by Ed Marks
by Ed Marks
Review by Robert E. Gribbin
Filip Reyntjens The Great African War – Congo and Regional Geopolitics, 1996-2006, Cambridge University Press, 2009, ISBN-13:978-0521111287, 340 pp.
by Vladimir Kokorev This journal has published many Foreign Service Life contributions by American diplomats and we are pleased to be able to present the reminiscences of a Soviet diplomat who served his country for many years mainly in Africa. –Ed. … Continued
by Edward Marks
Cuban-American Attempts to Influence Jimmy Carter’s Cuba Policy, January 1977-May 1978 by Catherine Loiacano A graduate student historian looks at Cuban-Americans and how they influenced foreign policy vis-à-vis their homeland during the Carter Administration. Even today, U. S. policy toward … Continued
A Diplomatic Adventure Story
by Donald Easum
A Statistical Reflection on Official Development Assistance and Whether It is Directed Towards Its Goals and Ideals by Steve Dobransky American Diplomacy rarely publishes statistical analysis. But because this paper analyzes the debate over foreign aid’s purposes and motivations, we … Continued
by Gregory Garland
Review by John M. Handley, Ph.D.
John F. Kennedy, World Leader by Stephen G. Rabe, Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2010, ISBN 978-1-59797-148-5. 246 pp.
by Larry Lesser In a departure from our usual practice, the following story is wholly a work of fiction but based on a real Foreign Service situation known to the author. We include it not only because it is an … Continued
by Brian Wilson Combating the transport and distribution of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) has garnered the attention of much of the world’s media over the past decade but the cheap and simple AK-47 rifle and other small arms now … Continued
by Ioannis Mantzikos A Greek political scientist who specializes on the Horn of Africa examines the genesis of U.S. involvement in Somalia in the 1970s.-The Editor U. S. policy in the Horn of Africa during the 1970’s was marked by … Continued
by Larry Lesser
by David Alexander Robinson
by Gregory L. Garland An active duty Foreign Service Officer points to the important influence played by the late Professor John Hope Franklin with respect to American Foreign Policy, an influence that was as subtle as it was profound.–Ed. Since … Continued
A Foreign Service Officer’s Ham Radio Memoir
by J.R. Bullington
by Dominic Tierney
by Tony Blair