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April 5, 2014, MSNBC, U.S. Role in Afghanistan Elections and Ukraine 

April 3, 2014, The Daily Princetonian,  Former ambassador Christopher Hill speaks on foreign policy

March 24, 2014, MSNBC, Putin's power play puts Russia on the outs

March 21, 2014, Bowdoin News,  Bowdoin Announces 2014 Honorary Degree Recipients

March 21, 2014, Project Syndicate, Reckoning with Russia

March 21, 2014, BSANNA News, Hill: Macedonia acts as NATO member and should be accepted as such

March 17, 2014, MSNBC, Cooperation key in Malaysia flight search

March 16, 2014, The Aaron Harbor Show, Asian Affairs & Protecting the U.S. Abroad

March 10, 2014, MSNBC, What should US focus be in Ukraine crisis?

March 6, 2014, CNN, New Russia sanctions won't have much effect

February 23, 2014, philstar.com, China's war of words

February 20, 2014, Project Syndicate, China's Fear Strategy

February 11, 2014, Arirang News, Stronger relations among Korea, China and Japan are key to Korean peninsula peace: Christopher Hill

February 10, 2014, GlobalPost, N. Korean nuke not acceptable for Asian peace: ex-U.S. envoy

February 6, 2014, CL Tampa Bay, Former ambassador Chris Hill talks about Iraq, Syria & Afghanistan at USF

February 5, 2014, The Tampa Tribue, Former U.S. ambassador says Iraq's potential obscured

January 23, 2014, Project Syndicate, Syria's war in Iraq

January 15, 2014, GlobalPost, Insight: Maliki consolidates power, fails to reconcile Iraqis

January 9, 2014, CNN,  Did Rodman hurt U.S. efforts to free American imprisoned in North Korea?

January 4, 2014, CNN, Militants Threaten Major Iraqi Cities

January 3, 2014, CNN, Iraq Fighting al Qaeda-Linked Militants

December 20, 2013, CNN, Expert: North Korea Purge Isn't Over

December 3, 2013, CNN, Fmr. Ambassador to South Korea on reported North Korea purges: Kim Jung Un wants to show country who is in charge

November 28, 2013, Project Syndicate, The Perils of Backseat Negotiating

November 25, 2013, MSNBC, A historic nuclear deal

November 24, 2013, MSNBC, The differences between Iran and North Korea

November 23, 2013, The New York Times, A Step, if Modest, Toward Slowing Iran's Weapons Capability

October 25, 2013, CCTV, China-U.S. Crisis Management

October 24, 2013, Project Syndicate, The Obama Anti-Doctrine

October 18, 2013, The Standard, Patience with Kim Fading

October 17, 2013, Bloomberg Television, How Easy Is It to Do Business in North Korea?

October 13, 2013, CRI English, Christopher Hill on China U.S. Ties

October 9, 2013, CSU Collegian, Former U.S. Ambassador addresses Syria issues to CSU Crowd

October 1, 2013, Denver Post, Korbel School dean Christopher Hill makes new friends in Colorado Springs

September 24, 2013, Business Week, US experts: NKorea can likely build key nuke parts

September 22, 2013, Yonhap News, Hill: N. Korea not serious about talks, but U.S. has no other option

September 19, 2013, CCTV, Denuclearization Dialogue: Six-Party Talks

September 18, 2013, Project Syndicate, The Geneva Conversion

September 18, 2013, The Colorado Springs Gazette, Former Ambassador Urges U.S. Diplomatic Engagement in Middle East

September 11, 2013, NPR, Kerry's Meeting With Russian Is Next Key Moment In Syria Crisis

September 5, 2013, PBS Newshour, Should U.S. Spend More Time Working Out 'Diplomatic Architecture' on Syria?

September 4, 2013, Voice of America, Ambassador Christopher Hill and General Anthony Zinni on Syria

August 30, 2013, New York Times, After British Vote, Unusual Isolation for U.S. on Syria

August 30, 2013, Voice of America, Experts Cite Problems in Possible US Strike on Syria

August 29, 2013, The Take Away, Syria: "Hit These People & Hit Them Very Hard"

August 29, 2013, BuzzFeed Politics, Syria Is Not Kosovo, Balkan Veterans Say

August 27, 2013, 9News Denver, Toppling Syrian regime would come with great risk

August 20, 2013, Project Syndicate, The Limits of Twitter Diplomacy

August 11, 2013, C-Span, Threats to U.S. Embassies

August 5, 2013, Andrea Mitchel Reports, Chris Hill on embassy terror threats: 'The US is in hunker down position'

August 4, 2013, CNN, Intercepted al Qaeda message led to shuttering embassies, consulates

August 3, 2013, CNN, Embassies Close as U.S. Issues Global Travel Alert Due to al Queda Threat

July 23, 2013, Project Syndicate, Saving Syria and America

July 10, 2013, CNN, No end in Sight for NSA leak Fallout

June 23, 2013, Project Syndicate, China's South Korean Future

May 21, 2013, Managing Syria's Meltdown, Managing Syria's Meltdown

May 16, 2013, NPR, Ex-Ambassador to Iraq Weighs In On Talking To 'Monsters'

May 15, 2013, New York Times, When to Talk to Monsters

April 30, 2013, Fox News Radio, Ambassador Christopher Hill On Syria

April 24, 2013, Project Syndicate, How to Move China

April 15, 2013, CNN, Will North Korea's young leader sit up and listen to China?

April 10, 2013, Worldview, Former U.N. Ambassador Christopher Hill on the Korea Crisis

April 9, 2013, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, North Korea: Behind the Bamboo Curtain

April 6, 2013, Quartz, Former US official: N orth Korean leader is one of the more pathetic heads of state

April 4, 2013, CNN, Special 6pm ET edition of the Situation Room: North Korean Crisis

March 30, 2013, ABC News (Australia), Tension rising between North Korea and US

March 30, 2013, Washington Post, Aggressive talk from North Korea concerns U.S. leaders

March 27, 2013, CNN Newsroom, Analysis: What's Kim Jong Un up to?

March 27, 2013, Al Jazeera English, US 'shock and audit' over Iraq expenses

March 19, 9News Denver, Iraq War 10 year anniversary reflections

March 18, 2013, Project Syndicate, From War of Choice to War Without End

March 16, 2013, AFP, Costly Iraq war left US no stronger in Middle East

March 15, 2013, HuffPost Live, When Diplomacy Fails

March 14, 2013, AFP, Ten years on, Iraq haunts US response to Syria, Iran

March 12, 2013, Los Angeles Times, U.S. issues new sanctions after North Korea 'scraps' armistice

March 7, 2013, PRI's The World, US Ready for North Korean Attack

January 30, 2013, Studio 12, War on Terror: What Does it Mean Today?

January 23, 2013, Project Syndicate, America's Unconfirmed Hostages

January 11, 2013, Jansing & Co, Fmr. Ambassador: Afghans need to solve Afghanistan's future, not the U.S.

January 7, 2013, PRI's The World, What Google's Eric Schmidt and Former Governor Bill Richardson will Achieve in North Korea.

January 2013, 5280 Magazine, Talking Points: Interview of Christopher Hill by Luc Hatlestad.

December 12, 2012, New York Times, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, is quoted following the successful launch of a long range rocket by North Korea.

December 12, 2012, PRI's The World, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, talks about the successful launch of a long range rocket by North Korea.

November 12, 2012, Project Syndicate, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christoper Hill, writes about the foreign policy potential of the second Obama administration.

October 22, 2012, Project Syndicate, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, writes about the growing trends toward nationalism in Japan and China.

September 24, 2014, Project Syndicate, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses the lack of discourse surrounding the foreign affairs in the 2012 presidential election.

July 30, 2012, kunc.org,  Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses the challenges and opportunities in foreign policy after the election.

July 27, 2012, CNN.com,  Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses the marriage announcement of North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un.

June 15, 2012, Project-Syndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, shares his thoughts with Project-Syndicate in "Where Are the Syrian Peacemakers?"

May 19, 2012, The Daily Star, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill shares his thoughts in, "To wage war, it's best to explore diplomatic options first."

May 16, 2012, Project-Syndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill discusses effective diplomacy in, "The Diplomacy Option."

May 4, 2012, MSN.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill speaks with MSN's Andrea Mitchell about Guangcheng's fate.

April 26, 2012, AlaskaDispatch.com, "The Chinese are on the hot seat," says Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill during interview with Donald Kirk with The Christian Science Monitor.

April 25, 2012, KoreaHerald.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, says "North is relic of China's past, not asset for its future," at the 2012 Asan Plenum, a three-day international forum on global challenges.

April 25, 2012, Yonhap News, "I think it is correct to be concerned that the next nuclear test will be somehow different and bigger than previous nuclear tests," Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill tells Yonhap News Agency in an interview in Seoul.

April 18, 2012, Project-Syndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, shares his thoughts with Project-Syndicate in "Is North Korea losing China? "

April 16, 2012, C-SPAN, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill discusses North Korea's failed rocket launch with C-SPAN.

April 15, 2012, Arirang News, Dean Hill quoted in Korea's Arirang News article; "UNSC Statement Against N. Korea Seems Imminent.

April 13, 2012, pbs.org/newshour, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill featured in this PBS NewsHour video discussing North Korea's recent missile failure.

April 13, 2012, Denverpost.com, 64th Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, Christopher Hill discuss foreign policy at the University of Denver.

April 13, 2012, 9news.com,  Dean Christopher Hill speaks with 9news about the nuclear testing in North Korea.  

April 9, 2012, CNN.com, Dean Christopher Hill discusses North Korea's rocket launch, in, "Birthday launch masks North Korea's struggles within."

March 22, 2012, TheDailyNewsEgypt.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, has "Forgotten Foreign Policy" featured on TheDailyNewsEgypt.com.

March 21, 2012, Project-syndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, shares his thoughts with Project-Syndicate.org on "Forgotten Foreign Policy."

March 1, 2012, Nationalpost.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses North Korea’s agreement with the U.S. to suspend major elements of its atomic weapons program.

March 1, 2012, Aljazeera.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, speaks with Aljazeera about North Korea's agreement to suspend its enrichment program along with nuclear and long-range missile tests, and to let United Nations nuclear inspectors monitor the deal.

February 29, 2012, The World Tonight, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, speaks with The World News Tonight about North Korea's agreement to suspend uranium enrichment and the testing of long-range missiles.

February 22, 2012, The Denver Post, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill and U.S. Senator Mark Udall speak briefly about international affairs with the Denver Post.

February 22, 2012, KKTV.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, sits on national security forum/panel discussion, hosted by Senator Mark Udall.

February 22, 2012, 9news.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, participates on national security forum and panel discussion, hosted by Senator Mark Udall.

February 15, 2012, Projectsyndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, writes on the importance of Sino-American relations.

February 8, 2012, Chinadaily.com.cn, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, says Chinese Vice President's visit will "really help" Sino-American relations.

February 7, 2012, SIIS.org.cn, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, articipates in commemoration of 40 year anniversary of Shanghai Communique.

February 7, 2012, Chinadaily.com.cn, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, says US doesn't want to contain China.

January 19, 2012, Projectsyndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses Iraq's domestic political situation.

January 19 2012, DU Today, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses the "fresh starts" in Iraq and North Korea.

January 17, 2012, CFR.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses the legacy of the late Richard Holbrooke with the Council on Foreign Relations.

January 4, 2012, Projectsyndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses Kiro Gilgorov, Macedonia's Man of Peace

December 22, 2011, Time.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill speaks with Time World about North Korean leadership.

December 21, 2011, Arirang.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill speaks with Arirang news about the future of North Korean leadership.

December 20, 2011, CBNNews.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, speaks to CBN.com about Kim Jong-un; "He is truly not a primetime player, ready for primetime play."

December 20, 2011, ABCNews.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, speaks to ABC News about the death of North Korea's Leader, Kim Jong-il.

December 20, 2011, USAToday.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill: uncertain who will emerge as North Korea's true leader.

December 20, 2011, Projectsyndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses North Korea after Kim Jong-il.

December 20, 2011, Assoociated Press, Joesf Korbel School Dean shares his thoughts with the Associated Press about the future North Korean leadership.

December 19, 2011, NYTimes.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill speaks with the New York Times about North Korean leadership, "To understand the leadership structure requires going way back into Korean culture to understand Confucian principles."

December 19, 2011, NPR.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses the passing of Kim Jong-Il on NPR's Talk of the Nation.

November 29, 2011, Projectsyndicate.org, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, discusses the administration's shift in focus from the Middle East to the Pacific .

October 28, 2011, usafa.af.mi l, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill, speaks at this year's Academy conference; Power and Influence: Global Dynamics in the 21st Century.

October 27, 2011, Yonhapnews, Ex-U.S. negotiator not optimistic about nuke talks with N. Korea.

October 27, 2011, Arirang, Hill Casts Doubt Over "Early Breakthrough" in Process to Disarm N. Korea.

October 27, 2011, Project-Syndicate.org, Dean Christopher Hill discusses his thoughts on the South Korean-U.S. relationship in his Project Syndicate article, "The Personal Ties that Bind."

October 25, 2011, CNN.com, Dean Christopher Hill shares his opinion in 'Who lost Iraq' is the wrong question.

October 24, 2011, International Herald Tribune Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill quoted in article; Less U.S. soft power in Iraq .

October 23, 2011, Reuters, Dean Christopher Hill shares his opinion in The Great Debate - Why the U.S. Couldn't Stay in Iraq

October 22, 2011, NewYorkTimes.com, Josef Korbel School Dean, Christopher Hill quoted in NYT article; U.S. Scales Back Diplomacy in Iraq Amid Fiscal and Security Concerns. Also featured on denverpost.com.

October 17, 2011, international.ucla.edu, Dean Christopher Hill discusses his views about American foriegn policy in the Middle East and East Asia at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations.

October 14, 2011, preweb.com, Ambassador and dean of the Josef Korbel School, Christopher Hill, spoke on the importance of education in Kosovo to an audience of more than 200 guests in Prishtina.

October 4, 2011UCLA International InstituteAmbassador Hill is slated to speak at UCLA on U.S. policy in the Middle East and East Asia.

October 1, 2011Al JazeeraAmbassador Hill addresses the unforeseen consequences of the Arab Spring, especially in volatile Iraq.

September 27, 2011, Project-Syndicate.org, Dean Christopher Hill’s latest commentary on project-syndicate.org The Arab Spring’s Unintended Consequences

September 7, 2011, DUToday, Dean Christopher Hill talks about what it was like to be at the American Embassy in Warsaw on September 11, 2011. Watch the video on DUToday.

August 23, 2011, Project-Syndicate.org, Dean Christopher Hill discusses what NATO should do with the various rebel groups that "liberated" Libya in the most recent addition to projectsyndicat.org's Strategic Spotlight, "Beyond NATO's Libyan Redemption." Also featured on CNN.com.

July 27, 2011, Project-Syndicate.org, Dean Christopher Hill discusses America's Fiscal Isolationism in the most recent addition to projectsyndicate.org's Strategic Spotlight.

July 26, 2011, YouTube.com, Ambassador Christopher Hill received the United Macedonian Diaspora's Macedonia Friendship Award.

July 3, 2011, Aspen Ideas Festival, Dean Christopher Hill, along with Marc Nathanson, James Fallows and Richard Lobo discuss Social Media and Public Diplomacy at last week's Aspen Ideas Festival.

June 24, 2011, Project-syndicate.org, Dean Christopher Hill discusses the importance of NATO in this week's Strategic Spotlight.

June 16, 2011, The Washington Post, Dean Christopher Hill, along with three other former US ambassadors urge Congress to fund Baghdad embassy and security.

June 6, 2011, Project-syndicate.org, Dean Christopher Hill remembers Ambassador Lawrence Eagleburger.

June 1, 2011, Todayonline.com, Dean Christopher Hill discusses the Israel-Palestine peace process in his article, Don’t hit ‘pause’ on peace.

June 1, 2011, NPR, Dean Christopher Hill speaks with Mary Louise Kelly about Ratko Mladic and the charges against him for genocide and war crimes. Listen to Dean Hill on NPR.

May 30, 2011, Project-syndicate.org, Dean Christopher Hill discusses the peace process and the Arab spring in this week's commentary.

May 21, 2011, TEDxTalks, TEDxDU YouTube video series features Dean Christopher Hill's discussion about negotiations in difficult situtations.  View the video.

May 12, 2011, NationalJournal.com, in response to the issue of the commander-in-chief being silent on keeping troops in Iraq beyond 2011, Dean Christopher Hill stated, "I think it's very prudent for the president not to be speaking on this subject." Read the full article on NationalJournal.com.

May 12, 2011, Aljazeera.net, Dean Christopher Hill's views regarding countries transitioning to democracy featured on Aljazeera.net.

May 11, 2011, Dean Christopher Hill talks to students in his second town hall meeting, offering his plans for the future of the Josef Korbel School and addressing concerns about course availability and career opportunities. Read the full article here.

May 11, 2011, denverpost.com, Dean Christopher Hill paraphrases Tina Turner, "'What's trust got to do with it?'" "I don't think we need to trust them. We need to find projects where we can assure some common interest to try to work for," in his article about 2011 as a year to remember in the Middle East on denverpost.com.

May 10, 2011, 9News.com, Dean Christopher Hill was a guest on Your Show, discussing the stability in the Middle East after the death of Osama bin Laden.

April 28, 2011, MSNBC.com, Dean Christopher Hill speaks with MSNBC's Andrew Mitchell about the President's security team shake up.

April 27, 2011, Project-syndicate.org, According to Dean Christopher Hill, "dropping bombs as a solution to the world's trouble spots may be falling out of fashion (with the notable exception of Libya), but finger wagging is definitely back in," in his latest commentary on project-syndicate.org.

April 25, 2011, America in a New World, Dean Hill will contribute his thoughts each month to America in a New World, written exclusively from Project Syndicate.  He will make "sense of the ferment of U.S. foreign and security policy at a time of creation--if not order, then of new responses to global disorder." Read more about this upcoming strategic spotlight series on Project-Syndicate.org. 

March 15, 2011, The Daily Star, Barack Obama is wise not to direct traffic in each new crisis. Dean Hill provides commentary on The Daily Star.

March 6, 2011, Al Jazeera, Whether or not to use starvation as a weapon to bring down the regime to its North? Dean Hill discusses this topic on AlJazeera.net.

March 4, 2011, CNN, Dean Hill discusses the uprising in Lybia in CNN articles; Witness: Peace protestors mowed down in Libya.

March 3, 2011, DU Today, Dean Hill offers insight into North Korea.

February 24, 2011, DU Today, Dean Hill revisits his tour of duty in Iraq.

February 17, 2011, DU Today, Dean Hill talks diplomacy, Wikileaks and DU.

Jan 26, 2011, Dean Hill sees hope in Iraq's future. "Diplomats try not to look back, we try to look forward . . . If you keep looking forward you'll see that Iraq is going to make it."
Read more about this event held at the Josef Korbel School.

Jan 19, 2011, Asia Times Online, Seoul wants Obama to get serious. Ambassador Hill quoted on the importance of addressing the issue of a nuclear North Korea in Asia Times Online. Read the full story.

Jan 14, 2011, Arirang- Korea's Global TV, Former US Envoy Stresses Denuclearization Efforts Should Continue. "Christopher Hill, who also served as the US ambassador to Korea, pointed out that while the multilateral negotiations have failed to denuclearize Pyeongyang, the world cannot afford to neglect a North Korea that has nuclear weapons." Listen to the full interview with Ambassador Hill on Arirang.

January 13, 2011 Take a new tack on Iran. Ambassador Hill's article was recently featured in The Japan Times Online. Read the full article on Ambassador Hill's thoughts on the effectiveness of sanctions on Iran.

December 13, 2010, NPR, Ambassador Hill remembers Holbrooke. Melissa Block speaks with Christopher Hill, former ambassador to Iraq, who worked with Richard Holbrooke on the Dayton Accords. Hill reflects on his former colleague and mentor. Read this full article and listen to the interview on NPR featuring ambassador Hill's comments about Richard Holbrooke.

Dec 6, 2010, Foreign Policy, Who's more influential in Iraq? Iran or Saudi Arabia? Foreign Policy features a quote from Dean Hill saying, "Saudi influence in Iraq was significant, perhaps more significant than Iran's at the moment, given the financial and media assets at its disposal, and given Iran's recent internal distractions."  Read this full article on ForeignPolicy.com featuring this quote from ambassador Christopher Hill. 

Nov 30, 2010, NPR, Ex-Diplomats Fear Leak Will Lead to Cautious Cables. Dean Hill discusses the effects of the Wikileaks cables on communication between diplomats. Listen to this story from NPR.

Nov 29, 2010, NPR, The Diplomatic Fallout from Leaked Documents. "I do worry about the business of diplomacy. I worry about what people are prepared to put in cables in the future." Listen to Dean Hill's NPR interview discussing possible damaging fallout from the Wikileaks documents

Nov 29 2010, 9News, What the Wikileaks scandal means to you. "The release of our country's diplomatic dispatches is a criminal act . . . It's a serious matter, it hurts our national security." Read more about Dean Hill's thoughts on the Wikileaks cables on Channel 9 News.

Nov 24 2010, Radio AU, U.S. and Seoul to coordinate response to Pyongyang. Dean Hill is interviewed by Radio Australia regarding the U.S. response to North Korea's actions in the West Sea. Click here to listen to this Radio Australia interview with Dean Hill.