A growing database of US State Department cables (and other items) from places I have served. To increase public awareness of how diplomacy is (was) actually done. All cable posts cleared through the USG FOIA procedure.
Most postings will be cables sent under my name from my posts but also others I was directly involved in. I'll also include occasional notes and background. Most recent in series on top.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
99 Brasilia 02633: Biographic Material on New Main Cabinet Members
Note: A continuing embassy function it to provide basic information on senior officials of the host government. This information will often go into briefing memos for use by US officials when they meet counterparts.