The Foreign Service Journal, January-February 2022

6 JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2022 | THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL 96 Reflections Bear Cubs for Romania By J o n a t h a n R i c ke r t 98 Local Lens Panchimalco, El Salvador By Ca i t l i n Ha r t f o rd 49 AFSA Celebrates 60 Years of USAID 49 AFSA and State Sign MSI Dispute Settlement 50 State VP Voice—A Better Workplace Culture in 2022 51 USAID VP Voice—High on Priorities, Short on Details 52 Retiree VP Voice—New Year’s Resolutions 52 AFSA Governing Board Meeting, Nov. 17, 2021 53 AFSA on the Hill—AFSA’s Congressional Advocacy Bears Fruit 53 FEHB Insurance and Benefits Presentation 54 AFSA Holds Global Town Halls 55 Inside Diplomacy Event—USAID at 60: Looking Forward 55 Diplomats at Work—A Day in the Life of a Development Professional 56 2021 AFSATax Guide On the Cover— Illustration by Yann blindSalida. Marketplace 92 Real Estate 94 Classifieds 95 Index to Advertisers FOREIGN SERVICE 7 President’s Views Reform for a New Year By E r i c Ru b i n 9 Letter from the Editor Making the Case for Subnational Diplomacy By Sh awn Do rma n Perspectives Departments 10 Letters 11 Talking Points 82 In Memory 89 Books AFSA NEWS THE OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION