The Foreign Service Journal, January-February 2019

Cover 1
Contents 5
Focus on Economic Diplomacy Works 23
What Is Economic Diplomacy and How Does It Work? 23
View from the E Family: Empowering Growth, Securing Our Future 25
Economic Officers for the Future 28
Six Elements of Effective Economic/Commercial Diplomacy 31
Economic Diplomacy from the FSJ Archive 35
From Guitars to Gold: The Fruits of Economic Diplomacy 36
Feature 56
Exchange Programs Pay Off for Americans 56
Perspectives 7
President’s Views—Economic Diplomacy Works 7
Letter from the Editor—In the Beginning, There Was Econ Diplomacy 10
Speaking Out—Improving the Economic Career Track 20
Reflections—The Way We Were: State and the New Commercial Service 100
Local Lens—Uganda 102
Departments 11
Letters 11
Letters-Plus 14
Talking Points 16
In Memory 89
Books 92
Marketplace 95
Classifieds 95
Real Estate 97
Index to Advertisers 99
AFSA News 59
Call for Nominations: 2019-2021 AFSA Governing Board 59
State VP Voice—Where Does the Econ Track Lead? 60
USAID VP Voice—USAID’s Economic Diplomacy Makes a Difference for U.S. Economic Growth 61
FAS VP Voice—Feeding the World through Economic Diplomacy 62
AFSA on the Hill—Showing the New Congress that Economic Diplomacy Works 63
Getting the Most Out of Your Social Security 63
AFSA Dues Change for 2019 66
Accepting Nominations for Sinclaire Language Award 66
USAID VP Participates in Blacks in Government Panel 67
Governing Board Meeting, November 2018 67
2018 AFSA Tax Guide 68