American Diplomacy

Interweaving of Public Diplomacy and U.S. International BroadcastingAmerican Diplomacy, December 2011

National Review

Silenced by Washington with Mario Corti, National Review, October 23, 2012

Washington Examiner

Biden can counter foreign propaganda by reforming Voice of AmericaWashington Examiner, June 30, 2021

Putin is blackmailing US taxpayer funded Radio LibertyWashington Examiner, May 3, 2021

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty must not submit to Putin’s blackmailWashington Examiner, January 27, 2021

‘Voice of One America’ is against US lawWashington Examiner, November 30, 2020

Dangerously naive VOA journalists make fools of themselvesWashington Examiner, October 8, 2020

How Voice of America lost control of its website to obscene Russian trolls for eight yearsWashington Examiner, August 26, 2020

Voice of America’s forgotten Mr. JonesesWashington Examiner, August 9, 2020

After a decade of extreme bias and foreign propaganda, Voice of America needs a fresh startWashington Examiner, July 6, 2020

Kirk Douglas supported free speech in the US, and in the USSRWashington Examiner, February 16, 2020

How to beat Putin at his own gameWashington Examiner, November 28, 2019

An ahistorical Voice of America is dangerous for the nationWashington Examiner, August 6, 2019

Collusion: How the State Department tried to save Voice of America from Soviet influence in WWIIWashington Examiner, May 12, 2019

Obama holdovers at VOA failed to broadcast the Singapore summit into North KoreaWashington Examiner, June 19, 2018

Voice of America’s failure in Iran and ChinaWashington Examiner, January 24, 2018

Equal time for communists? The downhill slide of VOAWashington Examiner, September 17, 2017

When an idea is foolish and dangerousWashington Examiner, January 10, 2016

Bureaucrats grasp for power at Broadcasting Board of GovernorsWashington Examiner, May 5, 2012

U.S. taxpayers funding pro-Putin VOA programsWashington Examiner, February 20, 2012

Washington Times

LIPIEN: A propaganda-free Voice of AmericaWashington Times, July 15, 2014

LIPIEN: Losing the information warWashington Times, July 29, 2013

LIPIEN: Hushing America’s message in terrorism’s redoubtWashington Times, April 29, 2013

LIPIEN: VOA harms Putin opposition in RussiaWashington Times, February 8, 2012

LIPIEN: Don’t silence Voice of America radio to ChinaWashington Times, March 31, 2011

LIPIEN: Remembering a Polish-American patriotWashington Times, September 1, 2010

Digital Journal

Op-Ed: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty can’t cope with Putin propagandaDigital Journal, May 8, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Cuba jazz musician snubbed by White House and Voice of AmericaDigital Journal, April 24, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America or Voice of Castro without any balance?Digital Journal, April 20, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Anti-Israel RFE/RL Facebook message may inspire terroristsDigital Journal, March 28, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: A phony John Paul II love story distorted his real personaDigital Journal, February 17, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Reform needed for U.S. soft power to workDigital Journal, January 2, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America falsely tells world U.S. is in a ‘State of Fear’Digital Journal, December 7, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Reform and adult supervision for Broadcasting Board of GovernorsDigital Journal, November 30, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America in intellectual twilight zone against PutinDigital Journal, August 12, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Kudos to RFE/RLDigital Journal, July 31, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America disappointsDigital Journal, May 12, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Walter Isaacson on U.S. media and public diplomacyDigital Journal, May 5, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America can learn from State Dept. about social mediaDigital Journal, April 3, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Chinese dissident criticizes Obama, praises Hillary ClintonDigital Journal, March 22, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Murder of Polish priest may offer clues in Boris Nemtsov’s caseDigital Journal, March 3, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Cuba keeps Voice of America and Marti reporters awayDigital Journal, January 21, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Help save Lake Tahoe from losing its iconic skylineDigital Journal, December 11, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: Putin’s Russian victimhood on Voice of AmericaDigital Journal, October 20, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: Propaganda war in which Voice of America helps PutinDigital Journal, September 9, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: No propaganda, Voice of America need not fear reform billDigital Journal, May 2, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: Ukraine gets short shrift from mismanaged Voice of AmericaDigital Journal, January 29, 2014. Archive.

American journalist rejects Russia’s claims for visa denialDigital Journal, January 14, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: RFI explaining French ways to global audience, even love and sexDigital Journal, January 14, 2014. Archive.

Wife of Polish Greenpeace activist visits husband in Russian jailDigital Journal, November 7, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America news report sides with Putin against GreenpeaceDigital Journal, November 5, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: VOA and U.S. public diplomacy failed on Obama-Malala meetingDigital Journal, October 14, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: Federal employees identify U.S. stations for government-paid news SPECIALDigital Journal, July 27, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: US propaganda ban overturned with help of government propagandaDigital Journal, July 16, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: I’m not afraid of Voice of America news in the US, but . . .Digital Journal, July 15, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: America could learn from rappers’ tribute to Radio Free EuropeDigital Journal, April 7, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: Former US diplomat criticizes weak language on Libya killingsDigital Journal, September 14, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: Chen Guangcheng listened in prison to Voice of America radioDigital Journal, May 20, 2012. Archive.

Op-Ed: Annette Lantos wants to save Voice of America from cuts by BBGDigital Journal, April 12, 2012. Archive.

Op-Ed: America’s radios dancing to Putin’s tune in Moscow SPECIALDigital Journal, March 2, 2012. Archive.

Op-Ed: US helping Chinese censors stifle the Jasmine RevolutionDigital Journal, August 19, 2011. Archive.

Op-Ed: Biden’s advisor: Think less of what US can do for Central EuropeDigital Journal, October 20, 2009. Blogger News Network.

Op-Ed: Obama should listen to fellow Nobel winners Dalai Lama and WalesaDigital Journal, October 10, 2009. Archive.

Was White House duped by Kremlin on timing of missile decision?Digital Journal, October 2, 2009. Archive.

Op-Ed: Obama chose wrong day to abandon missile defense shield in EuropeDigital Journal, September 17, 2009

Op-Ed: From Russia with CensorshipDigital Journal, September 16, 2009. Archive.

Killings of Journalists in Russia Lead to Self-CensorshipDigital Journal, September 15, 2009. Archive.

Blogger News Network

Neglect of Media Freedom Issues in Russia Contributed to Murder of Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya, BNN, October 12, 2006