The Foreign Service Journal, March 2006

Cover I
Contents 3
Focus on Iraq & the FS 17
Iraq Service and Beyond 17
A Day in the Life... 20
Staffing Baghdad: Time for Directed Assignments 42
Staffing Baghdad: Input from the Field 43
A Horizontal Model for Transformational Diplomacy 50
Military-Civilian Cooperation: A Field Perspective 55
PRTs in Afghanistan: Model or Muddle? 63
CORDS: A Lesson in True Interagency Cooperation 70
Columns 5
President's Views—Protecting Our Members and Our Service 5
Speaking Out—Micromanagement and the Culture of Fear 14
Reflections—Letter from Turkmenistan: Life in the Twilight Zone 92
Departments 7
Letters 7
Cybernotes 10
Marketplace 12
Books 73
In Memory 75
Index to Advertisers 90