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Deaths of American Personnel in Benghazi, Libya

Secretary Clinton (Sept. 14): "If the last few days teach us anything, let it be this: That this work and the men and women who risk their lives to do it are at the heart of what makes America great and good." Full Text» Remarks by President Obama» Briefing» More»

Marking Eid ul-Fitr

Secretary Clinton (Sept. 13): "[T]he actions of a small and savage group in Benghazi do not honor religion or God in any way. Nor do they speak for the more than one billion Muslims around the world, many of whom have shown an outpouring of support during this time." Full Text»

U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue

Secretary Clinton (Sept. 13): "You were the first nation to recognize us back in 1777. But we’re not satisfied with simply having a friendship that is longstanding. We want one that is dynamic, growing, looking toward the future." Full Text»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Platoons

Spokesperson Nuland (Sept. 14): " They can deploy to U.S. missions overseas to provide a limited-duration security force to protect facilities at heightened risk. FAST companies mainta." Full Text»

Relocation of Connecticut Passport Agency

On September 17, the Department of State’s Connecticut Passport Agency will open to the public in its new location at 850 Canal Street, Stamford, Connecticut. The agency’s last day in its current location in Norwalk, Connecticut will be September 14. More»

Cultural Diplomacy in Action

The State Department announced that the Pakistani singer-songwriter duo Zeb & Haniya will travel to communities across America from September 5-October 1 for its cultural diplomacy initiative, Center StageSM. More»


Secretary Clinton (Sept. 14): "The United States is determined to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and has pursued a dual-track policy to do so." Full Text»

Internet Freedom

Sept. 13: The Freedom Online Conference launched the Digital Defenders Partnership to provide emergency support for Internet users under threat for peacefully exercising their universal rights through new technologies. More» Assistant Secretary Posner's Remarks»

Building Digital Literacy

TechCamp Kyiv marks the 14th TechCamp supporting Secretary Clinton’s Civil Society 2.0, an initiative which builds the digital literacy of civil society organizations around the world. TechCamp Bangladesh» More»


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My State Department

Version 1.1 adds more topics and improves the interface. Create a custom view of so you can easily stay on top of favorite foreign policy topics. More»

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State @ Work

Assistant Secretary Esther Brimmer delivers remarks on International Literacy Day 2012, at the Ronald Reagan Building.  More»

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Innovation in Arms Control

In the spirit of harnessing the ingenuity of the American people, the State Department launched the "Innovation in Arms Control Challenge." 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»

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Smart Traveler App

"Smart Traveler" for iPhone and Android is for U.S. travelers going abroad.  More» Other Government apps»

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U.S. Diplomacy Center

What will visitors to the future museum of the Department of State experience? Find out more about plans and programs. More>>


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