Blog Index | February 2011

Love Letters to Congress and Who Gets Magic Dragoned Between FSI and First Post…

Any future SECDEF who advises POTUS to again send a big American land Army to XYZ should “have his head examined”… …

Global Witness: Son of Equatorial Guinea’s dictatotor plans superyacht…

Where could #Gaddafi go if he were exiled? Somewhere where he can get a facelift?…

Foreign Service “Cushy” Lives: 10 Ways to Help Debunk the Myth…

Ambassador Hunstman stumbles into Beijing’s “Jasmine Revolution…

Philippine People Power: A Cautionary Tale and Lessons for the Ages…

State Dept Suspends US Embassy Operations in #Libya…

“Operation Fourth Star” — winning the hearts and minds of Senator McCain and  …

US Embassy #Libya: Ferry Left Tripoli with 300 Evacuees…

US Embassy Libya: Evacuees Stuck at Tripoli Port Departure…..


Protests here, there and everywhere and the US Govt Shutdown Looms Large…

Since you enjoy your jobs so much, Congress wants you to take a pay cut …


President Obama on #Libya: The suffering and blood is outrageous…


Patricia Kushlis on State’s IIP: A Bureau Playing with Fire, Or Maybe Not …


US Embassy Libya Evacuation to Malta Via Ferry – Tomorrow…


US Disaster Assistance Team Deploys to NZ Earthquake…


State Dept unable to move dependents and staff out of #Libya … why?…


US Embassy #Libya Now on Ordered Departure


the slow move east: hannah draper, yer famous


#Libya violence and economic relations, Europe under hot pressure to act…


FY2012 Budget Request for Civilian Power: State 197 Positions | USAID 165…


How much is that pony in the K Street window? How Mideast Autocrats Win Friends…


US Embassy #Libya Goes on Authorized Departure


Deadly crackdown of protesters in #Libya … paging EU’s Catherine Ashton, where are you?…


US Embassy #Libya Issues Warden Msg for Protests and Violence in Six Cities…


#Bahrain’s National Dialogue Starts with the Bloody Kind…


War of Choice in Iraq: Curveball Lied But Who Sent.the Troops to Die?..


Protests spreads to some unexpected places …. is Bahrain in a Pickle?…


US Mission Mexico: ICE Special Agents Killed/Wound…


Quickie: The Threat of Civil Unrest in Pakistan and the Davis Case…


The Next Country to Topple Its Leader? Check out the Bookmakers’ Odds…


Secretary Clinton on #NetFreedom … excuse me for.not clapping..


President Obama on the Raymond Davis Case


Senator Kerry in Pakistan apologizes over Raymond Davis…


First Ever Byte vs. Brain Jeopardy! Competition


US Mission India: Ride of a Lifetime with US Flyboys…


Insider Quote: first to be exposed and last to be rescued…


People Power in Egypt: Who’s Next Among the World’s ‘Forever’ Rulers?…


The Luxembourg Affair: Rebuttal received, responded to and more headline bait…


President Obama on a Historic Day in Egypt


Oh heck, he was not President Obama’s Paul Laxalt,…


Officially In: Scott Gration to Nairobi


US Embassy Cairo Local Employee Confirmed Dead with Three Bullet Holes…


USAF Issues WikiLeaks Contamination Warning for Civ-Mil Members, Spouses and Young Uns…


First Person: RFE/RL’s Correspondent Robert Tait on his Detention in Cairo…


And you’re wondering why the State Dept does a reeally poor job overseeing contracts?…


Ex-Ambassador to Luxembourg Cynthia Stroum, Mum Until After  ….


US Embassy Kabul: Anticipated Steady Staffing of 1,830 from 2011 to 2016, a Low Guesstimate…


US Official in Lahore: Court Extends Detention to 8Days, Get Consular Access and FYI, Prison Guards Are Now Unarmed …


US Embassy Egypt: Evacuation Flight On for Feb 5, …


Oh, alright! Go ahead and read the US Embassy Luxembourg report here…


US Embassy Egypt: 18 Flights and 2,300+ Evacuees So Far …


State/OIG Issues Mgt ‘Horror of the Year’ Report for US Embassy Luxembourg…


Appointment Letter from President Obama Gave Ambassador to Read Any Email Messages from Embassy?..Nooooooo!.


US Embassy Egypt: 1,900+ Evacuees Departed Cairo …


U.S. Foreign Service: on the front lines in Egypt (and Everywhere) …


US Embassy Egypt: 460 Evacuees to Istanbul, Athens and Larnaca, Day 2…


US Embassy Iraq: From a staff of 8,000 to 17,000?


US Mission India: Oh dear, did she really call those ICE anklets ‘hip and happening’?…


Obama’s Reagan Moment – In Egypt, Ambassador Frank Wisner as Paul Laxalt?..


State Dept Issues New Travel Warning: Avoid Egypt…


US Embassy Egypt: Leaving Not Optional, Now on Ordered Departure…

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