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A life in foreign service

July 14th, 2017

Ambassador James Dobbinsdiscusses his new bookForeign Service: Five decades on the front lines of American diplomacyand his experiences working to advance U.S. national interests in some of the country's most difficult situations. Also in this episode: William Gale, the Arjay and and Frances Fearing Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy and a...

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