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The American Ambassadors Live! Podcast (previously called CAA Live!) invites foreign policy experts and practitioners from the United States and around the world to share their perspectives on critical international issues.

Disclaimer:
Views expressed on this program are solely those of individual members and should not be construed as those of the Council of American Ambassadors, executive leadership, membership as a whole, or individuals or organizations that provide financial support to the Council of American Ambassadors.

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The American Ambassadors Live! Podcast (previously called CAA Live!) invites foreign policy experts and practitioners from the United States and around the world to share their perspectives on critical international issues.

Disclaimer:
Views expressed on this program are solely those of individual members and should not be construed as those of the Council of American Ambassadors, executive leadership, membership as a whole, or individuals or organizations that provide financial support to the Council of American Ambassadors.

    New Holistic Hiring Process for the Foreign Service - Jefferson Smith

    New Holistic Hiring Process for the Foreign Service - Jefferson Smith

    Interested in joining the Foreign Service? Join Ambassador Rosapepe and Director of Talent Acquisition Jeff Smith as they discuss the updated hiring process. What is the Foreign Service? There was a change recently made to join the Foreign Service, what was it and what are the benefits? What are the opportunities and career paths for a Foreign Service officer? Learn the answers to these questions and fun facts.
    Director of Talent Acquisition Jefferson Smith is a Senior Foreign Service Officer, currently serving as the Director of Talent Acquisition at the Department of State. Since joining the Foreign Service in 2000, Jeff has served overseas assignments in Kuwait City, Kuwait; Zanzibar, Tanzania; Dublin, Ireland; Yaoundé, Cameroon; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Kingston, Jamaica. He has also served in Washington, D.C. in four regional bureaus.
    Ambassador Jim Rosapepe served as the U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1998 to 2001 and is a member of the CAA Board of Directors. He currently is Chairman and CEO of Patuxent Capital Group LLC and serves in the Maryland State Senate.

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    James Gilmore: A Dangerous Continent

    James Gilmore: A Dangerous Continent

    Former U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and former Governor of Virginia, James Gilmore, joined American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine and Russia's activities in the region. 
     
     


     
     

    • 29 min
    Gordon Sondland: Personal Diplomacy

    Gordon Sondland: Personal Diplomacy

    Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, joined American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to discuss his experiences and the state of U.S. foreign policy.

     
     

     

    • 21 min
    Crisis Across Borders

    Crisis Across Borders

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Ambassador Christopher Landau, joined American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to discuss Mexico's domestic policies and how the nation has handled the COVID-19 pandemic.

     
     

     

    • 24 min
    With One Voice - NATO's Historic Alliance

    With One Voice - NATO's Historic Alliance

    Former Permanent Representative of the U.S. to NATO, Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison, joined American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to discuss the historic alliance and its current challenges.

     
     

     

    • 30 min
    From the Sea to Seoul

    From the Sea to Seoul

    Former Ambassador to South Korea, Harry Harris, joined American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to discuss his experience at post and the critical importance of the U.S.-South Korean partnership.

    • 36 min

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