The US Foreign Service: Behind the Scenes of American Diplomacy


Nicholas Kralev, author of "America's Other Army" and former Financial Times and Washington Times correspondent, was given unprecedented access to the inner sanctum of American diplomacy in Washington and around the world over several years. He will talk about his new book, "America's Other Army," which is based on his visits to more than 50 U.S. embassies and interviews with 600 career diplomats, as well as Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright. For a decade, Kralev traveled with these U.S. secretaries of state to over 80 countries as a newspaper correspondent. He will share behind-the-scenes insights about high-level foreign policy decision-making. He will discuss how the work of American diplomats affects the daily lives of millions of people around the world. He will also examines whether the Foreign Service is equipped to address the challenges of the 21st century, and what needs to be done to improve it.

 

Time/Date:

October 25, 2012
6:00 - 7:30 p.m
AmCham Executive Office
1 Scotts Road, #23-03/04 Shaw Centre
Singapore 228208

 

Pricing:

Member:$15
Non-Member: $30
Price includes drinks and finger food.
Please contact Lorna Ow at low@amcham.org.sg to register for this event.

 

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Speaker Nicholas Kralev

Organizer Lorna Ow

When?

Thu, Oct. 25, 2012
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
(GMT+0800) Asia/Singapore

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Where?

AmCham Executive Office
1 Scotts Road, #23-03/04
Singapore