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March 21, 2014

'21st Century Book Burning'

If you’re reading this, you probably live in a country where the Internet provides a portal for the free exchange… 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
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
November 30, 2013

State Department Officials Meet With Press Freedom Awardees

On November 21, I had the distinct privilege of welcoming journalists Janet Hinostroza of Ecuador and Nedim Sener of Turkey… more
November 1, 2013

Preserving a Free, Open, and Secure Internet

Last week, the three of us were in Bali, Indonesia, where we attended the 8th Annual Internet Governance Forum in… 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
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
September 5, 2013

President Obama Travels to St. Petersburg for the G-20

This morning, President Obama met with the King and Queen of Sweden before flying to St. Petersburg for the G-20… more
August 19, 2013

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- World Humanitarian Day

August 19 marks World Humanitarian Day , an occasion to honor aid workers who have lost their lives in humanitarian… more
June 20, 2013

Supporting Syrian Refugees in Turkey

I am in Nizip 2, a refugee camp in southeastern Turkey. Rows of pre-fabricated containers house 4,000 Syrian refugees who… more

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Living With Volatility

About the Author: Ambassador Gaddi H. Vasquez is the 8th U.S. Representative to the United Nations Organizations in Rome. All… more

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