At Brookings talk, Van Hollen calls for “quiet diplomacy,” strategic partnerships

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, criticized what he called the Trump administration’s isolationist foreign policy and called for greater collaboration with American allies in a discussion on defense and international affairs at the Brookings Institution Thursday. Van Hollen…

U.S. pressure aids release of imprisoned Azeri journalist

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By HANNAH LANG Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Several months before journalist…

Afghans Must Take Responsibility for Own Country, Sen. Cardin Says in Foreign Policy Interview

Sen. Ben Cardin, a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sat down with Capital News Service this week to discuss some of the most pressing foreign policy issues facing the United States.

Cautious Optimism over Maryland-India Trade

Despite exports from Maryland to India decreasing by almost 15 percent in recent years, Maryland businesses are optimistic about growth in trade between the two.

Syrian Expatriates In Maryland Still Want Strikes

While most Americans and members of Congress favor diplomacy in Syria, a number of Syrians in Maryland were disappointed that President Bashar Assad and his regime were not punished with military strikes.