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America's Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy (Second Updated Edition) by [Kralev, Nicholas]
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"America's Other Army" brings the high-flying world of international diplomacy down to earth and puts a human face on a mysterious profession that has undergone a dramatic transformation since September 11, 2001.

Through the stories of American diplomats, the book explains how their work affects millions of people in the United States and around the world every day, and how it contributes directly to U.S. security and prosperity. It shows a more inclusive American diplomacy that has moved beyond interacting with governments and has engaged with the private sector, civil society and individual citizens.

Having visited 77 embassies and consulates, and interviewed more than 600 American diplomats, the author reveals a Foreign Service whose diversity and professional versatility have shattered old perceptions and redefined modern diplomacy. But he also depicts a service not fully equipped to address the complex challenges of the 21st century.

About the Author

Nicholas Kralev is an author, journalist and speaker on diplomacy, international affairs and global travel. A former Financial Times and Washington Times correspondent, he has traveled around the world with four U.S. secretaries of state -- Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright. He has visited more than 80 countries and flown over 2 million miles. He is also the author of "Decoding Air Travel: A Guide to Saving on Airfare and Flying in Luxury," and founder and CEO of Kralev International LLC, a consulting and training company. He has a master's degree in public policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and speaks five languages.

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  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1517254515
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  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B016BYINMU
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