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April 23, 2013

Professor Muhammad Yunus Receives Congressional Gold Medal

I had the honor of attending the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for Professor Muhammad Yunus. Eight Members of Congress representing… more
March 13, 2013

Why South Asia Matters

Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake Jr. outlines why South Asia is such a critical component of U.S. foreign policy, focusing… more
September 4, 2012

ABCs: Building Blocks for Better Relations

Strategically located at the heart of Central Asia (it alone borders every other country in the region), Uzbekistan just marked… more
April 29, 2012

Building Cultural Bridges in Afghanistan

Ralph Bunche, U.S. diplomat and the first African American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1950), once said: "If… more
April 12, 2012

'Teen Teach' Documentary Inspires Hope

Harnessing the energy and talents of youth, "Teen Teach" is a unique public diplomacy program run by our embassy in… 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
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 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
January 15, 2012

Year in Review: U.S. Diplomacy in South and Central Asia

2011 was an eventful year for all of us working in South and Central Asia. I've had the opportunity to… more
January 10, 2012

Outreach Program Expands Economic Empowerment for Afghan Women

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Esperanza Tilghman, Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in… more
December 29, 2011

Learning Foreign Policy in the Office of Central Asian Affairs

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Rudi Sarna, an intern in the Bureau of South and Central… more


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About the Author: Priscilla Linn is the Curator for the U.S. Diplomacy Center. If only it were possible to outlaw… more