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Diplomacy in Action

Iran's Nuclear Program

Secretary Kerry (Nov. 20): "We are today closer to resolving the international concerns around Iran’s nuclear program through diplomatic means." Full Text» Trip Page»

Recapturing Growth in Ebola-Stricken West Africa

Unlike a civil war or natural disaster, an epidemic does not destroy property. But it sharply increases the cost of doing business, with powerful effects on employment and investment. Full Text» More»

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The Web, At the Creation

Happy 20th anniversary to! See how we’ve evolved and where we’re headed.

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In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Cyprus

Director Rathke (Nov. 19): "We continue to believe that the island’s oil and gas resources, like all of its resources, should be equitably shared between both communities in the context of an overall settlement." Full Text»

Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence

Nov. 19: The Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce the selection of nine finalists for the Secretary of State’s prestigious 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). More»

Overseas Security Advisory Council's 29th Annual Briefing

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom (Nov 19): "As our premier public-private partnership on security issues, OSAC for the last three decades has been delivering powerful results in safeguarding private American citizens and interests around the world." Full Text» 

U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Iraq

Director Rathke (Nov. 19): "The United States strongly condemns the continued terrorist attacks in Iraq, including the suicide car bomb attacks today in Basrah and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region in front of the Erbil Provincial Council Building that took a number of innocent lives." Full Text»

Ambassador Russell's Travel
Nov. 19: Ambassador-At-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell is currently in Morocco for the second stop on a three country swing to the United Kingdom, Morocco, and Norway. More»
FY 2014 Agency Financial Report

The Agency Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2014 provides an overview of the Department's financial and performance data to help Congress, the President, and the public assess our stewardship over the resources entrusted to us. Report»


Date: 09/18/2014 Description: A World Health Organization, WHO, worker, right, trains nurses to use Ebola protective gear in Freetown, Sierra Leone. © AP Image
Fighting the Ebola Virus

The United States is working with international partners to help respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

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

Date: 09/26/2014 Description: Cybersecurity Awareness Month - State Dept Image
Cyber Security Awareness

The Department is committed to cybersecurity awareness. Do your part - safeguard your personal information while online. More»

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

Date: 09/2014 Description: Josh Glazeroff, the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Office of Fraud Prevention Programs' director, takes a phone call. - State Dept Image
On Guard

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


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