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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL

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JANUARY FEBRUARY 2015

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January-February 2015

Volume 92, No. 1

FOREIGN

SERVICE

AFSA NEWS

AFSAHosts FS Authors Book Market / 45 New Labor Management Sta / 46 State VPVoice: Marijuana and the FS / 47 FCS VPVoice: All Quiet on Set. Ready. Action? / 48 Retiree VPVoice: The FSPS Annuity Supplement / 49 The Burden of the BlackBerry / 50 Former AP State Correspondent at AFSA / 50 FSO Explores Social Media and Diplomacy / 51 AFSAVisits Charleston / 51 Shower Diplomacy / 52 AFSA Presents Midterm Review at FSI / 52 AFSA Increases Dues for 2015 / 53 Family Member Matters: ADaughter Reflects on FS Life / 54 2014 AFSATax Guide / 55

COLUMNS

President’s Views / 7 The Blood Telegram BY ROBERT J . S I LVERMAN Letter from the Editor / 8 Crossing the Divide of Mutual Misunderstanding BY SHAWN DORMAN Speaking Out / 18 Defining Diplomacy BY EDWARD MARKS Reflections / 93 They Also Serve BY STEVEN ALAN HONL EY

DEPARTMENTS

Letters / 9 Talking Points / 13 In Memory / 76 Books / 84 Local Lens / 94

MARKETPLACE

Classifieds / 86 Real Estate / 89 Index to Advertisers / 92

On the cover:

“Academics and Practitioners: Across the Divide,” by Adam Niklewicz.

Tax Guide: iStock.com/retrorocket

FOCUS ON TEACHING DIPLOMACY

Teaching Diplomacy As Process (Not Event): A Practitioner’s Song / 21 Diplomacy is a collaborative process over time involving a number of players with di ering perspectives and strengths. How does a practitioner convey that in a classroom? BY BARBARA K . BOD I NE Diplomacy Education Unzipped / 27 Who is a diplomat in today’s world? The di erences between the academic’s and the practitioner’s approach to teaching diplomacy point to some answers. BY DONNA MAR I E OGL ESBY Diplomacy Works: A Practitioner’s Guide to Recent Books / 34 The publication of books on diplomacy as a distinct discipline has increased recently. Hopefully, it is a trend that will continue. BY ROBERT DRY Practitioners, Scholars and the Study of Diplomacy / 39 The relationship between practicing diplomats and international relations academics is fraught, and they are certainly not on the same wavelength when it comes to teaching diplomacy. Does it matter? BY PAUL SHARP

FEATURE

How to Intern at State Without Leaving Home / 42 The virtual internship is a unique avenue for students to gain experience in a particular field. BY AHVA SADEGH I

SPECIAL ANNUAL FEATURE

AFSA 2014 Tax Guide for the Foreign Service / 55