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Cover
1

Contents
5

Cover Story
27

It’s Practical: Training the Next Generation of Diplomats
27

Focus on Exemplary Performance & Constructive Dissent
31

Leader, Mentor, Diplomat: Ambassador Nancy J. Powell
31

The State of Dissent in the Foreign Service
41

In Pursuit of Transparency in Assignment Restriction Policies
47

Pushing State to Prevent Illegal Adoptions
50

DS Could Advance Overseas Visa and Passport Security
54

Feature
57

A New Citizen of London Shines on the Other Side of the Thames
57

Perspectives
7

President’s Views—Building Enduring Supportfor the Foreign Service
7

Letter from the Editor—Stories of Excellence
9

Speaking Out—How to Get More Bang for Our FSI Buck: Engaging Foreign Diplomats and Diasporas
23

Reflections—A Baltic Tale
105

Local Lens—Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia
106

Departments
10

Letters
10

Letters-Plus
14

Talking Points
18

In Memory
91

Books
96

Marketplace
99

Classifieds
99

Real Estate
102

Index to Advertisers
104

AFSA News
62

AFSA Awards Honor Foreign Service Excellence
62

State VP Voice—Like a Bridge
66

Retiree VP Voice—Focus on Retiree Issues
66

FAS VP Voice—Seeking Solutions and Sustainability
67

FCS VP Voice—Facing Unprecedented Challenges
68

USAID VP Voice—Promoting USAID Interests
68

2017-2019 AFSA Governing Board Takes Office
69

Meet the 2017-2019 AFSA Governing Board
69

Behind the Scenes at the AFSA Election
74

Governing Board Meeting Notes
74

Sinclaire Award Recipients in Action
75

AFSA Award Winner Profiles
76

Celebrating Foreign Service Youth Achievements
87

Meet the 2017 AFSA Merit Award Winners
88

Kennan Award Salutes Strong Writing
90