My name is Charlie Bolden. As a U.S. Marine, I fought in the Vietnam War; as an astronaut, I commanded the space shuttle; and as NASA’s Administrator, I set the...

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Map of the world created with images of currency to mark release of 2019 Investment Climate Statements.

The U.S. Department of State’s Investment Climate Statements provide country-specific information on the business climates of more than 170 countries and are...

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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...

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U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo listens to the Chair of the Commission on Unalienable Rights, Mary Ann Glendon, as she delivers remarks to the press at the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. on July 8, 2019.

On July 8, 2019, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced the formation of a Commission on Unalienable Rights. The commission is composed of human rights...

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Nelson Mandela

This year, on Nelson Mandela International Day, we call on governments in Africa to respect the right of people to peacefully express their dissent and to...

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A Mines Advisory Group deminer marks an ISIS IED in the town of Haialy in Iraq’s Sinjar District

At the inaugural Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged $17 million to expand demining activities in Ninewa, Iraq,...

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