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Ambassador’s Directory 2019

Foreign Diplomats Find A Changed America By Roland Flamini It’s still the crowning achievement of any foreign diplomat’s career, but these days being ambassador to Washington can sometimes feel like a seat at the...

The Quest for 1.5 Degrees Centigrade

By Roland Flamini CAN THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT SAVE THE PLANET? In November, the Trump Administration plans to begin the process of withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, formally reversing America’s commitment...

The Vikings Take on Climate Change

By Roland Flamini The Nordic countries are global front runners in the green transition. Supported by an environmentally concerned public, each of these climate-smart countries has taken major legislative and practical steps towards meeting...

Seeing Stars and Mars Bars

Jacqueline B. Mars’ sweet touch extends to supporting hounds, horses and just about everything else in hunt country. By Vicky Moon Jacqueline B. Mars has been a discerning fixture in the horse country of Middleburg...

Being Beastly to the British

Sticks and Stones … and British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch Packs His Bags By Roland Flamini No U.S. president in history has ever unleashed such a fusillade of insults against a foreign ambassador as...

Feature: Washington Represents at SXSW

Earlier this month, the Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP), Events DC and the Mayor’s Office teamed up to host the WeDC House at SXSW in Austin for the 2nd year. The purpose of the...