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Resource ID: #8079
Subject: Foreign Affairs
Source: Washington Monthly
Date: Sep-91


Washington Monthly recounts the trials of a junior State Department official; concludes the U.S. Department of State is not as effective as it should be because of its emphasis on bureaucracy over diplomacy; details the process a candidate for a position with the State Department goes through in order to be accepted, as well as the ranking process one endures once they are accepted; gives an overview of a career in the foreign service.

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