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Khrushchev Visits America – A Cold War Comedy of Errors, Act II

In September of 1959, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev visited the United States on an unprecedented goodwill trip spanning several days, thousands of miles and which was covered by a huge press corps. In stark contrast to the finely orchestrated tours and campaign stops that are common nowadays, the visit was a series of flubs and […]

From The Bookshelf: Other Publications

Below we have provided a list of books that may be of interest to our readers and researchers that are not published through ADST. Read any of these books if you’re interested in learning more about specific subjects or life as a diplomat. Judith Raine Baroody, Media Access and the Military: The Case of the […]

Fascinating Figures

Diplomacy and foreign policy attract some of the smartest, most dedicated, and most interesting figures in every generation.  In this feature, ADST focuses on the fascinating people who have served the United States as diplomats. John D. Negroponte: A Diplomatic Life of Controversy and Consequence  joined the Foreign Service in 1960 and went on to […]

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Memoirs and Occasional Papers – An ADST Series

ADST created the Memoirs and Occasional Papers Series to preserve firsthand accounts, histories, and other informed observations on foreign affairs for scholars, journalists, and the general public.     Ambassador to a Small Country: Letters from Chad by Christopher E. Goldthwait Learn More Ambassador to a Small World is a highly personal portrait of Chad […]