The Foreign Service Journal, June 2013

Cover 1
Contents 5
Focus: On Working With Congress 18
Capitol Hill And Foggy Bottom: Bridging The Cultural Divide 18
Congressional Relations: Benefits And Pitfalls 24
A Human Rights Dialogue With Congress 30
Features 36
FS Heritage: Ambassadors Of Race And Nation 36
Shepard C. Lowan (1926-2013): An Appreciation 41
Educational Supplement 68
Thinking Through Educational Options For Your Foreign Service Child 68
Schools Charts 76
Guide to Education and Family Service Providers 96
AFSA News 45
Honoring Heroes: AFSA's Memorial Plaque Ceremony 45
State VP Voice—Diplomatic Security from 60,000 Feet 46
USAID VP Voice—The Everyday Risks of Overseas Service 47
AFSA Award Winners Announced 47
USAID Honors Two of Its Own 50
New Foreign Service Program Partnership 51
AFSA Goes to Capital Hill 52
Help Celebrate Diplomacy In Action 53
Unreasonable at State: It's Not What You Think 54
Active After Active-Duty: A Non-Retiring Life 55
Winning One for AFSA 56
New TLG Intern Comes to Washington 56
Columns 7
President's Views—Secretary Kerry's Opportunity 7
Speaking Out—Iran and the United States: Getting to Yes 15
Departments 8
Letters 8
Talking Points 11
Books 59
In Memory 62
Local Lens 114
Marketplace 107
Classifieds 107
Real Estate 110
Index to Advertisers 112