Posts Tagged ‘State Department’


Becoming the Ambassador

Ever wonder what happens when the United States welcomes a new foreign ambassador? Here’s my behind-the-scenes look at a ceremony that’s steeped in tradition and timed to the minute.

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Powell’s Army

Colin Powell has won his campaign to reform management at the State Department. Does it matter?On Jan. 22, 2001, Colin Powell assumed command of an army in tatters. That cold Monday morning, his first day on the job as secretary of State, the celebrated former general strode into headquarters in Washington. A crowd of employees […]

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