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February 27, 2012

Three Million: Changing Lives One Refugee at a Time

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration David… more
February 24, 2012

India Basketball Coaches Visit the U.S.

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with 14 basketball coaches from India as they kicked off their Basketball… more
February 23, 2012

U.S. e-Interns Facilitate Cross-Cultural Understanding in Tajikistan

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Damian Wampler, Information Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe, Tajikistan,… more
February 20, 2012

Op-Ed: 'Using Diplomacy To Create Jobs'

Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Nides authored an opinion piece that appears on . The text of his piece… more
February 15, 2012

The State of Transatlantic Relations

In early January, I had the opportunity to engage with European policy-makers and analysts in Brussels, Vilnius, and Copenhagen. Given… more
February 3, 2012

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton Travels to Germany and Bulgaria

More: Interactive Travel Map | Background Briefing En Route Munich On February 3-5, 2012, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton… more
January 29, 2012

A Visit to a Demining Site in Sri Lanka

I admit I was slightly relieved when our armored car got stuck in a thick pool of mud about a… more
January 27, 2012

Photo of the Week: Empowering Young People Through Sports

This week's "Photo of the Week" was taken by U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs' employee Beth Payne… more
January 25, 2012

Engaging Overseas Audiences on the State of the Union Address

Last night, Americans gathered around their television sets -- or computer monitors -- to watch President Barack Obama deliver the… more
January 24, 2012

A Triumph of Coordination

Western Uttar Pradesh was once seen as the world's largest reservoir of polio virus. Four districts, namely Moradabad, Bareilly, Rampur… more
January 18, 2012

Music Helps Revive Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage

Razor wire pierces the orange sky as we drive through Kabul's haze and rush hour traffic to the Afghan National… more


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