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Statement on the Syrian Government’s use of Chemical weapons

Transcript of Secretary Kerry’s Statement Remarks by the President Government Assessment of the Syrian Government’s Use of Chemical Weapons on August 21, 2013 The United States Government assesses with high confidence that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs on August 21, 2013. We further assess that the regime used a nerve agent in the attack. These all-source ...
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2013 Independence Day Celebrations at Rydhave

A sunny Tuesday afternoon saw over 1.000 embassy friends and contacts from the worlds of academia, business, culture, diplomacy, government, law enforcement, and military gather at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in Denmark, Rydhave. The event which included the posting of the Danish and American flags by Danish Life Guard soldiers and U.S. Marines respectively was ...
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Danes get a feel for NATO

A group of Danish policy makers – representing the Folketing, think tanks and ministries – visited SHAPE , the central command of NATO’s military forces, near Mons in Belgium on May 29.  The visit was part of the U.S. Embassy’s annual NATO study tour which allows participants to go to NATO installations and experience at first ...
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How do we make people talk to each other again?

New York Public Library Director, Paul Holdengräber, explains the ideas behind his celebrated “Live from NYPL” series, where he talks to rock stars, Nobel Prize winners and other celebrities about life, literature and the arts.  Some interviewers want to fade away, once they have asked their question.  Not me.  I want to interject myself into ...
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