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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 28, 2013

Giving Thanks for Progress in the Fight Against Global Hunger

This Thursday, many of us will gather around tables piled high with turkey, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. More importantly,… more
November 26, 2013

Preparing Syrians for a Harsh Winter

The crisis in Syria continues to escalate and 9.3 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance -- more than… more
October 25, 2013

Assad's War of Starvation

Just days ago in London, I listened with sadness and shock as Ahmad Jarba and leaders of the moderate Syrian… more
October 20, 2013

U.S. Humanitarian Assistance for Iraqis

“Two eyes are better than a thousand reports.” This was what Kurdish leaders told us when we met with them… more
September 30, 2013

President Obama Meets With Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Today, President Obama held a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu . President Obama commended the Prime Minister for… more
September 16, 2013

United Nations Releases Report on the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

This morning UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed members of the Security Council on the report of the United Nations Mission… more
September 15, 2013

A Framework for the Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva, Switzerland, September 12-14, to discuss… more
September 12, 2013

Syrians Flee to Iraq With the Clothes on Their Backs

After hours in a super-chilled car, the first thing that strikes me as I arrive in a Syrian refugee camp… more


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