador Marc Grossman talks about diplomacy in the 21st Century in a piece for Foreign Service Journal  here.  

September, 2014
Ambassador Nick Burns talks about improving Washington's relations with New Delhi in a piece for Foreign Affairs  here.  

August 28, 2014
Ambassador Marc Grossman talks about progress on the Trans-Afghan Pipeline Initiative (TAPI) in a piece for YaleGlobal Online here.  

July 3, 2014
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses ongoing crises in the Middle East in a piece for the Boston Globe  here.  

May 29, 2014
Ambassador Marc Grossman discusses Afghanistan, Pakistan, and his career in foreign policy in an interview with Tuft University's Fletcher School Forum of World Affairs here.  

May 8, 2014
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses the crisis in Ukraine in the Boston Globe  here.  

May 2, 2014
Ambassador Marc Grossman reflects on talking with the Taliban in the National Defense University's PRISM Journal here.  

March 20, 2014
Ambassador Marc Grossman discusses Afghan progress in light of national elections on April 5th here.  

March 7, 2014
Ambassador Marc Grossman and Dan Fata talk about the importance of Transatlantic Ideals in light of the Ukrainian crisis here.  

March 6, 2014
Secretary William Cohen and General Jim Jones talk about the evolving role of NATO in an op-ed from Der Spiegel International  here.  

March 5, 2014
Dan Fata talks about similarities between the crisis in Ukraine and the 2008 Russian invasion of Georgia in an interview on the Washington Post  Blogs here.  

December 16, 2013
Ambassador Marc Grossman and Dan Fata talk about Western support for Ukraine in light of pressure from Russia in an op-ed published byYaleGlobal Online here.  

December 5, 2013
Admiral Jim Loy voices his support for the Strong Start for America's Children Act in an op-ed published by The Hill  here.  

November 11, 2013
Dan Fata examines the future of Afghanistan in a debate with John Duncan in the Global Brief  here.  

October 8, 2013
Ambassador Marc Grossman reviews the lessons he learned negotiating with the Taliban in an op-ed published by YaleGlobal  here.  

September 17, 2013
Dan Fata discusses the lack of foreign policy experience in Congress in an op-ed published by Politico  here.  

September 8, 2013
Lord George Robertson urges the House of Commons to act on Syria in an op-ed published by The Sunday Times  here.  

June 14, 2013
Ambassador Nick Burns analyzes President Obama's recent meeting with the President of China, Xi Jinping, in an op‐ed published by GlobalPost  here.  

June 12, 2013
Ambassador Marc Grossman argues the whole of government approach will be a model for future U.S. diplomacy in an article published by the Yale Journal of International Affairs  here.  

May 31, 2013
Ambassador Marc Grossman discusses the prospects for the Aphrodite field in Cyprus in an op-ed published by FuelFix  here.  

March 04, 2013
Admiral Jim Loy writes about the importance of the U.S. International Affairs in an op-ed published by Politico  here.  

February 28, 2013
Lord George Robertson discusses the importance of the Trident program in an op-ed published by The Telegraph  here.  

January 09, 2013
Lord George Robertson discusses the transition in Afghanistan in an op-ed published by the Financial Times  here.  

November 11, 2012
Secretary William Cohen discusses President Obama's second term and the pivot towards Asia in an op-ed published by The Hindustan Times  here.  

October 10, 2012
Danny Sebright explains how Mitt Romney's policy for the Middle East would set-back U.S. relations in the region in an op-ed published by The National  here.  

September 19, 2012
Danny Sebright examines presidential candidate Mitt Romney's Middle East policy in an op-ed published by Al Monitor  here.  

September 11, 2012
Danny Sebright emphasizes the importance of the bilateral economic relationship between the U.S. and the UAE in an op-ed published by Al Monitor  here.  

August 30, 2012
Ambassador Nicholas Burns discusses the role of foreign policy in the U.S. presidential election in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

August 2, 2012
Ambassador Nicholas Burns discusses Governor Mitt Romney's recent trip to Europe in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

July 26, 2012
Secretary William Cohen urges Congress to avoid sequestration and remember Simpson-Bowles in an op-ed published by The Hill  here.  

July 19, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses the new level of threat in the Middle East in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

July 16, 2012
Secretary William Cohen and Admiral Loy argue for the ratification of the Law of the Sea Treaty in an op-ed published by The Washington Times  here.  

July 5, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses the key role Russia's Vladimir Putin plays in efforts to solve conflicts with Syria and Iran in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

June 23, 2012
Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow discusses the upcoming presidential elections in Mexico in an op-ed published by U-T San Diego  here.  

June 21, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns highlights the need for President Obama and Mitt Romney to address foreign policy issues in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

June 10, 2012
Admiral Loy co-authored an op-ed in The Virginian Pilot  discussing ways to change how the U.S. pays for disaster assistance. Read it here.  

June 7, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses the Obama administration's new Asia strategy in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

May 24, 2012
Lord George Robertson discusses the strengths and successes of the NATO Alliance in an op-ed published by The Times  here.  

April 27, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses the rise of Turkey as the most influential Muslim country in the world today in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.

April 2012
General Paul Kern discusses IED protection and India's F-INSAS program in an op-ed published by one of India's premier defense magazines Force  here.

March 27, 2012
Admiral Jim Loy and General Michael Hagee emphasize the importance of protecting the international affairs budget in an op-ed published by Politico  here.  

March 16, 2012
Secretary Cohen discusses the newly established Americans Elect group working to create a bipartisan presidential ticket for the 2012 election. You can read the op-ed published by Politico  here.  

February 26, 2012
Lord George Robertson provides advice to defense contractors in this time of defense budget cuts in an op-ed published by Defense News  here.  

February 17, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns discusses the state of affairs in the Middle East in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

February 9, 2012
Admiral James Loy argues for the creation of a public-private partnership fund to handle the financial costs of large-scale natural catastrophes in an op-ed here.  

February 7, 2012
Lord George Robertson weighs in on the debate regarding an independent Scotland in a piece published by The Scotsman  here.  

February 3, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns highlights the importance India can play in advancing and protecting U.S. interests at home and abroad in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

February 1, 2012
Danny Sebright discusses the expansion of Emirates Airlines and how it supports American industry in an op-ed published by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram  here.  

January 26, 2012
Danny Sebright argues for closer security cooperation between the U.S. and its allies in the Gulf in an op-ed published by The Hill  here.  

January 26, 2012
Secretary William Cohen warns that if Israel uses military action against Iran, it will put the U.S. and others at risk as well. Read it in an op-ed published by The Hill  here.  

January 19, 2012
Admiral James Loy discusses the failure of Captain Francesco Schettino in the recent Costa Concordia tragedy in an op-ed posted on CNN.com  here.  

January 6, 2012
Ambassador Nick Burns evaluates the foreign policy experience of the Republican candidates for President in an op-ed published by The Boston Globe  here.  

November 22, 2011
Admiral James Loy and General Michael Hagee remind the presidential candidates of the importance of international development programs in an op-ed on CNN.com  here.  

November 21, 2011
Secretary William Cohen discusses the Republican Party's failure to concede on its anti-tax ideology, putting America's national security at risk. You can read the op-ed published by The New York Times  here.  

November 4, 2011
Pete Petrihos warns Congress to remember the lessons learned by history before cutting the U.S. international affairs budget in an op-ed published by The Hill  here.  

October 27, 2011
Secretary William Cohen and General Harry Raduege discuss the importance of U.S.-India relations in cybersecurity in an op-ed published by Livemint  here.  

October 13, 2011
Secretary William Cohen discusses the implications of the plan to assassinate Saudi Arabia Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir in an op-ed published by CNN.com  here.

September 23, 2011
General Harry Raduege discusses the need to set up a cybersecurity triad to deter attacks on America's information networks in an op-ed published by The Hill  here.  

September 21, 2011
Secretary William Cohen addresses the moral and practical issues of using drones for air strikes in an op-ed published by Politico  here.  

September 11, 2011
The Cohen Group's Danny Sebright discusses the importance of the US-UAE relationship in an article by Arabian Business  here.  

September 7, 2011
Secretary William Cohen examines how Congress and the Defense Department should handle the upcoming deficit reductions in an op-ed published by The Hill.  You can read it here.  

August 24, 2011
Admiral James Loy and his co-chair on PA.org argue for the creation of a privately-funded national catastrophe fund in an op-ed published by The Hill  here.  

July 29, 2011
Secretary William Cohen discusses the debt crisis and the current issues Congress faces in a forum of prominent policy leaders and policymakers on CNN.com here.  

July 12, 2011
Secretary William Cohen, Lord George Robertson, and Ambassador Nick Burns discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the NATO alliance in an op-ed published by The Hill  here.  

June 22, 2011
Secretary William Cohen describes the challenges ahead that face Leon Panetta and General Petraeus in an op-ed published by Politico  here.  

June 8, 2011
Admiral James Loy talks about the lessons learned from the Bin Laden raid in an op-ed published by The World Affairs Journal  here.  

May 16, 2011
General Joseph Ralston reflected on how Secretary Clinton's recent attendance at the Arctic Council underscores how the Arctic is of strategic importance to national security and global commerce, climate, and energy needs. You can read the article published in The Washington Times  here. 

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