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March 14, 2014

Saving Syria and Its Children

On February 10, the children at a United Nations’ school in Muzeirib, Syria, were among an ever shrinking group of… more
February 20, 2014

Protecting the Cultural Heritage of Countries Around the World

The events recounted in the new movie The Monuments Men are unfolding every day around the world. It’s a little… more
November 30, 2013

Big Ideas Come From Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

“Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving, is traditionally the first official shopping day of the Christmas season in the United… more
September 6, 2013

A Yes Vote of Conscience for the World's Red Line

I'm sometimes asked how, as someone who testified 42 years ago against the Vietnam War in which I had fought,… more
July 26, 2013

A Network of Young Innovators: These Are the TechGirls

On the 8th floor of Yahoo!’s Washington, D.C. office, the conversation is buzzing with 27 teenage girls asking questions. They… more
July 24, 2013

Maximizing the Multilateral Response to International Crises

Yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed nearly a dozen senior figures from United Nations and other international organizations working… more
May 29, 2013

The Power of English Learning

Throughout my travels as an Under Secretary, I have been constantly reminded of the magnetism of English language learning. From… more
May 13, 2013

U.S. Provides Wheat To Fill Urgent Food Gaps in Syria

As part of our nearly $510 million in humanitarian aid to help those affected by the crisis in Syria ,… more
May 10, 2013

Snapshots From Abroad

Representing America is something that every employee at the State Department takes pride in. Our work takes us to all… more
May 10, 2013

'All Roads Lead to Rome'

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Rome 10 weeks ago, but welcoming him back to Italy again is special,… more
April 27, 2013

President Obama Meets With King Abdullah II

On April 26, 2013, President Barack Obama welcomed His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan to the White House, where… more
March 23, 2013

President Obama Visits Jordan

On March 22, 2013 U.S. President Barack Obama headed to Jordan for the final stop on the first foreign trip… more

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April 22, 2014

#OurOcean2014 Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry announced the 2014 Our Ocean Conference to be held at the U.S. Department of State… more

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