Department of State

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Noun1.Department of State - the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Foggy Bottom - United States Department of State, which is housed in a building in a low-lying area of Washington near the Potomac River
Bureau of Diplomatic Security, DS - the bureau in the State Department that is responsible for the security of diplomats and embassies overseas
Foreign Service - the part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world
Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR - an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
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The U.S. State Department has responded to China's complaints about Taiwan's historic purchase of U.S.
Summary: The U.S. State Department's Middle East Partnership Initiative awarded $1.5 million to researchers at the American University of Beirut's Olayan School of Business for the creation of a new index intended to measure "the economic contributions of, and challenges faced by women across the Arab MENA region," according to the university's website.
The U.S. State Department, in its annual global human rights report for 2018 released March 13, noted a 'sharp rise' of extrajudicial killings with the onset of the Philippine government's campaign against illegal drugs in 2016.
ambassador to Kabul and Iraq, was appointed in Sept ember to the U.S. State Department team that is leading the reconciliation effort and peace talks with the Taliban.
The U.S. State Department said on Friday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had spoken with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov over phone to discuss the recently announced U.S.
"Extrajudicial killings have been the chief human rights concern in the country for many years and, after a sharp rise with the onset of the anti-drug campaign in 2016, they continued in 2017," the U.S. State Department said in its report released last Friday (Saturday in Manila).
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced that it has received U.S. State Department approval to market a second of the company's High Performance Jet Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems to certain North American, European, and Asia Pacific region countries.
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) released the following statement today after the U.S. State Department announced it will expel a number of Cuban operatives from the U.S.
Moscow [Russia], July 15 ( ANI ): A hacker known as 'Johnnie Walker' has leaked emails of a senior U.S. State Department intelligence official involved in Russian affairs.
The Frontier Post asked spokesman of the U.S. State Department, John Kirby whether Pakistan has asked the U.S.
The U.S. State Department has said American officials do not believe the Russian claims that the Turkish government is benefitingA from the oil marketed by theA Islamic State group, according to Fox News.
U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said in a televised statement, "The United States does not believe that the state of Palestine qualifies as a sovereign state and doesn't recognize it as such and does not believe that it is eligible to accede to the Rome statute." (The United States isn't a member of the ICC, having signed the Rome statute in 2000 but never ratified it.)