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The Foreign Service Journal
The Foreign Service Journal covers foreign affairs from an insider’s perspective, providing thought-provoking articles on international issues, the practice of diplomacy and the U.S. Foreign Service. Including the AFSA News section, The Journal is published monthly (January-February and July-August issues combined) by the American Foreign Service Association.
The January/February issue focuses on U.S. global leadership.
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FOCUS ON U.S GLOBAL LEADERSHIP
On the eve of its 70th anniversary, the Marshall Plan remains one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives in U.S. history and a model of effective diplomacy.
The U.S. role in helping Ghana stave off a deadly epidemic showcases American diplomats’ perseverance, political astuteness and creativity, as well as interagency teamwork, in fulfilling a vital mission.
The 74-member international coalition illustrates American leadership in action.
Here are more stories about the day-to-day work U.S. diplomats do around the globe to advance American ideals, protect America’s prosperity and national security, and help maintain a peaceful world.
American leadership today will be defined by our grasp of future trends. The under secretary of State for political affairs reflects on diplomacy for the 21st century.
Experts explain how to prepare for retirement throughout your career, from your first days on the job until you turn in your badge on the last day.
A Foreign Service Wish List
Applying Behavioral Economics to the State Department
Meeting the Spirit Man in Caliquisse
Dear Foreign Service: We’ve Got Your Back
Membership Has Its Privileges (and It’s a Bargain!)
Partnering with Congress and Others to Defend Our Institution