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Report on State Department Office of the Historian and FRUS

Steven Aftergood describes a new report on the State Dept. Office of the Historian and the Foreign Relations of the United States series:

With plummeting employee morale and departures of experienced staff historians, “something in HO is very wrong,” the Inspector General concluded. “HO is suffering from, and has for some time been handicapped by, serious mismanagement…

Under present circumstances, the task of the FRUS series, although mandated by law, is “almost unachievable,” the IG said.

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