Low visibility at foggy bottom

Zimmermann, Tim; Ferguson, Greg
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/22/93, Vol. 115 Issue 20, p13
Comments that Deputy Secretary of State Clifton Wharton and two junior political appointees were dismissed recently. Reason why the appointees were let go; Wharton had almost nothing to do with any of the hot spots causing the administration grief; Foreign policy problem areas President Clinton must face.


Related Articles

  • Forging a true partnership of the Americas. Wharton Jr., Clifton // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;5/3/93, Vol. 4 Issue 18, p305 

    Presents a speech by the deputy Secretary of State, delivered before the Council of the Americas on behalf of Secretary of State Warren Christopher in Washington, D.C. on May 3, 1993, dealing with the issue of creating a partnership of the Americas.

  • Deputy secretary-designate's confirmation hearing.  // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;1/25/93, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p50 

    Presents a statement by State Department Deputy Secretary-designate Clifton R. Wharton before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, D.C., January 1993, concerning his background in technical assistance and foreign economic development. Earlier work with the State Department; Four...

  • Where Have All the Rogues Gone? Smith, Daniel // Defense Monitor;Aug2000, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p4 

    Discusses the significance of the decision of the United States State Department to rename rogue states as states of concern on the effort to resolve disputes with other nations.

  • Policy planning falls on hard times.  // Foreign Service Journal;Apr94, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p11 

    Focuses on Al Kamen's comment on the United States' post-Cold War foreign policy planning office of the State Department, published in the March 2, 1994 issue of the Washington Post. Founding of the policy planning operation after World War II; Influence through the years; Resignation of...

  • Human rights criticism. Balch, Roger // Asian Business Review;Apr95, p12 

    Reports on the US State Department's criticism of Indonesia as a strongly authoritarian state.

  • Twilight of the diplomats. Zimmermann, Tim; Whitelaw, Kevin // U.S. News & World Report;1/27/97, Vol. 122 Issue 3, p48 

    Focuses on the State Department. Deep cuts that have materially affected America's ability to understand and influence the world; Huge number of cables and electronic messages sent each year; Failure of bureaucracy to adapt to new priorities; Questionable validity of American diplomacy's...

  • Wharton's departure. Edmond Jr., Alfred // Black Enterprise;Feb1994, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p28 

    Comments on the resignation of Clifton R. Wharton Jr. from his position as deputy secretary of state. Reasons for his departure; African-Americans in senior level positions; More.

  • Wharton quits State Dept. after 8 months on the job.  // Jet;11/29/93, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p12 

    Reports on the resignation of Clifton Wharton as State Department deputy secretary. Reasons for his resignation; Possible Black successor.

  • Looking for No. 2. Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report;11/22/93, Vol. 115 Issue 20, p21 

    Discusses Clifton Wharton's resignation from the post of deputy secretary of state. Wharton's resentment of being relegated to administrative tasks and insistence on a voice in the formulation of foreign policy; Secretary of State Christopher's search for a new deputy that preferably would be a...


Read the Article

Courtesy of

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics