In a world with increasingly complex political and asymmetric security challenges, synchronizing interagency resources along with bridging diplomacy and defense remains vital for U.S. foreign policy and protection of U.S. interests. The work of the Department of State’s Foreign Policy Advisors (POLADs) is invaluable for our interagency colleagues who serve on the implementation end of policy. DipNote»

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