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America might be losing its place on the world stage - and diplomats worry that 'things will start to fall apart'

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Hundreds of senior posts at the State Department remain empty, and many positions have been permanently vacated.
Massive cuts Secretary Tillerson has proposed would slash the Foreign Service and dramatically reduce America's foreign aid.
With morale and resources low at the State Department, diplomats have turned to Nikki Haley of the UN instead of Tillerson.
Diplomats and State Department officials painted a bleak picture of the department's future in a recent story in The New Yorker, voicing fears that the decades of work the department has done to keep the post-war world...
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