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Beijing Tightens Security As Embassies Warn Of Threat

AP | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.25.2015 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing police tightened security around a bar and shopping area popular with foreigners on Thursday as embassies issued warning...

18 Embassies To Reopen After Threat

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 08.10.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Eighteen of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat will reope...

Latest Terror Threat: Looking for More Than Just a Headline

Nida Khan | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Nida Khan

It's a sad day when our government has to shut down our embassies and diplomatic posts in such vast numbers. But it's an equally sad day when nobody really questions or digs beyond the surface into why such extreme actions must be taken.

A Machine for Diplomacy: Diplomatic Architecture in a Polarized World

Jake Townsend | Posted 12.03.2012 | World
Jake Townsend

The embassy, and its sibling the consulate, is not only meant to function as a practical means to conduct the business of diplomacy; these buildings are representations of the very identity of their nation of origin.

Green Technology: The Key to More Jobs, Higher Exports, Cleaner Environment, Better Reputation?

Stuart W. Holliday | Posted 03.25.2012 | Technology
Stuart W. Holliday

While the days of a quick fix through quotas and 100 MPG retrofitted Priuses are largely behind us, a number of reasoned engineers, businesspeople, and government leaders have quietly moved forward using the spirit of the boom and the lessons of the bust to their advantage.

Joshua Hersh

WikiLeaks Releases Entire Cache Of Secret Diplomatic Cables | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Less than a year after they began distributing private government documents to select media outlets, WikiLeaks has published its entire collection of ...

U.S. Embassies Brace For Retaliation Over Quran Burning

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The State Department has ordered U.S. embassies around the world to assess their security ahead of a Florida church group's planned...