Charlie Brown and Lucy in Bangladesh
Growing up, we didn’t have nearly as many entertainment options as kids do today. In this environment, Charles Schultz’s Peanuts cartoon served as a cultural touchstone for my generation. We all watched…
Time For a Different Approach in Bangladesh
Over the past year, the United States has invested considerable diplomatic energy in an effort to promote free, fair and inclusive elections in Bangladesh as part of a broader attempt to promote…
More Questions than Answers
One of the greatest challenges for diplomats is to remain focused on the most critical issues in a bilateral relationship. Even with the best designed strategy, there will inevitably be frequent distractions…
The Right Side of History
“When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.” Edmund Burke 1770 It is rare that major U.S. media…
The Only Poll That Matters
A great deal of ink has been spilled in recent days analyzing the recent public opinion poll published by the International Republican Institute (IRI). Some of the analysis has been thoughtful and…