Professor and Senior Associate Dean at the SFS, Daniel Byman, urges principled and intelligent people, who wish to pursue a career in government, to do so despite their reservations about the Trump administration. They should not, however, serve with “uncritical loyalty.”
Defending democracy across the globe is essential for protecting the safety and security of the American people, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said in a speech at Georgetown, accepting the 2018 J. Raymond “Jit” Trainor Award for Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy.
Andrea Moneton (SFS ’18), an International Politics major with a concentration on Foreign Policy, hopes to use her knowledge of and experience with international and intercultural relations after graduation to make an impact in people’s lives through her work.
Victor Cha, founder of the Asian Studies program and MSFS Professor, sat down with the MSFS program to discuss his thoughts on his career, the biggest foreign policy challenges of our time, and advice for Hoyas.
March 16, 2018 by Xander Causwell On March 13th, 2018, the SFS was honored to host His Excellency Dr. Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia, for a conversation on Georgia’s struggle secure its place among Western nation-states. The event, hosted by the…
Alix Lawson (MAGES’16) describes Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” in a New York Times review as “a lesson in being a strong woman, getting things done, without sacrificing your professionalism.” “[Sandberg] makes it more than just O.K. for women to be ambitious,” Lawson said.
SFS Professor Charles Kupchan argues that the United States and Turkey should both make some concessions in Syria for mutual benefit in Foreign Policy magazine. The U.S. should press its Kurdish allies in Syria to cut their ties with a perceived terrorist organization in Turkey, and Turkey should recognize Washington’s Kurdish allies as a legitimate stakeholder in the postwar Syrian landscape.