FOCUS ON FS REFORM: OUTLOOK AND CONSIDERATIONS
A State Department reform push is now moving into Phase III with a practical vision. Here is an update.
BY MARC GROSSMAN AND MARCIE RIES
An argument for the practice of diplomacy to be more science and less art.
BY DAN SPOKOJNY
Entry-level diplomats can gain valuable experience with rotational job opportunities.
BY BEATRICE CAMP
How do we know who “deserves” to be admitted into the U.S. Foreign Service? An entry-level officer explores the question.
BY MARSHALL SHERRELL
A close look at aspects of State Department culture that stand in the way of professional development and leadership training.
BY JOHN FER
A special program bolsters security at embassies and consulates in challenging environments. DSS special agents explain SPEAR and how it works in Mali.
BY KYLE ANDREASEN
Back to the Spoils System?
BY ERIC RUBIN
Foreign Service Reform Today
BY SHAWN DORMAN
In the Corridors: Where Culture, Reputation, and DEIA Meet
BY TANESHA T. DILLARD
The Letter That Saved a Romanian Diplomat-Spy
BY JONATHAN B. RICKERT
BY ÁSGEIR SIGFÚSSON
AFSA Wins in the New Year
BY TOM YAZDGERDI
The Future of the Foreign Service at USAID: More Questions than Answers
BY JASON SINGER
Authorizations and Funding Outcomes
BY KIM GREENPLATE