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Cover
1

Contents
5

Cover Story
21

Building a Foreign Service for 2025 and Beyond
21

Focus on Managing Risk
25

Effective Diplomacy After Benghazi
25

Diplomatic Security Triage in a Dangerous World
29

Keeping Embassy Security in Perspective
33

Feature
39

Women Who Make a Difference: Reflections of a Foreign Service Wife in 1982
39

FS Know-How
45

Tips from the Belly of the Python
45

AFSA News
49

AFSA Co-Sponsors ‘Distinguished Diplomat’ Lecture
49

Scholarship Fund Receives Record-Breaking Gift
49

State VP Voice: Improving Quality of Work and Life
50

USAID VP Voice: Eligible Family Member Employment
51

Retiree VP Voice: Life After the Foreign Service—It’s All Write
52

New Online Memorial Tribute Page
52

AAD Report: ‘American Diplomacy at Risk’
53

State Proposes Danger Pay Changes
53

AFSA and HECFAA Welcome the New DG
54

AFSA Governing Board Election
54

AFSA Adds Two Names to Memorial Plaques
55

Webinar with Post Reps
56

AFSA Hosts Chiefs of Mission
58

AFSA Community: A New Way to Engage
58

AFSA Staff Discuss FS Careers
59

It’s Flying Cats and Dogs
60

You and Your Packout
62

Columns
7

President’s Views: Two Steps in Support of Career Development
7

Letter from the Editor: Security and Engagement
8

Speaking Out: A Strategic Approach to Public Diplomacy
18

Reflections: Coming Out of the Cold
77

Departments
9

Letters
9

Talking Points
12

In Memory
63

Books
68

Local Lens
78

Marketplace
69

Classifieds
69

Real Estate
72

Index to Advertisers
76