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March 28, 2008
Does the U.S. Spend Too Much or Too Little on Foreign Aid?
In recent years, the United States has launched the largest international development effort since the Marshall Plan. Since 2001, the…
March 21, 2008
Your Passport File
We received many questions from the press and the public, several on this blog, about the information contained in a…
March 21, 2008
Policy Podcast: Passport Data Security
Patrick F. Kennedy, Under Secretary for Management, discusses the latest issues related to U.S. passport data security with Department Spokesman…
March 20, 2008
How is Democracy Impeded When Women Are Excluded From the Political and Economic Arena?
Last week Secretary Rice marked International Women’s Day 2008 by presenting the International Women of Courage Award to eight women…
March 11, 2008
What Responsibilities Do Ecuador and Venezuela Have To Fight Terrorism on Their Borders?
When asked a question last week about the recent border clashes over terrorist activities by the FARC, Secretary Rice said…
March 4, 2008
Should the U.S. Engage Hamas in the Peace Process Between the Israelis and Palestinians?
Secretary Rice arrived in the Middle East today to discuss the future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Palestinian President Mahmoud…
February 27, 2008
Should Promoting Abstinence and Being Faithful be Part of U.S. AIDS Prevention Programs?
The President's AIDS intiative has provided treatment for 1.5 million people, prevented HIV transmission in over 10 million pregnancies and…
February 22, 2008
U.S. Embassy in Belgrade Attacked
Given the graphic images of the recent attack on the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia, thankfully all embassy personnel are…