William J. Burns’ achievements in his 33-year career in the Foreign Service place him on “a very short list of American diplomatic legends,” according to former Secretary of State John Kerry.
The Daily sat down with James F. Moriarty to discuss U.S.-Taiwan relations, China’s political agenda and Moriarty’s personal experiences working in foreign service.
Diplomat Dennis Ross discussed the complexities of peacemaking in the Middle East, specifically in the Arab-Israeli Conflict, on Wednesday evening at Hillel.
As part of a drive to increase diversity among foreign service officers, Ambassador Arnold Chacon, Director General of the United States Foreign Service, is coming to El Centro on Tuesday afternoon to reach out to students and affinity groups on Department of State careers. Born and raised in Colorado, Ambassador Chacon emphasized that his upbringing did not foreshadow a career that would take him to Guatemala and Spain. The Stanford Daily took the chance to ask the Ambassador for his take on the Foreign Service recruitment process, the diversity focus and the greatest misconceptions about the job.