Stephen Bosworth, a visiting lecturer at FSI in residence at Shorenstein APARC, discusses his career in the U.S. Foreign Service and highlights lessons learned from his years of diverse diplomatic engagement.
Shorenstein Distinguished Fellow Michael Armacost has been selected to receive Japan's highest honor given to non-Japanese citizens in recognition of his work contributing to the continued friendship and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States.
In April 2007, a delegation of scholars from Shorenstein APARC visited Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Beijing, fulfilling the center's mission to carry its work "into Asia." Daniel Sneider, Shorenstein APARC's associate director for research, recalled the busy and productive trip for the summer 2007 edition of FSI's regular newsletter, Encina Columns.
The next president will be hampered by a gigantic fiscal deficit and a military that is stretched thin. In short, he will have few easy choices. Michael H. Armacost wonders why politicians yearn for this job.