The Foreign Service Journal - January/February 2018

Cover 1
Contents 5
Focus on U.S. Global Leadership 26
Helping Europe Help Itself: The Marshall Plan 26
Working with Ghana to Prevent the Spread of Ebola 31
The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS: A Success Story 35
Diplomacy Works Part II 39
Reimagining the Future of American Leadership 53
FS Know-How 57
Are You Retirement Ready? 57
Perspectives 7
President's Views—A Foreign Service Wish List 7
Letter from the Editor—Global Leadership 9
Speaking Out—Applying Behavioral Economics to the State Department 22
Reflections—Meeting the Spirit Man in Caliquisse 109
Local Lens—South Kalimantan, Indonesia 110
Departments 10
Letters 10
Message from the Hill 13
Talking Points 15
In Memory 94
Books 100
Marketplace 103
Classifieds 103
Real Estate 105
Index to Advertisers 108
AFSA News 63
AFSA President’s Column Becomes Headline News 63
AFSA Meets with House Appropriations Committee Chair 63
State VP Voice—Membership Has Its Privileges (and It’s a Bargain!) 63
FCS VP Voice—U.S. Economic Security Through Trade Agreements 65
AFSA Governing Board Meeting, November 2017 65
Retiree VP Voice—News You Can Use 66
AFSA: Your Partner in Retirement 66
AFSA on the Hill—Partnering with Congress and Others to Defend Our Institution 67
Good News for Foreign Service Parents 67
AFSA Dues Change in 2018 68
Hail and Farewell 68
Recognizing FS Children for Their Sacrifices 69
After the Equifax Breach: What You Can Do 69
AFSA Welcomes 192nd A-100 Class 70
Book Notes: Peacemakers—American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans 70
Readers, FS Writers and a Literary Agent Gather to Talk Books 71
Holiday Happy Hour at AFSA 72
2017 AFSA Tax Guide 73