Syria

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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
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
February 25, 2014

Preventing Sexual Violence Is a National Security Imperative

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry co-authored this entry with UK Foreign Secretary William Hague. Imagine that you're caught in… 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
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 1, 2014

Syrian Women: Critical Partners for Peace

As negotiations to halt the violence in Syria continue, I am reminded daily of the essential role that Syrian women… more
January 30, 2014

A Strong, Principled Diplomacy

On January 28, 2014, President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union -- the address presented by the President… more
January 17, 2014

Raising Women's Voices in Syria's Conflict

Reem Halibi joined the Syrian revolution early. A student at the University of Aleppo when the revolution started, she was… more
January 14, 2014

Reaching Out to Syrian Refugees in Iraq

To date, the United States is at the forefront of the humanitarian response to the conflict in Syria, providing more… more
January 8, 2014

Coping with Conflict: Helping Syrians Overcome the Trauma of War

As the brutal conflict in Syria nears its third year, 9.3 million people now find themselves in need of humanitarian… more
January 7, 2014

Syrian Journalists Visit the United States

The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) program is the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange program. Since 1940, the… more

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