Behind the Scenes

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August 9, 2012

U.S.-Russia Subnational Engagement: Breaking New Territory

I just returned from a 10-day trip to Russia, where I visited Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Vladivostok -- the… more
August 8, 2012

Our Commitment to the Pacific Island Countries

Our commitment to the Pacific Island countries is rooted in years of shared historical experience. One experience which affected all… more
August 5, 2012

U.S. Service Members Provide Olympic Support

Sixteen active duty US military personnel are competing in the London 2012 games. But, they're by no means the only… more
July 24, 2012

Keeping the Memory and Spirit of Poland's Absent Jews Alive

As the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism and the child of a Holocaust survivor, I have found that… more
July 20, 2012

Behind the Scenes With U.S. Consular Officers in China

On May 18, PBS' To The Contrary program aired a story about Foreign Service officers working behind the scenes in… more
July 20, 2012

Anniversary of the Trinity Test and the Dawn of the Atomic Age

The United States conducted the world's first nuclear explosive test, codenamed "Trinity," 67 years ago this month in the southern… more
July 18, 2012

Tech@State Hosts Wiki.Gov Conference

On July 12 to 13, 2012, the Office of eDiplomacy within the State Department's Bureau of Information Resource Management convened… more
July 6, 2012

Photo of the Week: Independence Day

This week's Photo of the Week comes to us from the U.S. Consulate General in Milan, Italy and shows finger… more
July 2, 2012

Pearson Fellowship Offers Unique Perspective on the Legislative Process

The Pearson Fellowship allows Foreign Service Officers the opportunity to work in Congress for one year, granting them an extraordinary… more
June 29, 2012

Photo of the Week: Recognizing Those Who Serve

This week's Photo of the Week comes to us from Michael Gross who serves as the official photographer at the… more
May 25, 2012

A Day in the Office of Children's Issues

In recognition of National Missing Children's Day on May 25, the Office of Children's Issues and U.S. embassies and consulates… more
May 23, 2012

A 150-Year-Old Publication Enters the E-Book Age

The Office of the Historian began an e-book initiative, and today is releasing 12 more volumes of the Foreign Relations… more