FOCUS ON PANDEMIC DIPLOMACY
Beyond the shock, no two pandemics are alike, explains the FSO who was deputy chief of mission in Mexico City in 2009, when swine flu swept the world.
BY LESLIE BASSETT
Jeremy Konyndyk mines his experience leading the U.S. Ebola pandemic response effort to offer insights into meeting the challenge of COVID-19 today.
INTERVIEW WITH JEREMY KONYNDYK
A career FSO with extensive experience in global health diplomacy discusses the practical problems—all solvable—in bringing the current and future health crises under control.
BY JIMMY KOLKER
A recharged public diplomacy needs to join whole-of-government policy deliberations at the highest level.
BY DONALD M. BISHOP
In a fast-changing world with tensions and needs exacerbated by the pandemic, the practice of public diplomacy demands a swift reconfiguration.
BY JIAN (JAY) WANG
A COVID-19 evacuation story in photos.
BY MONICA ROJAS
Dispatches from the field show how the U.S. Foreign Service works for the American people.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not constrained Russia’s activity in the Middle East, but it is unclear whether Moscow has a longer-term strategy for the region.
BY ANGELA STENT
Living Up to Our Ideals
BY ERIC RUBIN
BY SHAWN DORMAN
Changing Mindsets on Race at State
BY P. MICHAEL MCKINLEY
Public Health in Foreign Policy: Ebola 1976
BY WALTER CUTLER
COVID-19 and the Summer Transfer Season
BY TOM YAZDGERDI