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Apply for the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

The 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit is gathering the world’s top entrepreneurs around five innovation sectors. Learn more to see if you should be part of this...

Under Secretary Thompson meets a survey team, who demonstrate search techniques to unearth unexploded munitions (US Department of State photo)

This week, as we release To Walk the Earth in Safety, the Department’s annual report on U.S. support worldwide for clearing...

NATO security director and Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent Wendy Bashnan in front of NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

As a longtime veteran of law enforcement and security, Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent Wendy Bashnan – the first woman to serve as Director of the NATO...

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Colombia during an 11 week mission to offer medical treatment aboard the ship and at a land-based medical site.

The thirty-two days I spent on the USNS Comfort left a lasting impression on how I view our military’s important role in supporting global peace and security. It...

Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan delivers opening remarks at The Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 11, 2018.

Deputy Secretary Sullivan hosted the first ministerial in many years dedicated to counterterrorism cooperation in the Western Hemisphere in Washington, D.C...

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