Category - 2018 Challenges

2018 Challenges 2018 peace and security Global challenges International peace and security Iran and JCPOA U.S.-Iran

Isolating Trump on Iran Nuclear Deal

Isolating Trump on Iran Nuclear Deal Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (07 May 2018) –On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, President Donald Trump will tell the world whether the U.S. will abrogate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA – the Iran nuclear deal). The Ward Post does not report breaking news, nor does it make predictions. The latter is virtually impossible with the Trump presidency. However, it is important to provide the context to Trump’s action on the JCPOA. The U.S. capital...

2018 Challenges U.S. Global Policies U.S. Politics

“This too will pass” – Firing of Andrew McCabe and American global leadership

“This too will pass” – Firing of Andrew McCabe and American global leadership March 18, 2018 — Ambassador Curtis Ward offered comments on Jamaica radio station RJR’s popular weekly news review show, That’s a Rap, with acclaimed journalist and host Earl Moxam. In the wake of the firing of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, questions arose on the threat to America’s system of justice and America’s moral authority in global leadership;  and highlighted...

2018 Challenges Geopolitics Global challenges International peace and security

Hopes, Fears, and Challenges for 2018 – the Global Landscape

Hopes, Fears, and Challenges for 2018 – the Global Landscape Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (29 December 2017) — In 2018 the international community – not an abstract term, but humanity – will face serious challenges to international peace and security, human development, and human security. There will be new challenges, but most are being carried over and are a result of, or exacerbated by lack of responsible leadership and timely action to ameliorate or prevent increasing threats...