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Past Issues:


  • December 1999
      Santiago: In a Land of Treasures
      Post of the Month: Santiago
      Bureau/Office of the Month: International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

  • November 1999
      Diplomatic Security: Protecting State Employees and Buildings Around the World.
      Post of the Month: Niamey
      Bureau/Office of the Month: Diplomatic Security

  • October 1999
      Panama City: The Bridge Between Two Worlds
      Post of the Month: Panama City
      Bureau/Office of the Month: Information Resource Management

  • September 1999
      USIA: State prepares its USIA welcome
      Post of the Month: Thessaloniki
      Bureau/Office of the Month: Finance and Management Policy

  • July-August 1999
      Crisis in China: Rebuilding relations with Beijing
      Post of the Month: Abu Dhabi
      Bureau/Office of the Month: Geographer and Global Issues

  • June 1999
      Tallin: Estonia's Gateway to the West
      Post of the Month: Tallin
      Bureau/Office of the Month: Office of Recruitment

  • May 1999
      75th Anniversary of the Foreign Service
      Post of the Month: Ouagadougou
      Bureau/Office of the Month: Educational and Cultural Affairs Affairs

  • April 1999
      NATO: Celebrates 50 Years
      Post of the Month: Georgetown
      Bureau/Office of the Month: EEOCR

  • March 1999
      Sarajevo: Rising from the Rubble
      Post of the Month: Sarajevo
      Bureau/Office of the Month: Financial Service Center Paris

  • February 1999
      Jesse Jackon on U.S. Africa Policy
      Post of the Month: San Jose
      Bureau/Office of the Month: USIA's Information Bureau

  • January 1999
      Vientiane: One of Asia's Hidden Treasures
      Post of the Month: Vientiane
      Bureau/Office of the Month: Office of the Chief of Protocol