Back Issues of PDAA Today

Back issues of PDAA Today, PDAA’s quarterly print newsletter are now online and available for download.

Behind the Scenes of Life in the Foreign Service

November 4, 2012

Eddie and Mary Lee Deerfield offer a look behind the scenes at Foreign Service life in Madras, Kampala, and Lagos.

As my wife and I chatted during a drink before dinner one evening, talk turned to our time in the Foreign Service. Mary Lee was at my side through 22 years at […]

Gaining Afghanistan’s Trust — Public Diplomacy and Special Forces Approaches, at the September 25 PDAA Lunch Program

Matt Lussenhop (A. Kotok)

Matt Lussenhop, former Public Affairs Officer in Kabul, and Major Fernando Lujan, U.S. Army Special Forces and former advisor embedded with Afghan forces in Kandahar and Helmand provinces, discussed their respective approaches to building trust among Afghans in a special luncheon program to kick off the 2012-2013 season, on […]

Stephen Cohen Discusses Pakistan at March 6, 2012 PDAA Event

Stephen Cohen (Brookings Institution)

Stephen P. Cohen, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and long considered one of America’s foremost experts on South Asia, offered his views on U.S.-Pakistan relations, including policy and public diplomacy challenges, at the Public Diplomacy Alumni Association luncheon program on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at the DACOR-Bacon […]