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This Week at State: March 9, 2018

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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 wide range of global issues, events, and… more
Team USA Paralympics participate in a welcome ceremony in South Korea.

Paralympic Athletes and Life #WithoutLimits

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A record number of 670 athletes will participate in the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea this month. Paralympians will participate in over 80 medal events across six different sports, showing… more
A boy prays during Orthodox Christmas Eve mass in the Virgin Mary Church in Cairo, Egypt.

U.S. Efforts to Protect Religious Minorities

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Persecution, repression, and discrimination are a daily reality for members of religious minority communities in too many countries around the world. In response, the United States is advocating for the rights… more

This Week at State: January 19, 2018

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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 wide range of global issues, events, and… more
A candle burns outside a home during Diwali festival in New Delhi, India.

Protecting Religious Freedom

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Since the founding of our country, the right to freedom of religion or belief has been at the very heart of who we are as Americans. more
A student attends a protest in Tehran, Iran.

On the Continuing Protests in Iran

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The United States continues to monitor closely the protests and violence in Iran. This week, Vice President Mike Pence affirmed the United States’ support for the people of Iran in his Washington Post opinion… more

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