New York Times
November 28, 2017
The Foreign Service, our country’s irreplaceable asset for understanding and interacting with a complex and dangerous world, is facing perhaps its greatest crisis. President Trump’s draconian budget cuts for the State Department and his dismissive attitude toward our diplomats and diplomacy itself threaten to dismantle a great foreign service just when we need it most.
Burns, Nicholas. "Dismantling the Foreign Service." New York Times, November 28, 2017.