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Secretary Clinton's Interview With Kim Ghattas of BBC

QUESTION: I know it’s a strange question, but may I ask you to start by introducing yourself to BBC listeners? SECRETARY CLINTON: I am Hillary Rodham Clinton. I’m the 67th... Read More

Deputy Spokesperson Toner On the Signing of an Agreement by the Government of Sudan and the Liberation and Justice Movement

The United States expresses its gratitude to the Government of Qatar for its extraordinary efforts to bring peace to the troubled region of Darfur. For more than two years, the... Read More

Assistant Secretary Carson on Opportunities and Challenges for the Republic of South Sudan

I would like to thank Richard Solomon and the United States Institute for Peace for inviting me to speak today. It’s an honor to be here. My colleagues and I... Read More

Learn More About the Office of International Labor Affairs

Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Barbara Shailor The State Department’s Office of International Labor Affairs (ILA) strengthens respect for labor rights and advances workplace democracy in the global economy.... Read More

How to Ignite, or Quash, a Revolution in 140 Characters or Less

Do the Internet and social media empower Big Brother or individuals in autocratic regimes, or do they offer a rare level playing field? This year’s Arab Spring resurrected exuberant claims... Read More

Internet Freedom and Human Rights: The Obama Administration’s Perspective

Assistant Secretary Posner at New America's Future Tense Conference, July 13, 2011Click here for more information about New America’s Future Tense Conference. I want to thank Slate and Arizona State... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov After their Meeting

PARTICIPANT: The Secretary and the foreign minister are today signing an agreement between the United States of America and the Russian Federation regarding cooperation in adoption of children. (The document... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice at a Security Council Debate on South Sudan and Sudan

Thank you, Mr. President. Last Saturday, I had the honor of heading the U.S. delegation to Juba to celebrate South Sudan’s independence. It was a deeply moving day. After a... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner's Testimony on Syria

Good morning, Mr. Chairman and distinguished Members of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission. I would like to thank you and the Members of the Commission for holding this important... Read More

Undersecretary Otero's Remarks at Open Government Partnership Reception

As prepared Good evening, and welcome to the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the State Department. It is a distinct honor to have you all here with us this evening. I... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks with Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota at the Open Government Partnership High-Level Meeting

SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, and welcome to the State Department. As you might tell from Under Secretary Otero’s remarks and those of you who were part of the... Read More

Centropa Summer Academy Program: Special Envoy Rosenthal's Remarks to Educators for Holocaust Education Program

Good afternoon! Ladies and Gentlemen, it is an honor to have the opportunity to talk with you today. As educators, you play a critical role to help develop the next... Read More


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