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21st Century Statecraft


Date: 01/21/2010 Description: Images of 21st Century Statecraft: Display of live tracking of chips at the Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas. American competitor at the texting World Championship in NY. A woman at an internet cafe in Iran. A ranger uses text messages to track elephants at Ol Pejeta conservancy in Kenya. © AP Images

We are adapting our statecraft by reshaping our development and diplomatic agendas to meet old challenges in new ways and by deploying one of America’s great assets – innovation. This is 21st Century Statecraft: complementing traditional foreign policy tools with newly innovated and adapted instruments of statecraft that fully leverage the networks, technologies, and demographics of our interconnected world. Overview»


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The State Department released a one-minute trailer and an accompanying short video that showcases the faces and stories of the amazing men and women who have helped make the world a better place through a career in the Foreign Service. More» DipNote»

Date: 06/09/2010 Description: Image of m.state.gov on mobile device and state.gov webpages. - State Dept Image   E-Government
The State Department is developing and continuing to enhance several website features to improve customer service. Read how»


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