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January 9, 2014

U.S.-Japan: Past, Present, and Future Energy

In 1960, President Dwight Eisenhower stood next to Japan's Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi to celebrate the signing of the U.S.-Japan… more
July 8, 2013

Energy’s Vital Role in Burma’s Future

I recently returned from Burma, a fast-changing and stunningly beautiful country, where I attended the 2013 World Economic Forum on… more
July 3, 2013

President Obama Visits Tanzania

The First Family arrived in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on Monday, July 1, to cap off a three-country trip to… more
May 8, 2013

The United States and the Western Hemisphere: Opportunity and Growth

In a video blog, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson speaks about the 43rd Washington Conference… more
March 15, 2013

Policy Perspectives on Women and Energy

I recently had the pleasure to travel to Amman, Jordan, to attend the U.S.-Jordan Business Forum. My trip happened to… more
September 28, 2012

Increasing Access to Affordable Electricity Across the Hemisphere

More than 31 million people in the Western Hemisphere lack access to affordable, reliable energy services. Compared to the rest… more
September 6, 2012

An Update From APEC Leaders' Week in Russia

This week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will join leaders from 20 other economies in Vladivostok, Russia, to advance efforts… more
August 23, 2012

Public Diplomacy Leverages Innovation To Promote Economic Growth

For years, our public diplomacy programs have worked to build a base of knowledge among foreign publics about the U.S.… more
July 30, 2012

The "American Brand" -- A Symbol of Quality and Innovation

Last year, the United States exported an all-time record of $2.1 trillion in goods and services -- a strong testimony… more
July 13, 2012

U.S.-ASEAN Business Forum Strengthens Economic Ties

On July 13, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Siem Reap, Cambodia to meet with 200 senior government officials… more
July 9, 2012

Celebrating the "American Brand"

As we gathered this week to celebrate the Fourth of July, I am reminded of what makes America such a… more


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April 17, 2014

The Way Forward in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 16-17 to participate in bilateral meetings and a multilateral… more