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LATEST ON STATE DEPARTMENT REFORM

December 2000

Stephanie S. Kinney, who contributed a landmark study of Foreign Service attitudes and opinions to the Summer 2000 issue of the journal [Developing Diplomats for 2010: If Not Now, When?], sent us the following “Open Forum” notice describing recent reform-related … Continued

Essay Competition on U.S. – China Relations

August 2000

The National Committee on United States-China Relations, based in New York, has announced the establishment of an essay contest in the memory of the late A. Doak Barnett, an internationally recognized scholar in the field. The competition is open to … Continued

SIGNIFICANT BOOKS SURVEY

August 2000

American Diplomacy Announces SIGNIFICANT BOOKS SURVEY The editor and publisher of American Diplomacy announce an inquiry which we hope will elicit thought, comment, and maybe some controversy. We invite you, our readers, to send us your compilation of a top … Continued

Political Terrorism Research Interest at Duke University

February 2000

The following information was submitted to American Diplomacy by the Triangle Institute for Security Studies, a consortium of faculty members at Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University, all located in the … Continued

FRUS Volume on Energy Diplomacy and Global Affairs Released

September 1999

 On August 25 the Department of State released Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964-1968, volume XXXIV, Energy Diplomacy and Global Affairs. In the mid-1960s newly-emerging issues, such as space flight, the technology gap, world population growth, human rights, and … Continued

China Conference Announced

September 1999

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has announced an important forthcoming conference on China, to be held on the campus Thursday, November 4, 1999, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Organized by the University’s Center for International Studies … Continued