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March 6, 2014

Women Key to Peace and Security

International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew… more
December 17, 2013

Soccer Diplomacy Makes Connections in Burma

Just prior to Thanksgiving, Embassy Rangoon hosted a trio of world class soccer stars for an exciting and historic week… more
August 12, 2013

The Challenges of Meeting America's Objectives Around the Globe

Every year, the State Department works with Congress to develop an international affairs budget that advances U.S. national security, protects… more
July 31, 2013

What’s Next? -- UN Global Education First Initiative

Malala Day on July 12th at the United Nations, and the subsequent social media and worldwide press buzz created a… more
July 8, 2013

Energy’s Vital Role in Burma’s Future

I recently returned from Burma, a fast-changing and stunningly beautiful country, where I attended the 2013 World Economic Forum on… more
March 13, 2013

Why South Asia Matters

Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake Jr. outlines why South Asia is such a critical component of U.S. foreign policy, focusing… more
March 7, 2013

Burmese Media Delegation Observes U.S. Free and Independent Press

Mr. Thiha Saw sits at a table in the Washington Post boardroom, listening attentively about the role of the newspaper… more
February 13, 2013

President Obama Delivers the 2013 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington,… more
February 11, 2013

International Writing Program Sends Former U.S. Poet Laureate to Burma

This past month, the State Department sent four of the best American writers and poets on our first International Writing… more
January 24, 2013

Burma: Hoops for Change

Sports have the unique ability to connect people in nonverbal ways. And our sports exchanges work to create positive learning… more
January 18, 2013

Building on a Strong Foundation of Historic Ties With the Asia-Pacific

Economic issues were also at the forefront of our engagement with the Asia-Pacific region in 2012, particularly fostering economic integration… more

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Updates From Afghanistan

Alison Blosser is a State Department Representative/Political Officer with the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Asadabad, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. Alison's… more

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