A man stands at a podium, in front of him sits the World Cup trophy, behind him flags of many countries hang on the wall.

The 2018 World Cup is in full swing! And while we at DipNote may not be taking sides, some of our embassies and consulates around the world sure know how to...


Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global...

Flood waters cover a street, reaching about halfway up small yellow and bright blue cement homes.

A tropical vacation may sound like the perfect getaway this summer, but it comes with a risk: the Atlantic hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season...

Overhead view of rows of people dressed in formal religious attire, bowing heads to the ground on mats.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo extended his best wishes to our Muslim friends and partners celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. "Eid al-Fitr...

Ferris wheel illuminated at night.

Photographs strongly shape our views of the world. To help show the full picture of Iraq, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad decided to hold a photography contest that...

Secretary Pompeo stands behind a podium that has the Presidential Seal. Behind him is a banner that says "Singapore Summit".

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Singapore June 10 to participate in President Donald J. Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and...

Picture of US Department of State seal

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