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APRIL 2017

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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL

47 AFSAWelcomes the New Secretary of State 48 State VP Voice—Open Season for New MSI Award Program 49 FCS VP Voice—Language Training 50 Retiree VP Voice—What Is AFSA? 51 AFSA’s Lifetime Contributions Award Recipient Announced 52 AFSA Hosts UTAustin Researchers 53 LeadershipWebinar Draws 50 54 2017-2019 AFSA Governing Board Candidates 54 Look for Your Ballot! 55 New Staff Members Join AFSA 55 Spring Interns Arrive at AFSA 56 AFSAAttends Forum on Diplomacy and Statecraft 56 AFSA Sponsors HECFAA Interns at State 57 Governing Board Meeting Notes 58 Partnering with National 4-H 58 Retirees Speak at 4-H Youth Summit 59 AFSA Kicks Off Discussions on Professional Issues 60 Handling Stress and Trauma in the Foreign Service

AFSA NEWS

THE OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION

On the Cover:

Member-states’ flags line the entry circle at North Atlantic Treaty Organization headquarters in Brussels. Photo courtesy of NATO.

7 President’s Views Counting on Diplomacy By Ba r ba r a S t e p h e n s o n 9 Letter from the Editor Living History By Sh awn Do rma n 2 1 Speaking Out Why We Need a Better Intranet and How to Get It By B r a d l ey Me a c h am

Departments

10 Letters 13 Letters-Plus 16 Talking Points 61 Books 72 Reflections That Time I Was Acting Dean of a Mongolian University By N i c o l e Sc h a e f e r-McDa n i e l 74 Local Lens Kyoto, Japan By Á s ge i r S i g f ú s s o n

Marketplace

65 Classifieds 68 Real Estate 71 Index to Advertisers

Perspectives

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