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    What Do Diplomats Need to Do Their Job?

    U.S. diplomats use various resources to best represent and advance the interests of the United States. At the National Museum of American Diplomacy, we describe…

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    What is Diplomacy and How Does it Work?

    Diplomacy is the art and practice of building and maintaining relationships and conducting negotiations with people using tact and mutual respect. Through a hypothetical example,…

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    What Is Democracy Development?

    The United States offers multiple kinds of monetary assistance around the world. One category of this assistance goes toward the promotion of democratic principles and…

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    What Is Humanitarian Assistance?

    Across the world, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are coordinating the United States’ humanitarian response to man-made…

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    What Is Public Diplomacy?

    The U.S. Department of State builds relationships with people and governments of other countries in many different ways. While diplomacy is often thought of as…

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    What Is Economic Diplomacy?

    Diplomats around the world work to advance their own national interests, including improving their nation’s economies, ensuring market access, and promoting businesses. Economic diplomacy is…

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    What Is an Ambassador?

    A U.S. ambassador is the President’s highest-ranking representative to a country or international organization abroad. The ambassador leads the diplomats and staff serving at a…

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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…