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April 16, 2014

STEMatState: Saving Lives through Advanced Engineering

Many people probably don’t think of diplomacy and engineering as going hand in hand. The reality, however, is that science… more
April 15, 2014

U.S. Partners With Armenia To Promote International Peace and Security

After years of supporting peacekeeping in Kosovo and the International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, Armenia is preparing to further… more
April 13, 2014

Strategic Stability: A View From Asia

One year ago this week, Secretary of State John Kerry renewed the Obama Administration’s commitment to rebalance our engagements, activities,… more
April 4, 2014

Clearing Landmines, Saving Lives

Today is International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, and while it might not be a trending… more
April 1, 2014

NATO Addresses the Crisis in Ukraine

On April 1, Secretary of State John Kerry attended the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Foreign Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium. Secretary… more
March 9, 2014

Serbia’s Growing Role as a UN Peacekeeping Troop Contributor

Only decades removed from the conflicts in its own recent history, the Republic of Serbia is clearly demonstrating its commitment… more
February 28, 2014

U.S. Support for Civilian Demining Promotes Security in Colombia

Deep in the Colombian countryside, tucked away amongst mountainous terrain, lays the town of Puerto Venus in the Nariño municipality.… more
February 11, 2014

U.S.-Spain Security Partnership Stronger Than Ever

On a windy and cool February afternoon, I joined a small crowd of people, including U.S. Secretary of the Navy… more
December 13, 2013

Malaysia: Building U.S. Partnership With a Peacekeeping Powerhouse

The Asia-Pacific is home to half the world's population, more than half the world's GDP and nearly half of its… more
December 4, 2013

A Dragonfly Rises

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the end of U.S. combat operations in Vietnam. It is an important time… more
December 2, 2013

Mine-Detection Dogs Sniff Out Hidden Hazards in Southern Iraq

Even under ideal conditions, clearing landmines and other unexploded ordnance is dangerous and difficult work -- and the challenging security… more

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