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Recent Publications

Blueprints for a​​ More Modern Diplomatic Service

Blueprints for a More Modern U.S. Diplomatic Service is an actionable guide for producing operationally significant changes in the ways the United States organizes and executes its diplomacy.

Bringing America’s Multilateral Diplomacy into the 21st Century

US multilateral diplomacy lacks focus and training compared to many other states and yet it is increasingly important in meeting transnational problems.

Changing the Risk Paradigm For U.S. Diplomats

The State Department’s current risk aversion at higher-threat posts obstructs the performance of the most basic functions of a diplomat.

Strengthening the Department of State

The Academy’s new report offers the Department recommendations for how to enhance its structures and processes to better identify, recruit, train, support, equip, and protect its people in the Foreign and Civil Service.

Support for American Jobs – Parts I & II

The American Academy of Diplomacy and the Una Chapman Cox Foundation joined forces in 2015 to assess the future of Commercial Diplomacy (CD).

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