Diplomacy

Inside the Cuba Negotiations: A Conversation with Roberta Jacobson

January 26, 2016 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson discusses her experience as the lead American negotiator with Cuba.

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Why Was China’s Response to U.S. South China Sea Patrols So Mild?

December 19, 2015 by Andrew Chubb
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When China’s party-state wishes to resist popular nationalist calls for a potentially disastrous confrontation over disputed offshore claims, it probably has the tacit support of a “silent majority.

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The Side Deal Not Yet Signed

October 4, 2015 by Avner Golov
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Washington and Jerusalem are not going to agree wholesale on the Iran issue. However, in order to weather this squall and maintain the alliance, both sides should focus their efforts on an intimate U.S.-Israel dialogue and agreement.

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