The Foreign Service Journal, July/August 2018

Cover 1
Contents 5
Focus on the 1998 East Africa Embassy Bombings 22
Reflections on the U.S. Embassy Bombings in Kenya and Tanzania 22
A Day of Terror: From the FSJ Archive 66
Message from the Military 12
The View from the Bridge: Sailing in Formation with the State Department 12
Feature 70
USAID in Afghanistan: What Have We Learned? 70
Perspectives 7
President’s Views—Getting Our Team on the Field 7
Letter from the Editor—Remembrance, Reflection and Resilience 9
Reflections—When the Going Gets Tough: Moscow 108
Local Lens—Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 110
Departments 10
Letters 10
Talking Points 16
In Memory 92
Books 99
Marketplace 102
Classifieds 102
Real Estate 104
Index to Advertisers 107
AFSA News 77
AFSA Foreign Service Day Activities Accompany State Department Homecoming Event 77
State VP Voice—Deferred Maintenance 78
USAID VP Voice—We Have Urgent Work to Do 79
AFSA President Meets with Representative Nita Lowey 79
FAS VP Voice—TIC Tock TIS Talk: We Need to Fix Our Broken Clock 80
Overseas Summer Hire Program 80
Leveling the Playing Field for U.S. Businesses 81
AFSA Welcomes Members to New Online Community 81
Meet the AFSA Merit Award Winners 82
Retiree Corner—Retiree Outreach in the North Star State 86
Retirees Spread the Foreign Service Message 87
Results from AFSA’s Retiree Engagement Survey 87
Book Notes: Our Woman in Havana 88
AFSA President Meets with Maryland and D.C. Retirees 88
Advocating for the Foreign Service in Your Community 89
AFSA Welcomes 30th TLG Intern 89
AFSA Sponsors Long-Term Care Workshop 90
Governing Board Meeting, May 2018 90
AFSA Welcomes 16th Consular Fellows Class 91