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Secrets of State: The State Department and the Struggle Over U.S. Foreign Policy
Secrets of State: The State Department and the Struggle Over U.S. Foreign Policy
By Barry Rubin
Oxford University Press, 1985, 352 pp
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A lively description and analysis of the difficulties besetting the Department of State and professional Foreign Service officers during the last half century. The principal conclusion is eminently sound: identify the best people and promote them quickly to positions of responsibility.