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February 13, 2014

To End Extreme Poverty, Tackle Fragility

One year after President Obama pledged the United States’ commitment to work with partners to end extreme poverty by 2030,… more
February 13, 2014

Creating an AIDS-Free Generation Through Science and Technology

Last year, the United States government provided testing and counseling for more than 57 million people through the President’s Emergency… more
February 12, 2014

A U.S.-African Union

Every year, heads of state and cabinet officials from across Africa gather in Addis Ababa to meet with political, civil… more
February 11, 2014

The State Department From a French Perspective

President Obama invited his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, on a State Visit to celebrate a renewed alliance between the United… 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
February 10, 2014

The Lives of Diplomats: Americans in Paris, 1914

“Lafayette, here we come!” This rallying cry of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was popularized after their 1917 arrival in… more
February 10, 2014

The United States and Sweden: Partners and Champions for Human Rights

“Values that give rise to dignity, equal opportunity, and justice for every segment of our people are anything but novel… more
February 8, 2014

Ninety Years and Counting: A Short History of the Winter Games

Ninety years ago, a week-long winter sports “prelude” to the 1924 Paris Summer Games was held in Chamonix, France, a… more
February 7, 2014

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- Sports Diplomacy

The State Department uses a variety of diplomatic strategies to meet our foreign policy goals. Sports diplomacy is one of… more

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