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December 18, 2013

Education Supports Food Security

As I traveled throughout Cambodia with a team of journalists from Asia to learn about innovations in agricultural development, I… more
December 17, 2013

Soccer Diplomacy Makes Connections in Burma

Just prior to Thanksgiving, Embassy Rangoon hosted a trio of world class soccer stars for an exciting and historic week… more
December 16, 2013

Engaging With the UN to Preserve Culture: Angkor Wat

Field visits to developing countries are an important part of my job as the U.S. Ambassador to the UN Agencies… more
December 13, 2013

Xin Chao Vietnam from Secretary Kerry

We are looking forward to Secretary of State John Kerry’s upcoming visit to Vietnam. I expect that Secretary Kerry will… 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 11, 2013

Beating Malaria: We Must Win This Fight

It’s important to mark milestones of great progress both because they remind us that disciplined and determined efforts can be… 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
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 28, 2013

Giving Thanks for Progress in the Fight Against Global Hunger

This Thursday, many of us will gather around tables piled high with turkey, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. More importantly,… more
November 21, 2013

U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange

This week’s U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE) was a clear signal from leaders of both countries that they… more
November 14, 2013

The Crush on Wildlife

Today, in Denver, the Department of the Interior is destroying the United States' entire stock of confiscated contraband ivory --… more

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