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March 10, 2014

Benefiting From the Mobile Revolution

Recently FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, and I visited the beautiful city of Barcelona to attend the… more
March 7, 2014

From Diamond Diplomacy to the Gold Standard

While successful people-to-people diplomacy always requires hard work and creativity, a little star power never hurts. So when recently-retired Major… more
February 14, 2014

NATO Missile Defense on the High Seas

When the U.S. Mission to NATO received word that a specially-equipped destroyer -- the USS Donald Cook -- would be… more
February 11, 2014

U.S.-Spain Security Partnership Stronger Than Ever

On a windy and cool February afternoon, I joined a small crowd of people, including U.S. Secretary of the Navy… more
September 6, 2013

President Obama's Final Day at the G-20 Summit

Friday marked President Obama’s second and final day of the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg. In the morning, President Obama… 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
October 6, 2012

Embassies and Consulates Help Overseas U.S. Citizens To Vote

Register and/or request a ballot today using the federal post card application at www.FVAP.gov . Registration deadlines vary and some… more
May 1, 2012

'Fifty Years of Progress in Ten'

The Afghan Ambassador to Germany, Professor Dr. A. Rahman Ashraf, smiles warmly at the group of four young Afghan civil… more
April 6, 2012

Promoting Service and Strategic Priorities in Madrid

Last week, I visited Spain's beautiful capital city, meeting with the Department of State's partners in culture, education, and civil… more
February 9, 2012

Inequality and the Lost Generation

Recent events at the start of 2012 offer a glimpse of the struggles that lay ahead, both in the United… more
November 21, 2011

Creating Jobs at Home Through Leadership Abroad

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Deputy Secretary Thomas Nides underscores the importance of economic statecraft at… more

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