Philip Seib reflects on the U.S secretary of state's relatively short tenure, surveys the damage from his departure and offers some advice to his successor.
The largest collection of declassified CIA records is now accessible online. The documents were previously only available to the public at the National Archives in Maryland. Approximately 930,000 documents, totaling more than 12 million pages, are now available in the CIA’s Electronic Reading Room on CIA's website. [...] “Access to this historically significant collection is no longer limited by geography. The American public can access these documents from the comfort of their homes,” notes Joseph Lambert, the CIA Director of Information Management.
On the Syrian Crisis of 1957 and its implications for public diplomacy.
Steinem was an energetic global representative.
The CIA was never among the world's most trusted global brands, even among U.S. allies, but torture revelations have diminished U.S. claims to moral leadership and reduced its "soft power".