Monthly Archives: May 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, 1928-2017

Having studied the career of former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski for some years now, it is hard not to characterise him as one of the wise men of American foreign policy. He was a fascinating, engaging, methodical individual but also a combative and controversial figure. With his passing on Friday at the age of […]

IHDTC Conference 2017

On December 15, 1978, the United States and the People’s Republic of China issued a joint communiqué that established diplomatic relations between the two nations. Although an historic achievement for then President Jimmy Carter, the rapprochement in U.S.-Sino relations came to have a significant impact on the administration’s foreign policy agenda. Significant differences emerged during […]