INSIDE THE WORLD OF MODERN DIPLOMACY
By VIRGINIA BLASER
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
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