Emily Tamkin

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Emily Tamkin is a staff writer at Foreign Policy.

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After six months of the Trump Administration, America's professional diplomats are reportedly "desperate" for a foreign policy — or even for something to do.

Is US diplomacy under friendly fire?

After six months of the Trump Administration, America's professional diplomats are reportedly "desperate" for a foreign policy — or even for something to do.

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When a  lone gunman assassinated Russia's ambassador  to Turkey in a shocking public display at an Ankara photo exhibit yesterday, the international consequences were immediate.

Berlin, Ankara and the international political consequences

When a lone gunman assassinated Russia's ambassador to Turkey in a shocking public display at an Ankara photo exhibit yesterday, the international consequences were immediate.

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