A Game-Changing Spy & the Fourth of July

Posted on [created] by (not verified) in Leadership, Politics and Society
To the man who brought down the most damaging spy in U.S. history, the Fourth of July is about more than cold beer, fireworks and hotdogs - it's also about remembering the reason for the season: our freedom. In a quick ... Read More »

Wrestling the Dragon with Ambassador Richard Solomon - YPFP's May 17th Event

Posted on [created] by Tripp Copeland in Diplomacy
Forty years ago this past February, former President Richard Nixon visited China, opening economic and diplomatic doors to the Far East. Since then, China has become the world’s second largest economy and a global power ... Read More »

Foreign Policy Leader of the Future

Posted on [created] by (not verified) in Leadership
Tuesday May 22nd was a memorable night in the history of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, as the organization celebrated the past and future of YPFP, and new President Gary Barnabo launched the beginning of a ... Read More »

Is the US Economy Ready to Navigate the Asia Century?

Posted on [created] by jamiecirrito in Economics and Finance, Grand Strategy
For years the US has been unmatched in education and innovation. But the past 30 years of relative political stability in China has constituted a unique period in its modern history, providing China with the opportunity ... Read More »

The Cook's Dilemma

Posted on [created] by Nicholas Iorio in Politics and Society
With America’s “pivot” toward the Asia-Pacific region, President Obama announced an outline for a trans-pacific partnership that excludes those countries that do not “follow the rules” and signaled U.S. intent to rotate ... Read More »

Generational Views on Foreign Policy

Posted on [created] by Daniel Perez in Leadership
The Pew Research Center recently published an interesting report examining generational differences on key questions regarding foreign policy and ... Read More »

Philippine Ambassador Cuisia: A Modern Economic Diplomat

Posted on [created] by Amanda Marie Riggs in Diplomacy
On March 29th, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) had the pleasure to hear the Ambassador from the Republic of the Philippines, His Excellency Jose L. Cuisia, address our membership at the Philippine Embassy ... Read More »

Seeking A Solution For Syria

Posted on [created] by tvassefi in Politics and Society
Last week, YPFP’s Middle East Discussion Group (MEDG) gathered to discuss four options for U.S. intervention in Syria: diplomacy, military intervention, economic ... Read More »

Millennials and the Evolving Work Schedule

Posted on [created] by Daniel Perez in Professional/Career Development
In this great post on Time Magazine’s website, we see a growing recognition in major news sources ... Read More »

Policy Implications of a Nuclear Iran for the United States

Posted on [created] by Amanda Marie Riggs in Politics and Society, Security/Intelligence
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy’s Middle East Discussion Group (MEDG) held its monthly discussion in February on what a nuclear-armed Iran would mean for the United States. MEDG is comprised of academics, ... Read More »