TFSG, founded in 1994, is a group of 90 people who have spent time outside of America with America's Foreign Service, academia, or business, or as an accompanying family member.
TFSG presents four luncheons with speakers and one members-only luncheon each year. This website lists the speakers with bibliographies that TFSG members write to accompany each speech. It also features links to international databases, publications, think tanks, and published works by members and speakers

Selected Essays

1. Foreign Policy Research Institute, "Nightmares of an I.R. Professor," by Walter A. McDougall, Sept. 2012.

2. "Embassy Security: The Strategic Concept," by Billy Birdzell, Sept. 2012.

3. "What U.S. diplomats really do and why," by Tibor Nagy, Oct. 15, 201.