The Foreign Service Journal, July/August 2018

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL | JULY-AUGUST 2018 5 July-August 2018 Volume 95, No. 6 FOREIGN SERVICE Focus on the 1998 East Africa Embassy Bombings 22 Reflections on the U.S. Embassy Bombings in Kenya and Tanzania On the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack on two U.S. embassies, American, Kenyan and Tanzanian survivors reflect on that seminal event and its aftermath. 66 A Day of Terror: From the FSJ Archive Selected excerpts from articles, columns and letters to the editor on the East Africa bombings over the years since 1998. Feature 70 USAID in Afghanistan: What Have We Learned? A retired Senior FSO presents lessons from the largest USAID program since Vietnam, a 17-year engagement that has pushed the agency’s capacity to the brink. By Wi l l i am Hamm i n k Message from the Military 12 The View from the Bridge: Sailing in Formation with the State Department By V i c e Adm i r a l Fr i t z Ro e g ge , U. S . Na v y