The Foreign Service Journal, January 2006

Cover I
Contents 3
Focus on FS Retirement 17
Foreign Service Retirement: Editor’s Introduction 17
Old Age Is No Place for Sissies 20
FS Retirees Find a ‘WAE’ Back to the Department 23
Practical Advice for Managing WAE Positions 26
Writing as a Post-FS Career: A Good Cane 29
An NGO to Promote Multi-Track Diplomacy 33
Sort of Retired in San Diego 36
Serving in Panama Over and Over Again 38
Managing International Programs in Academia 43
Eight Tips to Break into Academia 46
Retirees Build Support for the Foreign Service 49
Moving to a Senior Living Facility 52
Life After the FS: Retirees Speak Up 56
Feature 69
The Domino Effect of Improper Declassification 69
Columns 5
President's Views—Budget Crisis Redux: Have We Really Learned Anything? 5
Speaking Out—25 Years Later, Time for Dialogue with Iran 15
Reflections—The Mystery of the Hidden Files 88
Departments 6
Letters 6
Cybernotes 11
Marketplace 12
Books 76
In Memory 78
Index to Advertisers 86