Marie L. Yovanovitch served most recently as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
After nearly 34 years working for the State Department, I said goodbye to a career that I loved. It is a strange feeling to transition from decades of communicating in the careful words of a diplomat to a person free to speak exclusively for myself.
What I’d like to share with you is an answer to a question so many have asked me: What do the events of the past year mean for our country’s future?
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