Ukraine Supporters Protest Russian Aggression at White House (photos)

February 28, 2022

Blue and yellow striped flags were ubiquitous as supporters of Ukraine gathered in Lafayette Square near the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Feb. 27, to condemn the Russian […]

Margaret Brennan of ‘Face the Nation’ Discusses Ukraine at Q&A Café 

February 24, 2022

Margaret Brennan, moderator of “Face the Nation,” at CBS News, drew a capacity crowd to Carol Joynt’s Q&A Café Feb 22 at the George Town Club.   A producer at “Face […]

Ukraine vs. Russia: Key Historical Dimensions 

January 31, 2022

Signs of imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine have dominated news headlines in recent days. The deployment of close to 100,000 Russian troops into neighboring Belarus and along Ukraine’s borders combined […]

Profs & Pints DC: A New War in Europe?

January 30, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “A New War in Europe?” a look at tensions between Russia and Ukraine and U.S. options if they go to war, with Michael Kimmage, professor […]

The Story Behind Mapping Georgetown

August 16, 2021

During a three-week trip to Russia a few years back, I met and came to travel with a gentleman in our California State Parks delegation by the name of Phil […]

Azerbaijan’s Diplomatic Couple in Georgetown

September 26, 2018

More than six years and counting. That’s how long Ambassador Elin Suleymanov and his striking wife, Lala Abdurahimova, have resided in Georgetown while representing their country, the Republic of Azerbaijan. […]

Brazile Puts It All on the Table

November 24, 2017

Brazile’s just released book is titled “Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House.” It’s a double entendre (get it?).