diplomacy http://iowapublicradio.org en Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-123 <div id="content"><div class="chat in"><div class="msg 1st">President Obama took his case for military action in Syria to a skeptical American public last night and asserted the need to keep pressure on the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:29:37 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 28933 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day Madeleine Albright visits Cedar Rapids http://iowapublicradio.org/post/madeleine-albright-visits-cedar-rapids <p></p><p>As she led reporters around displays of the pins she wore during her career, it was as if Madeleine Albright were introducing old friends at a family reunion.</p><p>With each pin came a memory for the former Secretary of State; crucial diplomatic decisions, casual moments in the White House, and tense meetings with international heads of stateā€¦ including Kim Jong-Il.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 18 May 2013 12:33:31 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 20978 at http://iowapublicradio.org Madeleine Albright visits Cedar Rapids Citizen Diplomacy & The Art Exhibit "Windows and Mirrors" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/citizen-diplomacy-art-exhibit-windows-and-mirrors <p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family: "Georgia","serif"; font-size: 10.5pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;' lang="EN"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Participating in exchange programs with other countries is one way Americans can actively engage in citizen diplomacy. Tara Shonenshine, the Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs at the U.S. State Department talks about her efforts to strengthen our standing and relevance around the world. Then host Charity Nebbe talks about an art exhibition traveling the U.S. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 16:38:30 +0000 Charity Nebbe 7704 at http://iowapublicradio.org Citizen Diplomacy & The Art Exhibit "Windows and Mirrors"