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Making Foreign Policy Work for American Business

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2012 | 9:49 AM

What do fish farms in Oman, grapefruits from Florida, and Chinese movie theaters have in common? They are all part of an ambitious strategy to create American jobs and to accelerate economic growth at home and around the world.

A year ago, Secretary Clinton launched the State Department's Economic...

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Ten Ways American Foreign Policy Creates American Jobs

(14) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 9:14 AM


Most Americans think of diplomacy as...

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America's Investment in Global Leadership Advances U.S. National Security and Economic Prosperity

(0) Comments | Posted October 19, 2011 | 10:57 AM

Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with some bloggers in an online event co-hosted by our friends at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC). We discussed the challenges we at the State Department face in the current budget environment, as well...

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10 Things You Should Know About the State Department and USAID

(21) Comments | Posted August 25, 2011 | 5:36 PM

Do you ever wonder what the State Department and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) do every day and what it means for you?

In the eight months since I joined the State Department, I've learned firsthand about the important and wide ranging work...

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