The Foreign Service Journal, May 2009

Cover I
Contents 3
Focus on FAS & FCS 15
Hoping for a Break: Foreign Trade Agencies Under Pressure 15
Notes from the Field: FCS Delivers for U.S. Business 23
FAS at a Crossroads: Reshaping AG Diplomacy 27
Emerging Challenges: Farm Trade in the Age of Globalization 32
FS Heritage 37
Eugene Schuyler: Scholar, Patriot and Man of Letters 37
Appreciation 41
A Life Dedicated to Service: Brian Daniel Adkins, 1983-2009 41
AFSA News 45
AFSA Meets with Secretary Clinton 45
Don’t Forget to Vote! 45
Briefs, Aggeler 46
AFSA’s Testimony Before House Appropriations 47
VP Voice USAID—A Meeting with the Secretary 48
Upcoming Transition Center Courses 48
VP Voice FAS—Partial Differential Equations 49
Family Member Matters: Preschool Subsidies 50
Classifieds 51
Departments 5
President’s Views—Stay the Course 5
Speaking Out—Hope for Gay and Lesbian Foreign Service Employees 12
Reflections—Betting on Imperialism 60
Letters 7
Cybernotes 9
Marketplace 11
Books 53
Index to Advertisers 58