The Foreign Service Journal, January 2013

Cover 1
Contents 5
Special 29
Diplomacy in a Time of Scarcity 29
Focus: Foreign Service Transfer Tips 21
Editor's Introduction 21
Foreign Service Transfer Realities 22
Single, With Pets 26
Feature 36
The Millennium Challenge Corporation: Off to a Good Start 36
AFSA News 43
Sec. Clinton Joins in Celebrating GLIFAA’s 20th Anniversary 43
State VP Voice—Protecting Privacy 44
USAID VP Voice—Links in the Field: AFSA Post Representatives 45
2012-2013 AFSA Financial Aid Scholarship Recipients 47
AFSA Recognizes Sen. Richard Lugar for Support of FS 50
AFSA Screens “ARGO” to a Full House 51
Secretary of State Awards Recognize Overseas Volunteers 52
Dissent: About National Interest, Not Individual Views 53
Recognize Exemplary Performance 53
A Bengali Woman’s Art: Cause for Liberation 54
Carolina Friends of the FS Hold Climate Change Talk 55
The J. Kirby Simon Foreign Service Trust Invites Project Proposals 55
Nicholas Kralev Introduces “America’s Other Army” 56
Senior Living Foundation: Supporting Retired FS Members 57
Columns 7
President's Views—AFSA Needs Strong Leaders 7
Speaking Out—Facing the Unthinkable: Time for FCS to Merge with State? 15
Departments 8
Letters 8
Talking Points 11
Books 39
Local Lens 66
Marketplace 60
Classifieds 60
Real Estate 63
Index to Advertisers 65