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Charged Affairs Fall 2017 Content Call – Deadline Extended

Prompt: Sixteen years later, the war in Afghanistan rages on with no clear end in sight. What can the international community do to achieve an enduring solution while denying terrorists safe havens in Afghanistan? We believe that the perspectives of NextGen professionals, and particularly veterans, are critical to the conversation on global security and the future…

Charged Affairs Recommends: Great Foreign Policy Books of 2016

As the year draws to a close, Charged Affairs is looking back at 2016 to bring you our recommendations for this year’s best books on foreign policy. Feel free to leave us with your recommendations at the bottom of this page in the comments section. Image courtesy of Missmarettaphotography, © 2016   Commanding Military Power:…

Must-Read Digest from Foreign Affairs Magazine

Read the five most popular articles from our friends at Foreign Affairs this month to stay on top of the global conversation. Foreign Affairs has been the premier magazine for international affairs professionals since 1922, and they’ve partnered with Charged Affairs to bring you these monthly digests and to offer YPFP members an exclusive 82% discount on…

Global Talent Summit: The Nexus of Jobs and Education

Four College of William & Mary students discuss what the world might look like in 2050, and what skills we will all need to develop, after attending the Diplomatic Courier‘s third annual Global Talent Summit in Washington, DC.

Charged Affairs Recommends: Great Foreign Policy Books of 2015

This week marks the first official week of 2016, which means that we here at YPFP are in a reflective mood. We asked our staff to look back at their reading list and select the best foreign policy books they read in 2015. Peruse at your leisure, and be sure to leave a comment letting…

Pursuing a Career in Foreign Policy: An Interview with Will Follmer

The Young Professionals Interview Series is geared toward undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in learning more about how YPFP staff members have broken into the field of foreign policy, and what advice they may have for their younger colleagues. This week, Will Follmer, Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, shares his…

Charged Affairs’ Essential 2015 Summer Reading List

Today marks the first official day of summer, which means that we here at YPFP are hitting the bookstores (or, perhaps, simply Amazon) in pursuit of the perfect summer novel or memoir. We asked staff to send us descriptions of recommended books they have read, are currently reading, or hope to read. Peruse at your…

Pursuing a Career in Foreign Policy: An Interview with Michelle Bovee

The Young Professionals Interview Series is geared toward undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in learning more about how YPFP staff members have broken into the field of foreign policy, and what advice they may have for their younger colleagues.

Lessons from the Intelligence Module

YPFP’s Leadership Incubator Intelligence module concluded on April 28 after 8 weeks of engaging sessions. Over the weeks, the 31 participants learned about America’s 17 intelligence agencies and how they work together (or try to work together) and the 6 types of intelligence (Humint, sigint, geoint, masint, imint, and open source).

Pursuing a Career in Foreign Policy: An Interview with Aaron Schumacher

The Young Professionals Interview Series is geared toward undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in learning more about how YPFP staff members have broken into the field of foreign policy, and what advice they may have for their younger colleagues.

Charged Affairs Fall 2017 Content Call – Deadline Extended

Prompt: Sixteen years later, the war in Afghanistan rages on with no clear end in sight. What can the international community do to achieve an enduring solution while denying terrorists safe havens in Afghanistan? We believe that the perspectives of NextGen professionals, and particularly veterans, are critical to the conversation on global security and the future…

Charged Affairs Recommends: Great Foreign Policy Books of 2016

As the year draws to a close, Charged Affairs is looking back at 2016 to bring you our recommendations for this year’s best books on foreign policy. Feel free to leave us with your recommendations at the bottom of this page in the comments section. Image courtesy of Missmarettaphotography, © 2016   Commanding Military Power:…

Must-Read Digest from Foreign Affairs Magazine

Read the five most popular articles from our friends at Foreign Affairs this month to stay on top of the global conversation. Foreign Affairs has been the premier magazine for international affairs professionals since 1922, and they’ve partnered with Charged Affairs to bring you these monthly digests and to offer YPFP members an exclusive 82% discount on…

Global Talent Summit: The Nexus of Jobs and Education

Four College of William & Mary students discuss what the world might look like in 2050, and what skills we will all need to develop, after attending the Diplomatic Courier‘s third annual Global Talent Summit in Washington, DC.

Charged Affairs Recommends: Great Foreign Policy Books of 2015

This week marks the first official week of 2016, which means that we here at YPFP are in a reflective mood. We asked our staff to look back at their reading list and select the best foreign policy books they read in 2015. Peruse at your leisure, and be sure to leave a comment letting…

Pursuing a Career in Foreign Policy: An Interview with Will Follmer

The Young Professionals Interview Series is geared toward undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in learning more about how YPFP staff members have broken into the field of foreign policy, and what advice they may have for their younger colleagues. This week, Will Follmer, Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, shares his…

Charged Affairs’ Essential 2015 Summer Reading List

Today marks the first official day of summer, which means that we here at YPFP are hitting the bookstores (or, perhaps, simply Amazon) in pursuit of the perfect summer novel or memoir. We asked staff to send us descriptions of recommended books they have read, are currently reading, or hope to read. Peruse at your…

Pursuing a Career in Foreign Policy: An Interview with Michelle Bovee

The Young Professionals Interview Series is geared toward undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in learning more about how YPFP staff members have broken into the field of foreign policy, and what advice they may have for their younger colleagues.

Lessons from the Intelligence Module

YPFP’s Leadership Incubator Intelligence module concluded on April 28 after 8 weeks of engaging sessions. Over the weeks, the 31 participants learned about America’s 17 intelligence agencies and how they work together (or try to work together) and the 6 types of intelligence (Humint, sigint, geoint, masint, imint, and open source).

Pursuing a Career in Foreign Policy: An Interview with Aaron Schumacher

The Young Professionals Interview Series is geared toward undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in learning more about how YPFP staff members have broken into the field of foreign policy, and what advice they may have for their younger colleagues.