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The Dismissal of Clarendon

350 years ago this month, the Lord Chancellor, Edward Hyde, earl of Clarendon, was dismissed following the disaster on the Medway. Our Director, Dr Paul Seaward… 915 more words

Early Modern History

Why 'Rexit" Is Not Happening Anytime Soon, in Rex Tillerson's Own Words

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‘Rexit’ was in the news for a few days. Reports that Secretary Tillerson had gone to Texas, putting in 20-hour workdays while also on some time off did not help quell the rumors. 1,505 more words

Secretaries of State: Present at the Creation, Present at the Destruction

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Updated: July 2, 10:59 pm PT
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Present at the Destruction: How Rex Tillerson Is Wrecking the State Department https://t.co/Y1Gk5PWM2X…

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Chatham and the failure of English Politics

400 years ago this week the British navy suffered a disaster after the Dutch Raid on the Medway. In this blog our Director, Dr Paul Seaward… 1,503 more words

Early Modern History

@StateDept Opens a New Consulate in Porto Alegre, Brazil

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Ken Weisbrode's The Atlanticists: An American Diplomacy Story as Cracks Appear in U.S.-Europe Alliance

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Kenneth Weisbrode is a historian at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy. He was formerly a defense analyst at the Atlantic Council of the U.S. 508 more words

Foreign Affairs Day Memorial Plaque Ceremony: John Brown Williams Still Missing

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Last year, we blogged about John B. Williams who was  appointed on 10 March 1842 by President Tyler to be United States consul at the Bay of Islands, New Zealand (see  721 more words