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March 31, 2014

Ukraine: Finding a Diplomatic Solution

On March 30, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Paris, France. Following their… more
March 19, 2014

Law Enforcement Efforts Underway to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

My colleagues and I in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) are focused on the topic… more
March 10, 2014

U.S. Support for UN Peacekeeping in Mali

In the vibrant, bustling city of Bamako, Mali, with live music emanating from restaurants and venues, you might be forgiven… more
March 3, 2014

Opinion: End Illegal Wildlife Trafficking on World Wildlife Day

Today, the world celebrates the first ever World Wildlife Day . Here in America, the bald eagle, the grizzly bear,… more
February 28, 2014

The State Department Means Business

Some have commented how unusual, almost unprecedented, it was for me, a non-career ambassador, to come to Washington to serve… more
February 11, 2014

The State Department From a French Perspective

President Obama invited his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, on a State Visit to celebrate a renewed alliance between the United… more
February 10, 2014

The Lives of Diplomats: Americans in Paris, 1914

“Lafayette, here we come!” This rallying cry of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was popularized after their 1917 arrival in… more
February 8, 2014

Ninety Years and Counting: A Short History of the Winter Games

Ninety years ago, a week-long winter sports “prelude” to the 1924 Paris Summer Games was held in Chamonix, France, a… more
December 10, 2013

Making LGBT Rights Human Rights Through the Global Equality Fund

When celebrating Human Rights Day as a global community, we are reminded of efforts taking place to advance the human… more

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Sudan Policy Engages China

About the Author: Heather Hwalek works in the State Department's Office of Sudan Programs Group. Members of the State Department's… more
July 28, 2008

Ninety Summers for An Icon

Statement on Nelson Mandela's 90th Birthday About the Author: Mary Deane Conners is the Public Affairs Counselor at the U.S.… more

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