FPI hosted former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to discuss the legacy of Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter, as well as distinguished professor of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins SAIS and FPI Senior Fellow. FPI Director Carla Freeman moderated the event.

Publications and Events

How and why is the global economic governance system changing - and with what consequences?

FPI Senior Fellow Gregory Chin sheds light on the remaking of the global economic architecture and introduces a fascinating forthcoming project on one of its central pillars: a special issue on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

Published by Global Policy, the forthcoming special issue will cover the AIIB's influence on...

April 29, 2019

With decades of experience at the front lines of Track II diplomacy, JHU SAIS Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Randa Slim sheds light on how committed groups and leaders can make progress toward resolving conflict even when official talks have broken down.

The Iron Curtain. The 1994 North Korea crisis. The Syrian Civil War. These are just a few of the monumental issues in which Track II diplomacy has played a critical role.


The Betty Lou Hummel Memorial Lecture

School of Advanced International Studies

Washington, DC

April 9, 2019

Why America Matters

Ambassador (ret.) Nicholas Burns

Congratulations to my friend, Dean Vali Nasr, for all he is doing to strengthen SAIS and to envision a new future here in Washington D.C. for this great school.

Many thanks to my Foreign Service colleague, Professor Eric Edelman, for being here. Thanks, as well, to Professor...

Foreign Policy Institute’s Art of Diplomacy Speaker Series Presents

Diplomacy and Diversity: A Female Diplomat in the Middle East

with Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley

Moderated by Shamila N. Chaudhary, Senior Advisor to the Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

4:45pm – 6:00pm

Bernstein-Offit Building, Room 500

1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC

Former US Ambassador to Malta Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley shar...

"Democracy is not a given. It's something you have to constantly fight for."

This week, Cengiz Guenay, JHU SAIS Foreign Policy Institute Visiting Scholar, shares critical lessons from his research on the rise of authoritarianism and populism.

How can regional developments teach us about global shifts around the corner? What trends do we see? And what is the role of historical alongside contemporary comparison?

Learn more in this...

The Transatlantic Economy 2019 annual survey offers the most up-to-date set of facts and figures describing the deep economic integration binding Europe and the United States. It documents European-sourced jobs, trade and investment in each of the 50 U.S. states, and U.S.-sourced jobs, trade and investment in each member state of the European Union and other European countries. It reviews key headline trends and helps readers...

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