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Over the Horizon: The Greenhouse of U.S. Foreign Policy

Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010

Two weeks ago, the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce graduated its 50th class. Having completed not only an 18-month program of study but also a gamut of comprehensive exams, the roughly 30 graduating students are now ready to enter the foreign-policy workforce. But the Patterson School is just one element of an archipelago of schools focusing on international policy that collectively helps staff the Foreign Service, the intelligence community, a variety of non-governmental organizations, and corporations with international divisions.

Other schools with the same mission include the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington, the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts, the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins, the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and many others. Some, although not all, of these schools have doctoral programs in addition to offering master's degrees, and some also offer undergraduate majors. ...

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