The Foreign Service Journal, November 2016

Cover 1
Contents 5
Cover Story 20
Fulbright Program at 70: The Foreign Service Connection 20
Focus on Foreign Service Authors 28
In Their Own Write 28
Of Related Interest 40
Perspectives 7
President's Views: Championing American Diplomacy 7
Letter from the Editor: Sharing Your Stories 9
Speaking Out: Getting Beyond Bureaucratese—Why Writing Like Robots Damages U.S. Interests 17
Reflections: Turkeys Parade at the Border 77
Local Lens: Chennai, India 78
Departments 10
Letters 10
Talking Points 13
In Memory 63
Books 70
Marketplace 71
Classifieds 71
Real Estate 74
Index to Advertisers 76
AFSA News 51
Washington Nationals Honor the U.S. Foreign Service 51
State VP Voice—Managing Your Expectations of Promotion 52
Retiree VP Voice—TSPs, RMDs, QCDs and AFSA 53
Notes from LM: What Not to Say at the Office Holiday Party 54
Agreement Reached on 2013 MSI Remedies 55
Call for AFSA Award Nominations 56
Sinclaire Language Award Nominations 56
FAM Updates: Resources for New Parents 57
Forum Discusses the Carter Administration’s PD Policy 57
Apply Now for AFSA College Scholarships 58
Combined Federal Campaign: A Great Way to Support AFSA 59
Governing Board Meeting Minutes 60
2016 Fall Interns at AFSA 61
AFSA Welcomes 143rd FS Specialist Class 62
Looking to the Future: AFSA Partners with UT Austin 62