Op-ed Columns and Podcasts

“We can’t trust our foreign policy to amateurs,” The Washington Post, October 29, 2019. 

“Diplomats are having an impeachment moment in the sun. It won’t last,” The Los Angeles Times, November 19, 2019. https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-1

“Joseph Wilson: The Diplomat Who Challenged a War,” Politico Magazine, December 29,2019. https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2019/12/29/joseph-wilson-ambassador-obituary-2019-086494

“Suleimani is owed no eulogies, but his record is more complicated than ‘evil mastermind.’ ” The Los Angeles Times, January 3, 2020. https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-01-03/suleimani-is-owed-no-eulogies-but-his-record-is-more-complicated-than-evil-mastermind


Paul Richter talks about the book for The World Unpacked podcast of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace think-tank. He is interviewed by Jen Psaki, who has served as chief spokeswoman for the White House and the State Department. https://the-world-unpacked.simplecast.com/episodes/behind-americas-ambassadors

Paul Richter and Ambassador Anne Patterson speak about diplomacy and The Ambassadors with Safiya Ghori-Ahmad of McLarty Associates.  December 13, 2019. https://maglobal.com/podcast-episode-4/

Paul Richter speaks to former Ambassador Jim Rosapepe of the Council of American Ambassadors, February 10, 2020

Paul Richter speaks to Rich Fisher of Public Radio KWGS about The Ambassadors, December 6, 2019. https://maglobal.com/podcast-episode-4/

Paul Richter and Professor Jennifer Siegel speak about the U.S. Foreign Service with Ann Fisher of Public Radio WOSU, January 7,2020https://radio.wosu.org/post/inside-us-foreign-service