I met Ambassador Krueger and his wife and coauthor, Kathleen, at the American
Society for Public Administrations (ASPAs) annual conference in Dallas
earlier this year.After reading their book and chatting further with the authors,
it occurred to me that the couples firsthand experiences in Burundi might help
shed light on a cloudy applied topic: the ethics of public serviceparticularly
in the face of such horrific human rights violations.
In effect, how should a public servant behave and w