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April 23, 2014

Cooperative Clearance Efforts Help Make Cambodian Communities Safer

In 2011, as President Obama announced the strategic rebalance of U.S. foreign policy priorities to the Asia-Pacific region, Cambodia was… more
April 16, 2014

STEMatState: Saving Lives through Advanced Engineering

Many people probably don’t think of diplomacy and engineering as going hand in hand. The reality, however, is that science… more
April 4, 2014

Clearing Landmines, Saving Lives

Today is International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, and while it might not be a trending… more
December 4, 2013

A Dragonfly Rises

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the end of U.S. combat operations in Vietnam. It is an important time… more
December 2, 2013

Mine-Detection Dogs Sniff Out Hidden Hazards in Southern Iraq

Even under ideal conditions, clearing landmines and other unexploded ordnance is dangerous and difficult work -- and the challenging security… more
October 30, 2013

Helping Communities in Sri Lanka Build a Safer Future

The group of women chatting over tea and cookies after a long day of work does not look like the… more
September 5, 2013

Seventy Years Later, a Different Kind of Island Hopping

When you think about the Pacific islands, many things can come to mind, such as coconut trees, coral reefs, and… more
July 18, 2013

“Spirit of Soccer” Brings Help and Hope to Syrian Refugees

Childhood is far from carefree for millions of children growing up in conflict. Even a simple game of soccer can… more

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Sudan Policy Engages China

About the Author: Heather Hwalek works in the State Department's Office of Sudan Programs Group. Members of the State Department's… more
July 28, 2008

Ninety Summers for An Icon

Statement on Nelson Mandela's 90th Birthday About the Author: Mary Deane Conners is the Public Affairs Counselor at the U.S.… more

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