The Crisis in American Diplomacy: Shots Across the Bow of the State Department

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The Crisis in American Diplomacy: Shots Across the Bow of the State Department

By Smith Simpson
Christopher, 1980
336 pp. $8.95
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Twenty informed essays, written between 1955 and 1979, by a longtime Foreign Service officer. Simpson deplores the inadequate education of U.S. diplomats and calls for more effective administration of the Department of State. He concentrates on people, forms and techniques rather than on policy.