FOCUS ON SUBNATIONAL DIPLOMACY
The FSJ Editorial Board offers thoughts to kick off an important policy discussion.
BY THE FSJ EDITORIAL BOARD
Engaging state and local actors in international diplomacy will help the State Department address the national security challenges of the 21st century.
BY MARYUM SAIFEE
Pittsburgh’s former mayor describes the city’s transition from its heavy industrial past to a sustainable future.
BY WILLIAM PEDUTO
Des Moines’ mayor connects the dots between work at the local level in America and effective global climate leadership.
BY FRANK COWNIE
A former FSO, now a Democratic state committee member for the Bronx, explains how partnerships between local and federal government can help rebuild trust in U.S. foreign policy priorities.
BY EMERITA TORRES
The deputy mayor of Los Angeles argues that breaking down the silos between foreign and domestic policy will make international affairs more relevant for middle-class Americans.
BY NINA HACHIGIAN
Today’s Havana syndrome is “like déjà vu all over again,” as Yogi Berra might have put it.
BY JAMES SCHUMAKER
A project to unearth the lives and legacies of the earliest diplomats is awakening a shared understanding of the U.S. Foreign Service and its history.
BY LINDSAY HENDERSON
Reform for a New Year
BY ERIC RUBIN
Making the Case for Subnational Diplomacy
BY SHAWN DORMAN
Bear Cubs for Romania
BY JONATHAN RICKERT
A Better Workplace Culture in 2022
BY TOM YAZDGERDI
High on Priorities, Short on Details
BY JASON SINGER
New Year’s Resolutions
BY JOHN K. NALAND