FOCUS ON U.S. DIPLOMACY FOR THE 2020s
A discussion with Ambassadors Nicholas Burns, Marc Grossman and Marcie Ries
The Association of Black American Ambassadors offers a set of measures to make diversity and inclusion real at State and USAID.
American diplomats can play an important role in addressing the global weakening of democracy.
BY MICHAEL J. ABRAMOWITZ
Nuclear arms control and nonproliferation remain critical national security challenges. How prepared is the State Department to deal with these issues?
BY LAURA KENNEDY
Reflections on the 10th anniversary of the Arab Spring from a career diplomat who was there.
BY GORDON GRAY
On the 40th anniversary of the release of the Iran hostages, a fictional FSO heroine stirs memories of the takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran and its aftermath.
BY JOHN LIMBERT AND MARC GROSSMAN
A Moment of Hope and Possibility
BY ERIC RUBIN
Picking Up the Pieces
BY SHAWN DORMAN
A Crown and a Nation
BY BEATRICE CAMP
Reforming the State Department
BY TOM YAZDGERDI
Refine, But Don’t Re-define, Development
BY JASON SINGER
The New Year: An Opportunity to Think Differently
BY JAY CARREIRO
Advocacy in a New Administration
BY KIM GREENPLATE