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Let's get back to the facts of what happened in Benghazi on 9/11/12. I don't want to get into extensive interpretations or criticism of anyone, I offer only my factual summary, and I'll let you ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat May 11, 2013 at 09:39 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Ambassador Ryan Crocker was featured on NPR's morning edition Thursday morning. It was a sober look at what happened in Libya from a career diplomat who is concerned Congress' Benghazi Probe ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 07:49 PM PST with 34 Recommends
This is a chance to boost along someone who will help the world. Do you have any leads to a summer internship related to foreign policy? My daughter, 21 and a junior (Political Science major) at a ...
by just another vortex
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Mar 22, 2010 at 09:45 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I thought I'd share a post by Ambassador Peter Bridges on Huffington Post.com. In short, ...
by journalschism
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2008 at 09:31 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
. . .our fingerprints are everywhere on you america, our fingerprints are everywhere, Cesaire told you that our family strewn around the world has made more parts of ...
by Sansouci
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2008 at 11:40 AM PST with 2 Recommends
"We have brought to Iraq the worst of America - our bureaucrats..." So says veteran Republican operative Manuel Miranda, as reported ...
by Deborah Alicen
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2008 at 07:39 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Several U.S. embassies around the world are considered “hardship postings,” but for decades enough foreign service officers have volunteered for those postings that embassies have not ...
by Dana Houle
Comment Count 227 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2007 at 08:03 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
This hasn't been diaried yet - at least not that I can find - and it's an event about which I have deep ambivalence. It seems that not enough career Foreign Service officials ...
by blonde moment
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2007 at 08:54 PM PDT with 19 Recommends