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The Money Crunch

March 1997

Are We Seeing the Twilight of Professional Diplomacy? The Money Crunch A C C O R D I N G   T O   N E W S reports, the U. S. military establishment, 1.2 million people strong, costs some $246 … Continued

The Foreign Affairs Oral History Program

December 1996

Mr. Kennedy, director of the Foreign Affairs Oral History Program based at the Foreign Service Institute outside Washington, DC, and a retired Foreign Service officer, has provided American Diplomacy the following description of the Program and its offerings, along with … Continued

Southeast Asia in 1996

December 1996

by Ronald D. F. Palmer I. History of Recent TimesTHIS IS WRITTEN IN 1996, one year after the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II was widely celebrated in the United States and Europe. The Asians marked the … Continued


December 1996

by Matthew M. Oyos JIMMY CARTER HOPED that his presidency would a bring fresh start to America. He vowed to lend a new openness and honesty to government to help heal the deep and festering wounds that the Watergate affair … Continued