State Dept settlement lowers barriers for Foreign Service applicants with disabilities
The State Department has finalized changes expected to it easier for people with disabilities to join the Foreign Service.
Federal linguists are finding themselves in a Catch-22 situation. They become experts in another culture and language by spending a lot of time living…
One of the toughest jobs in the State Department these days might be ambassador to Russia. That job was conferred just days ago on veteran career diplomat John Tefft. He arrives in Moscow when tensions between Russia and the United States are as high as they’ve been since the Cold War. Bob Silverman is president of the American Foreign Service Association. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss how Tefft will have to go about his job.