The Foreign Service Journal, January-February 2020

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL | JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2020 5 Cover Story 25 Teaching Diplomacy Today This comprehensive look at post–Foreign Service opportunities in academia includes first-person insights into advantages and perils, advice on the how-tos, and more. By J i l l i a n Bu r n s a n d Ma r k C . S t o re l l a 48 A Night to Remember On Jan. 12, 2010, a sunny afternoon turned into a nightmare. America’s deputy chief of mission in Haiti shares his record of the first hours of the catastrophe. By Da v i d L i n dwa l l January-February 2020 Volume 97, No. 1 FOREIGN SERVICE Feature: The 2010 Haiti Earthquake Focus on How They See Us 32 Outside Observers See the United States in Ways We Ourselves Cannot The views of well-informed foreign observers can offer a welcome counterpoint to the extreme ups and downs of Americans’ own assessment of our nation and its role in the world. By A l ex i s L u dw i g 54 Tremblement! The USAID mission director in Haiti at the time of the earthquake reflects on the disaster and its aftermath. By Ca r l e e n e De i 37 Keeping the Relationship Special Don’t underestimate the importance of continued U.S.-U.K. collaboration, a senior British diplomat says in reviewing his trans-Atlantic experience. By Pa t r i c k Da v i e s 41 Working with the United States: A View from Panama Not without hiccups, U.S.-Panama ties can become stronger with frank and open discussion, a former ambassador to the United States observes. By J a i me A l emá n 45 Hope for a Renewed Partnership in the Americas A Bolivian diplomat reflects on more than two decades of personal experience dealing with the United States. By J a i me Apa r i c i o O t e r o