Bruce A. Lohof
Bruce A. Lohof is a former professor of American Studies and a retired U.S. diplomat, serving in Africa, Europe, and South Asia. He was Director of the Fulbright commission in both Pakistan and Egypt, and of the American Studies Research Center in India. He was posted to the Embassy in Vienna in 1988-1989 and to the Salzburg Seminar in 1990-1992. A native of Montana, he now lives in Vienna.
Europeans are delighted by Donald Trump’s departure but the road ahead is bumpy. Can the Paris Accord reduce global warming? Can the Iran Nuclear Deal be resuscitated? Can NATO’s rudder be steadied? Europe hopes so. Biden does too.
In his youth, the legendary travel writer embarked on a walk from London to Constantinople. Along the way, for three extraordinary weeks in February 1934, he discovered Vienna in the throes of political upheaval, to which it seemed to give a collective shrug.