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February 2013
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February 2013
Volume 90, No. 2
Foreign
Service
FOCUS
Outsourcing
The Hidden Costs of Outsourcing Diplomacy
and Development / 21
Outsourcing broad aspects of State and USAID’s engagement with the world
has become the new normal. But should it be?
BY AL L I SON STANGER
FEATURE
Adlai Stevenson, Dreamer of Things
That Never Were / 31
The New START Treaty was an encouraging step, but we still need to implement
the nuclear test ban frst proposed half a century ago.
BY JAMES E . GOODBY
SPECIAL
AFSA 2012 Tax Guide / 37
This compilation of federal and state tax provisions for the Foreign Service
is designed as an infomational and reference tool.
AFSA News
2012 Tax Guide / 37
2012 Tax Guide:
StateOverviews / 46
2012 Tax Guide: State Pension
and Annuity Tax / 56
VP Voice State: The Importance
of Community / 38
VP Voice FCS: Much to Lose,
Much to Gain / 39
VP Voice Retiree:
To Blog or Not to Blog? / 40
Life in the Foreign Service / 49
Are You a Lifelong Learner? / 61
Columns
President’s Views / 7
Institutional Restructuring
and Reform: A Strategic
Perspective
BY Susan R . Johnson
Speaking Out / 15
The Value of Fortress
Embassies
By N i ck P i etrowi cz
DepartmEnts
Letters / 8
Talking Points / 12
Books / 62
In Memory/ 64
Local Lens / 78
Marketplace
Classifeds / 71
Real Estate / 74
Index to Advertisers / 76
Cover photos, “The Tip of the Iceberg,” a 3d rendering, ©iStockphoto.com/-hakusan-.
Lower right: an old fortress wall, ©iStockphoto.com/DNY59.