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In a quickly shrinking world, students must have greater international studies knowledge and foreign language skills as a core part of their education. But how is it achieved? (Corbis)
Global Interdependence and American Educational Reform
How do we prepare American students to be contributing citizens, productive workers, and competent leaders in the interconnected world of the 21st century? more
A career in the Foreign Service can take you to new places every couple of years. (Mark Hatfield/iStockPhoto)
Building a Career as a Diplomat
Brad Evans talks about his work as a Foreign Service Officer for the United States government. more
A pro-government demonstrator holds aloft a picture of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei at Tehran University. (Getty)

Why Trump's Iran Posture May Be 'More Carrot Than Stick' to the Country's Hardliners

At the UN, President Trump again flirted with jettisoning the Iran nuclear deal, which may hinder reforms in the country that he wants to see. more

'North Korea Isn't in the Fighting Business. It's in the Threatening Business'

Daniel Russel, President Obama's former point person for Asia, explains why North Korea's nuclear program cannot be wholly defensive. more

Asia Briefing: Daniel Russel (Complete)

Daniel Russel, President Obama’s former point person for Asia, shares his insights on some of the most important issues affecting the region. more

'Regime-Threatening' Pressure May Bring North Korea to the Table

Former National Security Advisor Tom Donilon says the pressure that precipitated the Iran nuclear deal can serve as a model for dealing with North Korea. more