Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Engel, members of the committee, thank you for this invitation to testify today on the future of American diplomacy, our development efforts and the 2018 budget. It is an honor to do so in my capacity as a retired member of the United States Foreign Service.


Burns, Nicholas. "The Budget, Diplomacy and Development." U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, March 28, 2017.