One of the more popular features of this blog has been my series of posts about the day in the life of a Foreign Service Officer. I haven’t added new entries to that series in a while because I’ve covered most of the work that I feel comfortable with. Fortunately, CNN has come along to do my job for me. Even better, they profiled someone I worked with.
Charlie Slater, 59, has spent the last 21 years working in U.S. embassies all over the world — from Sierra Leone and Pakistan to Thailand and Ethiopia.