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Anne Patterson

Economic Diplomacy as Public Diplomacy

Philip Seib | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Philip Seib

It could be argued that the United States is trying to buy hearts and minds. That is an unnecessarily uncharitable judgment of these programs. American foreign policy planners would be foolish not to use economic muscle to accomplish their goals.

Senate Confirms U.S. Ambassador To Egypt For State Department Post

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted by an overwhelming 78-16 on Monday to confirm Anne Patterson, the U.S. ambassador to Egypt and ...

White House Backs Official Under Fire

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday voiced confidence in the U.S. ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, who has come under f...

The Muslim Brotherhood's Suicide Leap

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 08.31.2013 | Home
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Across Egypt tonight the question on virtually everyone's lips is whether the Egyptian military will rescue the country by decapitating the Brothers' hold on the presidential palace and impose their own solution to the crisis. The problem is that the military has no sure-footed path forward either.

WikiLeaks: Anti-Americanism Rife In Pakistan Army Institution

Posted 07.25.2011 | Home

SLAMABAD (Reuters) - Officers received training biased against the United States at a prestigious Pakistan army institution, according to Wikileaks, u...

Afghanistan 'Review' Shows Need for Journalism on Classified Information

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Naiman

The top line of the story the administration is presenting is "progress." But the assessment of 16 U.S. intelligence agencies gives a very different picture, and the public needs to know that in order to have an informed opinion.

Wikileaks Actually Shows US-Pakistan Relations Are Strong

Syed Yahya Hussainy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Syed Yahya Hussainy

The past few days we have witnessed a lot of panic about the state of US-Pakistan relations following the release of secret diplomatic cables by the w...

Dan Froomkin

Anne Patterson Outed By WikiLeaks As A Truth-Teller | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The public expression of modern American diplomacy is typically so dull and disingenuous that one of the pleasing revelations from the unauthorized re...

Justice John E. Wallace OUSTED: Anne M. Patterson Picked To Replace Only Black Justice On NJ Supreme Court By Chris Christie

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. (Associated Press) - New Jersey's new Republican governor has made his first move to reshape the state Supreme Court, ousting the only b...

Time to Interact with Average Pakistanis

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Saad Khan

The nexus of military and conservatives in Pakistan is strong enough to silence the majority of peace-loving Pakistanis. The only workable solution is facilitating interaction through media and the Internet.

Pakistan Marches, Crackdown Threaten Regional Stability

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The political and popular strife in Pakistan continues to escalate as police and government security officials attempt to stymie the rising tide of an...