Why Diplomats Need to Accept More Risk – And Why Congress Should Let Them

September 12th, 2019

In a two part event on Friday, September 12, 2019, Foreign Policy for America and the American Academy of Diplomacy co-hosted a conversation with Ambassadors Anne Patterson, Charles Ray, Richard Olson, and Ronald Neumann, where they discussed how critically important it is for diplomacy that diplomats posted overseas are empowered to take risks that allow them to carry out their jobs.