Posts Tagged ‘diplomacy’

Women play a critical role in diplomacy and security, so why aren’t more in positions of power?

Image Credit: Shutterstock/rudall30 In recent years, Australia has put an emphasis on bringing more women into its defense, foreign affairs and diplomacy ranks. But a new global index shows the country still has work to do to improve gender equality and promote women in security. The recently released #SHEcurity Index measures women’s participation and representation […]

The PA’s diplomacy hurts Palestine

Yet another attempt at managing symbolic gestures by the Palestinian Authority, this time by Prime Minister, Mohammed Shtayyeh. “Whoever cannot punish Israel can at least help Palestine,” he stated during a meeting at the Norwegian Parliament in Oslo, in the presence of members of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence. According to Shtayyeh, […]

Iran’s capacities examined at working group on transportation and transit diplomacy

Iran’s capacities examined at working group on transportation and transit diplomacy – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The fifth meeting of the “national working group on transportation and transit diplomacy” was held on Sunday with the presence of senior executives from transit agencies. The meeting was chaired by Mehdi Safari, the Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy. […]

Bank Outages, Debt Diplomacy, $600 Snitches – New World Next Week

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / Minds / Odysee This week on the New World Next Week: banks around the world are suffering IT-related disruptions; the Chinese Belt and Road is debt-trap diplomacy; and old Yellen is looking to get the IRS’ mitts on every over $600. CLICK HERE for show notes and […]

Relentless diplomacy? An early assessment of the Biden foreign policy

When Joe Biden was elected president last November there was great hope around the world that it meant that America’s foreign policy would be less erratic than it was under his predecessor. There were some positive signs early on, as the new administration recommitted to two Obama era agreements that the Trump administration pulled out […]

Cynicism Of Biden’s UN Speech Calling For More Diplomacy

Joe Biden spoke of peace and diplomacy at the U.N. but support for defense spending and war making are bipartisan imperatives that prevent the people’s needs from being met. In the same week that Biden delivered a speech at the United Nations where he argued that force had to be “our tool of last resort, […]

Leader: Diplomacy should not be tied to nuclear issue

Leader: Diplomacy should not be tied to nuclear issue – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that diplomacy should not be tied to the nuclear dispute with the United States. The Leader made the remarks in his first meeting with President Raisi and his cabinet team. […]

More Rights for Vaccinated People – the Discriminatory “Vaccine Diplomacy” of the West?

With the coronavirus pandemic, “vaccine diplomacy” has become a significant factor in international life. Before the coronavirus pandemic, the tools of diplomacy were mostly lucrative loans, customs concessions, scientific and cultural exchanges. Yet now, vaccines have been added to these tools, and the diplomatic effect has been far more significant than anyone could have anticipated. […]

Biden Promised Diplomacy, But He’s Overseeing Military Buildup Against China

Above Photo: President Joe Biden walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, on July 16, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP Via Getty Images) Shortly after Joe Biden took office, the president delivered a speech at the U.S. Department of State, declaring, “I want the world to hear today: […]

US ‘Airstrike Diplomacy’ Continues in Syria-Iraq

On June 27, 2021 the US carried out additional strikes against targets along the Syrian-Iraqi border. The attacks were condemned by both the Syrian and Iraqi governments and represent not only a dangerous escalation by American military aggression in the region, but the continuation of US aggression in the Middle East spanning two decades regardless […]

South Korea’s Moon to nudge Biden on North Korea diplomacy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is hoping Friday’s White House meeting with President Joe Biden will lead to renewed diplomatic urgency by the U.S. on curbing North Korea’s nuclear program. The White House, however, is signaling that it is taking a longer view on one of the most difficult foreign policy challenges Biden faces. Ahead […]

Ghalibaf maintains parliamentary diplomacy in support of Palestine

Ghalibaf maintains parliamentary diplomacy in support of Palestine – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN— Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, has increased his efforts to coordinate plans with his counterparts in other Muslim countries to support the Palestinian people and take collective action against the Israeli regime’s crimes. In response to a new wave of Israeli […]

Israel-Gaza violence shows few signs of slowing as global diplomacy ramps up

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Israel-Gaza Conflict Rages On Despite US, Regional Diplomacy

Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike, amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza City May 17, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Suhaib Salem Israel pummeled Gaza with air strikes on Monday and Palestinian militants launched rockets at Israeli cities despite a flurry of US and regional diplomacy that has so far failed to halt more than […]

Jordan’s king says ‘intensive’ diplomacy underway to halt Gaza flare-up

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South’s Moon hopes to restart N. Korean diplomacy with Biden

South Korea’s leader said Monday he’ll use his upcoming summit with President Joe Biden to push to restart diplomacy with North Korea saying that Biden favors a diplomatic, phased approach to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis. The White House recently said officials completed a review of North Korea policy and suggested the Biden administration […]

In Leaked Recording, Iran’s Zarif Criticizes Guards’ Influence in Diplomacy

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon August 14, 2020. Photo: Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Iran’s top diplomat complained in a leaked recording that the elite Revolutionary Guards had more influence in foreign affairs and the country’s nuclear dossier than him, in remarks that shine a light […]

Modi Govt’s vaccine diplomacy unravels, within India and abroad

What is foreign policy worth if it stands disconnected from domestic realities? The limelight falls instead on the US’ point blank refusal to lift the ban on supply of ingredients for manufacture of vaccines… As for China, this isn’t quite the occasion to write about it, but truth be told. Suffice to say, the Indian […]

Biden’s Appeasement of Hawks and Neocons Is Crippling His Diplomacy

Written by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Photo credit: haramjedder.blogspot.com – Biden with NATO’s Stoltenberg President Biden took office promising a new era of American international leadership and diplomacy. But with a few exceptions, he has so far allowed self-serving foreign allies, hawkish U.S. interest groups and his own imperial delusions to undermine […]

Biden administration ready to consider ‘some form of diplomacy’ with North Korea – White House

Washington is prepared to talk to North Korea if it paves the way to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki has said, but that doesn’t mean US sanctions are going away. “We are prepared to consider some form of diplomacy if it’s going to lead us down the path toward […]

Egypt’s Sisi Visits Sudan with Dam Diplomacy, Security on the Agenda

Sudan’s Sovereign Council Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan walks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, during a welcome ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan March 6, 2021. Photo: Sudan Sovereign Council/Handout via REUTERS Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited Sudan on Saturday for the first time since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir, as the neighbors […]

Europeans drop plan to condemn Iran at UN nuclear watchdog, opting for diplomacy

VIENNA, Austria (AFP) — European nations will not go ahead with a planned resolution criticizing Iran at this week’s meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog, diplomatic sources said on Thursday. France, Britain and Germany had planned to introduce a resolution at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors, with the support […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s detention ‘blot on British diplomacy’, says husband ahead of scheduled release

The five-year-long detainment of a British mother in Iran is a “blot on British diplomacy”, her husband has said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is a British-Iranian dual national, has been detained in Tehran since 2016 when she was sentenced to five years in prison over allegations, which she denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government. […]

Biden’s Reckless Syria Bombing Is Not the Diplomacy He Promised

Written by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Photo: CODEPINK The February 25 U.S. bombing of Syria immediately puts the policies of the newly-formed Biden administration into sharp relief. Why is this administration bombing the sovereign nation of Syria? Why is it bombing “Iranian-backed militias” who pose absolutely no threat to the United States […]

Germany urges Iran to accept diplomacy in nuclear dispute

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Biden: Iranian nuclear threat ‘requires careful diplomacy’

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

With eye on Biden, India’s Iran diplomacy shifts gear

India completes two years of operations in Chabahar Port By a fortuitous happening, the top South Block official  heading the Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran Division in India’s External Affairs Ministry, J.P. Singh was in Iran in the weekend, hot on the heels of the senior Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. It is improbable they met. It is […]

President Biden ends support for Yemen offensive in diplomacy reset

US President Joe Biden announced that he would withdraw US support for the Saudi Arabia-led offensive in Yemen as part of a reset of American diplomacy during his administration. “America is back. Diplomacy is back at the centre of our foreign policy,” Biden said as he spoke about a range of foreign policy issues and […]

Boosting ‘technology diplomacy’ on agenda: VP

TEHRAN – The vice presidency for science and technology in cooperation with the ministry of foreign affairs is planning to boost ‘technology diplomacy’ through expanding innovation and technology centers in export target countries. Knowledge-based companies are seriously collaborating with the ministry of foreign affairs to expand target markets, IRNA quoted Sourena Sattari, the vice president […]

Pursuing normalization with Iraq, Israeli digital diplomacy plays the heritage card

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