Martine’s Must-Reads for September 2022

1. Home, Land, Security: Deradicalization and the Journey Back from Extremism by Carla Power What are the roots of radicalism? Journalist Carla Power came to this question well before the January 6, 2021, attack in Washington, D.C., turned our country’s attention to the problem of domestic radicalization. Her entry point was a different wave of radical…

Congratulations to Our 2022 Scholarship Recipients!

The American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) has been operating for more than 60 years, since its establishment on March 1, 1960, AAFSW has worked to advocate for the benefit of the American Foreign Service Community and has led new strategies and ideas to enhance the needs of the American foreign affairs community. You will always…

AAFSW Supports Access to Reproductive Health in the Foreign Service

In the May issue of the Foreign Service Journal, there was an article by Andrea Capellan, a Foreign Service Officer, about the egregious and at times life-threatening lack of treatment by MED in the area of reproductive health. The article is available to read here. A dedicated group of officers from State and USAID have…