State Department

Reinventing the State Department

It was designed to meet twentieth-century challenges. Here’s the refresh it needs.

By Anne-Marie Slaughter

Hillary’s Turn

Every secretary of state, we’re told, is going to be different from those who came before, but traditional demands inevitably take precedence.

By James Mann

Open-Source Diplomacy

Instead of hunkering down in the wake of the WikiLeaks fiasco, Foggy Bottom should move toward a less secretive diplomacy.

By Jonathan Spalter