INSIDE THE WORLD OF MODERN DIPLOMACY
How creating opportunities for junior diplomats well above their pay grade shapes future chiefs of mission and a country’s influence.
By TED OSIUS
In a recent survey, 57 percent of those who retired in 2018 and 2019 said they took new jobs. A quarter of them were in full-time positions.
By JOHN K. NALAND
A new CDC requirement makes it almost impossible to bring four-legged family members from 113 countries to the United States.
By CHRISTOPHER DATTA
Hiring more diplomats is contingent on congressional approval of a larger budget. It would increase applicants’ chances of getting in.
By LOUIS SAVOIA
A summer program in China and training at the Washington International Diplomatic Academy brought a Foreign Service career within reach.
By CHARLIE KEOHAN
U.S. diplomats must continue to be active and energetic agents of change and keep in mind our diplomatic history.
By JACK ZETKULIC
Our imperfections shouldn’t prevent us from improving other countries. We should work to correct our deficiencies.
By ROBERT DOWNES