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June 18, 2008

Bahrain Conference Highlights At-Risk Youth

About the Author: Susanna Connaughton is the Executive Director of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO. She attended UNESCO’s Youth@the… more
June 13, 2008

How Does the Strain on Natural Resources Affect U.S. Foreign Policy?

Officials representing the Group of Eight (G-8) countries, along with China, India, and South Korea, met last week to develop… more
June 12, 2008

Combating Modern-Day Slavery

About the Author: Ambassador Mark P. Lagon is Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and Director of the U.S.… more
June 9, 2008

Secretary Rice on Foreign Policy in the Last Eight Years

Secretary Rice reccently wrote a comprehensive article on U.S. foreign policy in the July/August issue of Foreign Affairs magazine. “My… more
June 5, 2008

Why Does Snake-Shy Indiana Jones Care About Tigers?

About the Author: Billie Gross is a Public Affairs Specialist in the Bureau of Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.… more
June 4, 2008

Looked at a Passport Lately?

About the Author: Priscilla Linn is the Curator at the U.S. Diplomacy Center. Forget your walking shoes when you travel… more
June 3, 2008

Sudan: SPLM Convention Marks Milestone

About the Author: Heather Hwalek works for the Department's Sudan Programs Group. In the United States, there has been much… more
May 30, 2008

Should the International Community Relieve Iraq's Debts?

While attending this week’s International Compact with Iraq conference in Sweden, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called upon the international… more
May 29, 2008

U.S. Offers Assistance After China Earthquake

The 7.9 magnitude earthquake centered in southwestern China killed and injured thousands, and left hundreds of thousands homeless throughout the… more
May 28, 2008

Serving in Iraq: Why I Went

Those serving in Iraq are often said to be brave. Yet this catchall word does not seem to cover the… more

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