Diplomacy Post-9/11: Life in the U.S. Foreign Service

Diplomacy Post-9/11: Life in the U.S. Foreign Service

A decade after 9/11, we explore how the life of a Foreign Service officer has changed and what it means to represent America abroad.

A decade after 9/11, life in the U.S. Foreign Service has changed dramatically. Diplomats say the biggest danger in a "hardship" post used to be boredom and irrelevance; now it's being killed. We explore the new challenges facing America's diplomats and look at how the Foreign Service is adapting.

Guests

Susan Johnson

President, American Foreign Service Association

Matthew Asada

Foreign Service Officer

Cameron Munter

U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan

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