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December 21, 2012

Along the New Silk Road

My journey on the road to Samarkand brings me to the Navoi International Airport and cargo facility, where I am… more
December 21, 2012

Christmas in Kabul

As Christmas approaches, my husband and I are almost halfway through our year-long assignment to Kabul. Serving at an unaccompanied… more
December 20, 2012

On the Road to Samarkand

Samarkand, Bukhara, Kabul, Aktau, Dushanbe, Kashgar…the road signs we pass just before leaving the tree-lined streets of Tashkent, Uzbekistan's capital… more
December 19, 2012

Afghan Girls Lead Peer Education

The Internet may be important, but it's not everything. In rural Afghanistan, courageous and talented young women who have never… more
December 11, 2012

Eleven Words

As we commemorate International Human Rights Day today, December 10, I can't help but recall the moment 17 years ago… more

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December 7, 2009

Livestock as Lifeblood

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Ambassador Ertharin Cousin recounts her visit to Jijiga, Ethiopia, where she… more

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