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    What Is Negotiation?

    Negotiations are how diplomats from different countries find solutions to, or compromise on, contested issues. Negotiating is a vital skill that leaders within the State…

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    What Is Counterterrorism?

    Preventing terrorism in the United States and across the world is a key objective for the U.S. Department of State. Counterterrorism and countering violent extremism…

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    What Is Disinformation?

    Disinformation is false information purposely spread to influence public opinion or obscure the truth. This information is often spread through social media and can cause…

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    What Is Climate Diplomacy?

    Climate change is an ever-increasing problem that threatens the world. However, no country can solve the climate crisis alone. The State Department and its diplomats…

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    What Is Foreign Policy?

    Foreign policy is how a country uses different strategies to guide its relationships with other countries and international organizations.  This means that foreign policy is…

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    What Are Treaties and Alliances?

    Treaties and alliances are two ways the United States formalizes agreements with other countries and international organizations. Treaties are written agreements between nations or between…

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    What Does the State Department Do?

    The U.S. Department of State, also known as the State Department, is a federal U.S. government agency dedicated to protecting Americans and advancing U.S. interests…

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    What Is the State Department?

    The U.S. Department of State is the government agency dedicated to protecting Americans and advancing U.S. interests abroad. In 1789, the U.S. Department of State,…

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    What Does the Secretary of State Do?

    The U.S. Secretary of State leads the U.S. Department of State, America’s lead foreign affairs agency. The Secretary of State holds one of the most…