60 percent of the State Departments’ top-ranking career diplomats have left and new applications to join the foreign service have fallen by half, according to recent data from the American Foreign Service Association, the professional organization of the U.S. diplomatic corps. Last week the Ambassador to Panama resigned because he was not able to work under President Donald Trump. He was considered a rising star and a potential future assistant secretary.
Does this bode well for us? Is the chance of another war on the increase?