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Whitaker’s foreign service career has taken him around the world, with past postings in Iraq, South Korea, Sudan, Uganda, Croatia, Ethiopia, Mali and Mozambique, according to the State Department.
Because WhatsApp is a foreign service, China can’t order it to implement fine-toothed censorship at the level of individual messages.
But the cables indicate how members of the American foreign service, at least, held the military directly responsible for some of the deaths.
Mike Pence, has been tapped to be director general of the foreign service, a post that traditionally goes to diplomats with 25 to 30 years of experience and at least one ambassadorship.
The union that represents foreign service workers says employees have been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury and permanent hearing loss and have suffered from headaches, loss of balance and cognitive problems.
Chris Smith, whose father was a career foreign service officer with the U.S. State Department, grew up overseas and keeps up with international news.
Founded in 1947 as a civilian foreign service that gathers intelligence for the highest echelons of American government, the name can evoke everything from assassination attempts to aliens and mind control.
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