John Brady Kiesling, Political Counselor & Foreign Service Officer, U. S. State Department, Lecture, George Washington University, September 6, 2006
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John Brady Kiesling is a former U.S. diplomat and the author of Diplomacy Lessons: Realism for an Unloved Superpower . He was the first of three U.S. foreign service officers to resign, on February 25, 2003, to protest against the 2003 invasion of Iraq. His letter of resignation to Secretary of State Colin Powell was posted by The New York Times and circulated widely.