Behind the Scenes

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September 30, 2013

Secretary Kerry Discusses Iran on “60 Minutes”

Secretary of State John Kerry attended the United Nations General Assembly last week in New York, where he participated in… more
September 20, 2013

Bringing Foreign Policy Into the Classroom

“There is no longer anything foreign about foreign policy,” Secretary of State John Kerry said when he delivered his first… more
September 11, 2013

Remembering September 11th

Today, we honor those who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. At 8:46 a.m., the time that the first… more
September 9, 2013

Conversations With America: U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities

Jennifer Psaki , U.S. Department of State Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs and Marie Harf, U.S. Department of State Deputy… more
August 9, 2013

Ten Reasons to Intern at the Department of State

I’ve been working in Public Affairs for 10 weeks now, but the time has flown by. I’m sad my time… more
July 29, 2013

Consular History on Display at the U.S. Diplomacy Center

The U.S. Diplomacy Center recently acquired a collection of fascinating historical objects from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens… more
July 25, 2013

Vice President Biden Meets India's Future Scientists and Engineers

Today at the Indian Institute of Technology, Vice President Biden met a group of women he called "India’s future" --… more
July 25, 2013

The Thursday Luncheon Group Celebrates 40th Anniversary

As one of the Department of State’s 11 Employee Affinity Groups , the Thursday Luncheon Group (TLG) monitors recruitment, assignments,… more
June 10, 2013

How Diplomats Helped a U.S. Citizen Injured 8,000 Miles From Home

Every U.S. Embassy has a duty officer on call right now. Any U.S. citizen facing a medical or legal emergency… more