Foreign Service & Peace Corps

Foreign Service

The Foreign Service v Zach Galifianakis
A video conversation about a Foreign Service satire.

This Is How We Tweet
Questionable humor about a clunky bureaucracy adapting to the nimble modern world.

The Departed–Ten Years After
Testimonial to Foreign Service colleagues lost in the December 6, 2004 attack on our diplomatic mission in Saudi Arabia.

Review: Shattered Glass—The Story of a Marine Embassy Guard
The story of a Marine standing post when the U.S. Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was attacked by five terrorists on December 6, 2004.

Peter Van Buren–We Meant Well
Non-fiction pointing to waste, fraud, and abuse in the reconstruction of Iraq.

Dan Whitman—Blaming No One
Relatable, humorous, human essays by the best Foreign Service Officer to walk the planet.

Transition Brief
More questionable humor.

Peace Corps

Crossing Paths with Paul Theroux in Malawi

Peace Corps Retrospective

20 Years On: Peace Corps &Writing