Douglas Frantz

Douglas Frantz

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April 13, 2014

Ukraine: Choosing Diplomacy Over Aggression

This was no peaceful spring weekend for Ukraine. Coordinated, well-armed Russian-backed militants attacked government buildings in a professional operation in… more
March 21, 2014

'21st Century Book Burning'

If you’re reading this, you probably live in a country where the Internet provides a portal for the free exchange… more
January 30, 2014

A Strong, Principled Diplomacy

On January 28, 2014, President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union -- the address presented by the President… more
December 31, 2013

Thirteen Stories That Shaped the World in 2013

In 2013, as more people than ever sought their news through social media, the State Department expanded its digital engagement.… more
November 8, 2013

Honoring Journalists of Exceptional Courage

I spent nearly four decades as a newspaper reporter and editor before coming to the State Department. Some of that… more
September 30, 2013

Secretary Kerry Discusses Iran on “60 Minutes”

Secretary of State John Kerry attended the United Nations General Assembly last week in New York, where he participated in… more