United States, France, Italy, and the United Kingdom release joint statement welcoming ceasefire in Tripoli, Libya.Joint Statement Welcoming the Ceasefire in Tripoli, Libya
U.S. Embassy Hanoi honors Senator John McCain by announcing a new fellowship for young Vietnamese leaders committed to public service.U.S. Embassy in Vietnam Honors Senator McCain
U.S. Embassy Hanoi opened a condolence book for Senator John McCain from August 27-29 at the Rose Garden Tower in Hanoi, Vietnam. In honor of Senator McCain's contributions and those of his former U.S. Senate colleague John Kerry, Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink announced U.S. Embassy Hanoi's new McCain/Kerry Fellowship.
Foundation for the Defense of Democracies hosts a discussion on Iran policy, with keynote remarks from Brian Hook, Special Representative for Iran on August 28, 2018.
On August 27, 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act, creating the Bureau of Diplomatic Security and formalizing the structure of today’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS).
On the anniversary of this landmark presidential action, we remember the tragic events that led to the passage of the Act. In the years leading up to its signing, terrorist attacks on U.S. embassies in Tehran, Islamabad, Beirut, and Kuwait City dramatically altered how U.S. officials perceived and responded to the terrorist threat, and redefined diplomatic security.
On August 27, 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act, creating the Bureau of Diplomatic Security and formalizing the structure of today’s Diplomatic Securi