Liz Warren Hopeful Vows to Double the Number of Career Diplomats at State
This is curious since there is much less need for the diplomatic core than in the years before the information revolution. Cutting staff seems to make more sense.
(From Government Executive)
The presidential hopeful said in order to dramatically boost the number of foreign service officers, she would create a “diplomatic equivalent” of the Reserve Officer Training Corps at universities across the country. She also vowed to boost diversity and make improvements to the pay structure at the department.