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April 19, 2013

A Sustained Commitment to Human Rights

The Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are the single most exhaustive set of reports on human rights practices… more
April 10, 2013

Secretary Kerry in Ramallah and Jerusalem

On April 7-9, 2013, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Jerusalem and Ramallah. During his visit, he met… more
March 27, 2013

Saving a Leg and a Life in Rif Damascus

As part of the $385 million in U.S. government humanitarian assistance for the people of Syria, USAID is supporting more… more
March 24, 2013

Secretary Kerry Visits Iraq

On March 24, Secretary Kerry met with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad, Iraq. The goal of the Secretary's visit to Baghdad… more
March 23, 2013

President Obama Visits Jordan

On March 22, 2013 U.S. President Barack Obama headed to Jordan for the final stop on the first foreign trip… more
March 22, 2013

President Obama Travels to Israel and the West Bank

Today, President Barack Obama concluded his visit to Israel and the West Bank, the first stops on his first foreign… more
March 20, 2013

President Obama's Middle East Trip

This week, President Barack Obama is making the first trip of his second term; he will visit Israel, the West… more
March 19, 2013

Addressing the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis

The two-year anniversary of the Syria uprising coincides with another dark milestone: over one million refugees have fled Syria. More… more
March 15, 2013

Policy Perspectives on Women and Energy

I recently had the pleasure to travel to Amman, Jordan, to attend the U.S.-Jordan Business Forum. My trip happened to… more
March 10, 2013

Aid for a Syrian Baby

In January 2013, a mortar shell struck an apartment in Dar'a Governorate. A mother in an adjoining apartment grabbed her… more
March 6, 2013

Partnering With the People of Yemen

What struck me the most by my visit was the enthusiasm and hope in the eyes and voices of the… more
March 6, 2013

Secretary Kerry Visits United Arab Emirates and Qatar

On March 6, 2013, John Kerry departed for Washington, ending his inaugural trip as Secretary of State to the United… more