Story of Diplomacy
The 1776 Declaration of Independence is one of the most universally well-known historical documents. American diplomats continue to promote the democratic values enshrined in its…
Facing DiplomacyExplore this story collection
Profiling stories of diverse figures in American diplomacy
Her DiplomacyExplore this story collection
Celebrate and honor women who have made vital contributions to our nation, but whose stories remain largely unknown. Her Diplomacy honors these trailblazing women and brings their stories to the public.
Bringing Americans Home: Diplomats on the Front Lines of COVID-19Explore this story collection
Our nation's diplomats served as first responders as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe. This global response included the repatriation of thousands of people.
Read Kate Koob's Story
I felt from the very beginning that I would go free. I didn’t know whether it was going to be five days, five months, or fifteen years, but I was pretty sure I was going to walk away from the place.Foreign Service Officer Kate Koob reflecting upon her time as a hostage in Iran
Read Ambassador Terence A. Todman's Story
What I have insisted all along, and I continue to insist, is that Foreign Service officers, whoever they are, should have the opportunity and the possibility to serve anywhere in the world.U.S. Ambassador Terence A. Todman