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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
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JANUARY 2013
5
January 2013
Volume 90, No. 1
FOREIGN
SERVICE
SPECIAL
Diplomacy in a Time of Scarcity / 31
In spite of real progress since 2008, our foreign afairs agencies are not
yet completely stafed, trained and deployed to meet the challenges of the
21st century. Here are highlights of the American Academy of Diplomacy’s
recommendations, from their latest report.
FOCUS
FOREIGN SERVICE TRANSFER TIPS
Editor’s Introduction / 23
We hope our coverage will help your next transfer go more smoothly.
BY STEVEN ALAN HONL EY
Foreign Service Transfer Realities / 24
As with all aspects of an FS career, it is crucial to take charge of a move.
You are your own best advocate.
BY METTE BEECROF T
Single, With Pets / 28
Traveling with animals overseas can present unique challenges.
But with careful preparation, it can also be very rewarding.
BY HEATHER P I SHKO
FEATURE
The Millennium Challenge Corporation:
Of to a Good Start / 35
Eight years after the MCC’s creation, the verdict on its eforts to jump-start
the process of development is not yet in. But there are reasons for optimism.
BY BEN BARBER
AFSA NEWS
Sec. Clinton Joins in Celebrating
GLIFAA’s 20th Anniversary / 43
State VP Voice:
Protecting Privacy / 44
USAID VP Voice: Links in the
Field AFSA Post Reps / 45
2012-2013 AFSA Financial Aid
Scholarship Recipients / 46
AFSA Screens “ARGO”
to a Full House / 51
Secretary of State Awards
Recognize Overseas
Volunteers / 52
Dissent: About National Interest,
Not Individual Views / 53
A Bengali Woman’s Art:
Cause for Liberation / 54
Caroling Friends of the FS
Hold Climate Change Talk / 55
Trust Invites FS Project
Proposals / 55
Nicholas Kralev Introduces
“America’s Other Army” / 56
Senior Living Foundation:
Supporting Retired
FS Members / 57
COLUMNS
President’s Views / 7
AFSA Needs Strong Leaders
BY SUSAN R . JOHNSON
Speaking Out / 15
Facing the Unthinkable:
Time for FCS to Merge
with State?
BY DAN I E L HARR I S
DEPARTMENTS
Letters / 8
Talking Points / 11
Books / 39
Local Lens / 66
MARKETPLACE
Classifeds /60
Real Estate / 63
Index to Advertisers / 65
On the Cover: A rusting boat lies abandoned in the desert that used to be the Aral Sea,
once the world’s fourth-largest lake, in Moynaq, Uzbekistan.
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