TITLE

Persistent Staffing and Foreign Language Gaps Compromise Diplomatic Readiness

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/24/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the testimony of International Affairs and Trade director Jess T. Ford regarding the challenges faced by the Foreign Service at the Department of State in the U.S. It notes that the State is constantly faced with challenges of hiring people with the right skills to be posted overseas. Apart from this, Ford also discussed foreign language challenges faced by the State.
ACCESSION #
44537421

 

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