The Foreign Service Journal, October 2021

Cover 1
Contents 5
Cover Story 26
On CSO’s 10-Year Anniversary: Stabilization Operations in Perspective 26
Focus on Climate Change Diplomacy 31
To Lead Abroad, We Must Deliver at Home 31
The Paris Accord: An Experiment in Polylateralism 35
Tackling the Climate Crisis from the Inside 39
Tracking Air Quality: Data for Our Community and Beyond 43
Building a Foundation for Successful Green Diplomacy 46
Climate Change: It’s Personal 49
From the FSJ Archive: Diplomacy and the Environment 52
Feature 54
Flying with Fido 54
Appreciation 57
An Indomitable Spirit: Johnny Young, 1940-2021 57
FS Heritage 60
The Man Who Crossed the Seas: Charles Lindbergh’s Goodwill Tour, 1927-1928 60
Perspectives 7
President’s Views—The End of an Era: What Lies Ahead? 7
Letter from the Editor—Combating Climate Change on the Ground 9
Speaking Out—Knowledge Management @ State 23
Reflections—Sadiq al-Mahdi: A Recollection 84
Local Lens—Corcora Valley, Colombia 86
Departments 11
Letters 11
Letters-Plus 15
Talking Points 17
Books 76
Marketplace 80
Real Estate 80
Classifieds 82
Index to Advertisers 83
AFSA News 67
AFSA Statement on Afghanistan 67
Donate to the FSN Emergency Relief Fund 67
State VP Voice—Assignment Restrictions: Hoping for Real Change 68
USAID VP Voice—Empowering USAID 69
AFSA Survey Results: Members Suggest Priorities for AFSA Programming 70
State Department Increases Professional Liability Insurance Reimbursement 71
AFSA Welcomes New Staff Members 72
Working in the Arctic: A U.S. Diplomat’s Experience 73
Payroll Issues: An Update 74
Update Your Information for the 2022 AFSA Directory of Retired Members 74
AFSA Governing Board Meeting, Aug. 18, 2021 74
AFSA Annual Audit 75
Foreign Service Know-How 75