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.
BY AMY GARRETT
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.
BY JIM BEVER
The 74-member international coalition illustrates American leadership in action.
BY PAMELA QUANRUD
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.
BY THOMAS A. SHANNON JR.
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.
BY DONNA SCARAMASTRA GORMAN
A Foreign Service Wish List
BY BARBARA STEPHENSON
Applying Behavioral Economics to the State Department
BY ROB KIRK
Meeting the Spirit Man in Caliquisse
BY RAYMOND MAXWELL
Dear Foreign Service: We’ve Got Your Back
BY REPRESENTATIVE TIM WALZ
Membership Has Its Privileges (and It’s a Bargain!)
BY KENNETH KERO-MENTZ
Partnering with Congress and Others to Defend Our Institution
BY MARY DALY