INSIDE THE WORLD OF MODERN DIPLOMACY
By PATRICIA D. NORLAND
Demand is far outstripping resources, and the State Department has no great options as it struggles to clear the huge backlog of applications.
By NICHOLAS KRALEV
Although the State Department has made progress in improving job opportunities for family members, many are still unemployed or underemployed.
By LARA CENTER
The main challenge is managing an interagency team that is uniquely disparate, in an environment vastly different from a typical workplace.
By SAL CERRELL
We have the latest technical messaging tools, but we still speak to foreign audiences as we do to our own citizens. That must change.
By SAMUEL WERBERG
Created to maintain global peace and stability, the council is powerless as one of its permanent members wages a brutal unprovoked war in Ukraine.
By ROBERT DOWNES
They often refer to themselves as “cultural chameleons,” because they can adapt to any environment but feel as if they belong nowhere.
By STEPHANIE SEXTON
Dealing with problems “in the complexity of the ecosystem that creates them is probably the hardest thing to do,” says the Canadian designer.
By ROBIN HOLZHAUER