FOCUS ON PREVENTIVE DIPLOMACY
The rise of risk aversion at the State Department has undermined U.S. diplomats’ ability to work effectively, with serious unintended consequences for national security.
BY ANNE WOODS PATTERSON
Two practitioners discuss the challenges of conflict prevention in the modern age.
BY DAVID C. BECKER AND STEVE LEWIS
An FSO and former ambassador to Rwanda reflects on the ability to predict and prevent intrastate violence.
BY DAVID RAWSON
An excerpt from the first of the George F. Kennan Lectures delivered at the National War College, 1946-1947.
BY GEORGE F. KENNAN
Three decades after its founding, FSYF remains focused on helping our young people adapt to changing environments as they transition between posts worldwide.
BY JOHN K. NALAND
A riveting look back at the German invasion of Poland 80 years ago that ignited World War II.
BY RAY WALSER
Progress and New Priorities
BY ERIC RUBIN
How to Strengthen Human Rights Diplomacy
BY SAMUEL C. DOWNING
Coming of Age in Zaire
BY FRED LaSOR
BY TOM YAZDGERDI
All Diplomacy Is (Eventually) Local
BY JULIE NUTTER