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Cover
1

Contents
4

Spotlight on AFSA Awards
24

Foreign Service Trailblazer—Ambassador Ruth A. Davis
24

When Prevailing Practice Fails: Constructive Dissent
36

The FSJ’s “Top Ten” on Dissent
40

Focus on Diplomatic Tradecraft
41

Diplomatic Training: New Trends
41

Five Ways to Tackle a New Language
44

Over the Finish Line: Winning Strategies for a Successful Visit
44

Features
51

MED’s Child & Family Program, Explained
51

Creepy Critters We Have Known
54

Perspectives
6

President's Views: Calling It Like We See It
6

Letter from the Editor: Recognizing Excellence and Courage
9

Speaking Out: Neglecting World’s Fairs Doesn’t Make Them Go Away, So Let’s Do It Right
20

Reflections: Road Trip to Syria, 2011
100

Local Lens: Liberia
102

Departments
11

Letters
11

Talking Points
14

In Memory
85

Books
90

Marketplace
93

Classifieds
93

Real Estate
96

Index to Advertisers
99

AFSA News
59

Honoring AFSA’s 2016 Award Winners
59

State VP Voice: Taking Performance Management Seriously
60

FCS VP Voice: The Golden Rule—Paradox or Words to Live By?
61

Long Term Care Premium Hikes
61

Retiree VP Voice: In Defense of Dissent
62

Introducing the Labor Management Team
63

To Soar Like a Phoenix
66

AFSA Award Winner Profiles
67

Using Diplomacy to Meet the New Threat Set
75

AFSA Governing Board Meetings: June and July
76

Celebrating Strategic Writing
77

DS Begins Recording Interviews
78

USAID Honors Fallen Colleagues
79

Forging Foreign Service Alliances in the Rockies
80

LGBT+ in Foreign Affairs
81

2016 Foreign Service Youth Awards
82

AFSA National High School Essay Contest Winner
83

FEGLI Open Season in September
83

Editorial Board Hail and Farewell
84