“Support for American Jobs – Parts I & II” are two new reports based on business views of U.S. commercial diplomacy programs, prepared by the American Academy of Diplomacy under the direction of the Una Chapman Cox Foundation.
Access the detailed description of the Academy views on the State Department reorganization and the reasons why the Academy opposes the proposed budget cuts: Academy welcomes proposed reduction in Special Envoys, 8/31/17 – Testimony for Senate Appropriations Committee, 6/13/17 – Principles for Reorganizing the Department of State, April 18, 2017 – The Academy opposes the proposed budget cuts, March 21, 2017.
A strong State Department, based on a strong Foreign Service and a strong Civil Service, is a critical component of America’s security. But America’s diplomacy—the front line of our defenses—is in trouble. This report aims to stimulate the changes necessary to best prepare American diplomacy.