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Channeling Dissent from the Foreign Service

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Channeling Dissent from the Foreign Service

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Channeling Dissent from the Foreign Service

Channeling Dissent from the Foreign Service

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One of three foreign service officers to quit over the Iraq war first expressed her concerns using the State Department's "dissent channel" — a unique outlet for department employees to confidentially express their objections to U.S. policy. The department has a history of cautiously challenging U.S. Policy. Hear NPR's Michelle Kelemen.