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Diplomats Increasingly Cautious in Foreign Posts

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Diplomats Increasingly Cautious in Foreign Posts

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Diplomats Increasingly Cautious in Foreign Posts

Diplomats Increasingly Cautious in Foreign Posts

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The Sept. 11 world is placing more and more pressure on U.S. State Department employees working overseas. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Ambassador Robert Pearson, director general of the Foreign Service. Pearson says more foreign posts are now classified as dangerous, and that embassy staffers have to watch their steps.