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Diplomacy in Action

ISIS Threat: Weighing The Obama Administration's Response

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 18): "By the time ISIL had launched its offensive in the north, President Obama began airstrikes to begin with on a humanitarian basis to protect American personnel and prevent major catastrophes." Full Text» More»

The U.S. at The UN: Maximizing the Impact of Collective Action

Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman (Sept. 18): "The UN and its agencies and organizations did not evolve from lesser entities, the nations of the world created them for specific purposes." Full Text»

U.S. Response to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

Sept. 16: As the President has stated, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the humanitarian crisis there is a top national security priority for the United States. Fact Sheet» More»

Date: 08/06/2014 Description: A man washes his hands in a attempt to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. © AP Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Turkey

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Sept. 16): "When it comes to Turkey, we share a partnership with them that’s essential. They play a key role, obviously, in the region, and ISIL is a threat to Turkey’s security." Full Text»

Joint Statement on National Dialogue in Sudan

Sept. 18: The members of the Troika (the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway) welcome recent efforts to reinvigorate a process of genuine national dialogue in Sudan. More»

Unsolved Disappearances in Belarus

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Sept. 16): "We remain deeply concerned with the fate of these four men and call on the Belarusian authorities to extend the statute of limitations and thoroughly and transparently investigate their disappearances." Full Text»

New Frontiers in Development Forum

Sept. 18: Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver keynote remarks at the Frontiers in Development Forum at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 19, in the Amphitheater at USAID. More»

UN Security Council Session on Iraq

Sept. 18: Secretary of State John Kerry will chair a ministerial debate of the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Iraq at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19, at UN Headquarters in New York City. More»

Why the UN Matters More Than Ever

Incredible things can happen at UNGA - diplomacy often breaks out in uncommon and unanticipated ways, and the convening gravity of the United Nations gives Manhattan a decidedly multilateral tilt every September. DipNote»

Features

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America's PrepareAthon

Join America's movement to stay safe during disasters. National PrepareAthon Day is Sept. 30. Read more and register»

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State by State Map

The State by State Map details the work of the Department in each U.S. State, and all for about 1% of the Federal budget. More»

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BusinessUSA

Business.USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

This month, we honor the rich heritage of the Hispanic community and celebrate its countless achievements. More»

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state.gov for Mobile

Get foreign policy information on your handheld device by scanning in the above QR code or visiting m.state.govOther Government apps»

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On Guard

The Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of Fraud Prevention Programs (CA/FPP) works to prevent consular fraud. More»

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