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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2010
PPI Memo--State of State: A Proposal for Reorganization at Foggy Bottom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Steven Chlapecka
schlapecka@ppionline.org
Tel: 202.525.3931

THE STATE OF STATE: A Proposal for Reorganization at Foggy Bottom

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The days of traditional diplomacy conducted behind closed doors are over. The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today released a report on a major reorganization of the State Department. "The State of State: A Proposal for Reorganization at Foggy Bottom," authored by Armstrong, an advisor and consultant on public diplomacy, explores the structural challenges inhibiting State's success in today's world.

"The State Department has yet to adapt to the new context of global engagement," writes Armstrong. "For State to be effective and relevant, it needs to evolve."

Download the full policy report here.



The author calls for a major reorganization of the State Department by empowering regional bureaus and giving greater authority to the head of each bureau. Such a shift, Armstrong argues, would allow the State to be more responsive to stateless threats, enhance the department's interagency role, bring greater balance between State and the Pentagon.

Download the full policy report here.

The Progressive Policy Institute is an independent research institution founded in 1989 that seeks to define and promote a new progressive politics in the 21st century.  Through research, policy analysis and dialogue, PPI challenges the status quo and advocates for radical policy solutions.

For more information or to speak with the author, contact Steven Chlapecka, schlapecka@ppionline.org, 202.525.3931.

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