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June 6, 2013

Afghanistan: Far from the NBA Finals, Another Tournament Came to Kandahar

The NBA Finals are getting underway in Miami, but another highly anticipated tournament recently came to Kandahar, Afghanistan. This March,… more
June 3, 2013

Strengthening U.S.-India Higher Education Ties

At the forthcoming U.S.-India Higher Education Dialogue later this month in New Delhi, the United States and India will continue… more
May 30, 2013

Delegation to India Promotes Women and Girls in Technology

Last week, the Department of State led a delegation of technology executives from U.S.-based companies to India to explore the… more
May 29, 2013

Advancing Disability Rights Worldwide Through Exchanges

President Obama has proclaimed that international disability rights should be at the heart of our nation’s foreign policy. The State… more
May 29, 2013

The Power of English Learning

Throughout my travels as an Under Secretary, I have been constantly reminded of the magnetism of English language learning. From… more
May 23, 2013

President Obama Discusses U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy

Today at National Defense University, President Obama laid out the framework for U.S. counterterrorism strategy as we wind down the… more
May 10, 2013

Snapshots From Abroad

Representing America is something that every employee at the State Department takes pride in. Our work takes us to all… more
May 9, 2013

Labor in Focus: Advancing Workplace Safety

The collapse of an eight-story factory building in Bangladesh that killed over 600 garment workers two weeks ago is among… more
May 6, 2013

Behind the Scenes: Secretary Kerry on the Road

I've had the privilege of traveling with Secretary Kerry on all of his trips since taking office, and have used… more
April 30, 2013

'One Girl With Courage Is a Revolution'

Suma Tharu, a girl from Nepal, was sold into indentured servitude at the age of six and braved another six… more
April 24, 2013

Secretary Kerry's Meetings in Brussels

Following a busy Tuesday at NATO, Secretary of State John Kerry continued to meet with foreign leaders today in Brussels.… more

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