As a child, there were dozens of refrigerator magnets in my home showcasing countries from Israel to Spain. My desire to understand the world was later...

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Ambassador Mark Green.

On August 3, Ambassador Mark Green was confirmed as USAID's Administrator. Read on to learn more about him. 

1. He grew up in the Midwest....

Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a...

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Villagers in traditional clothing sit with the American visitors.

The people of Burma made history in November 2015, voting in new, democratically-elected leadership headed by Nobel laureate Aung San...

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Secretary Tillerson and regional Foreign Ministers pose for group photo at start of East Asia Summit Minister's Meeting.

U.S. Secretary Rex W. Tillerson traveled to Manila, Philippines on August 5 to participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

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I suppose it’s no surprise to my East Bay friends and family that I joined the Foreign Service and am now a vice consul at the U.S. Embassy in London....

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