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J O U R N A L
OREIGN ERVICE
S F
P
RESIDENT
S
V
IEWS
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Establishing the New AFSA
Professionalism and
Ethics Committee
By Susan R. Johnson
FS K
NOW
-H
OW
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14
Personal Record-Keeping
in the Foreign Service
By Stephen H. Thompson
R
EFLECTIONS
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A Diplomat’s Wife
By Kate Matheson
L
ETTERS
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8
C
YBERNOTES
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10
M
ARKETPLACE
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12
B
OOKS
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I
NDEX TO
A
DVERTISERS
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J U N E 2 0 1 2 / F O R E I G N S E R V I C E J O U R N A L
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C
ONTENTS
June 2012 Volume 89, No. 6
P
R O F I L E
A D
IPLOMATIC
T
ROUBLE
-S
HOOTER
: W
ILLIAM
L
ACY
S
WING
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17
This month AFSA recognizes the six-time ambassador’s many
contributions to American diplomacy and his lifetime of public service.
By Steven Alan Honley
F
O C U S O N
L o c a l l y E m p l o y e d S t a f f
L
OCAL
E
MPLOYEES
S
EEK A
D
IALOGUE WITH
W
ASHINGTON
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A miniature United Nations, Locally Employed Staff have created
the International Foreign Service Association to advocate on their behalf.
By Eddy Olislaeger and Wendy Lubetkin
F
OREIGN
S
ERVICE
N
ATIONALS
S
PEAK
O
UT
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30
Members of the International Foreign Service Association
reflect on their work at U.S. missions across the globe.
By Steven Alan Honley
F
E A T U R E S
F
ROM
R
USK TO
R
ICE
: 39 Y
EARS
C
OVERING
S
TATE
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Even in a setting as controlled as Foggy Bottom, one meets
vivid characters and witnesses remarkable developments.
By George Gedda
R
EMEMBERING THE
INF T
REATY
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Eliminating intermediate-range nuclear missiles paved the way for other arms
control agreements embracing both strategic and conventional weaponry.
By David T. Jones
Illustration by Ben Fishman
Pictured on the cover, clockwise from top right: USAID Jakarta Foreign Service National Mimy Santika, with Indonesian ele-
mentary school students; Consulate General Tijuana FSN Edgar Zamudio in Haiti to assist with earthquake relief work; Zamu-
dio helping an American in the Mexicali state penitentiary complete documents for a prison transfer; Embassy Sofia FSN Political
Specialist Galina Sabeva at work; a group of Embassy Jakarta FSNs from various departments; Consulate General Chennai
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Priya Ann Francis at an event for orphans; Consulate General Chennai FSN Ram Raj Doraiswamy at the same event.
(Chennai photos by FSO Sarah Talalay)