I meant to share this with you back when it was published last month.
It is some parting thoughts by William Burns, a career Foreign Service Officer who is retiring after serving as Deputy Secretary of State, the number 2 position at the State Department. He is uniformly respected and admired, and will be missed.
10 Parting Thoughts for America's Diplomats: As one of America's foremost diplomats hangs up his spurs, lessons from 33 years at the State Department.
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