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Marshall Carter-Tripp, Foreign Service Officer (ret.) and Division Director, State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research. Kathleen Christison, Senior Analyst on Middle East, CIA (ret.) Bogdan Dzakovic, former Team Leader of Federal Air Marshals and Red Team, FAA Security (ret.) (associate VIPS).
The website of the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration has been slow to catch up with the new normal imposed by the Trump administration. It boasts that the United States admits almost two-thirds of refugees settled in third countries, “more than all other resettlement countries ...

Earlier in the year and for the first time in the College's history, SUNY Geneseo was named a Top Producer of U.S. Student Fulbright awards for 2017-18, a recognition the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced in its annual article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
But the State Department responded to that speculation with a statement to the Tribune saying: “The State Department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security provides security details to certain foreign dignitaries and official guests while they are in the United States. The security we provide to these visiting ...
The State Department's Bureau of Energy Resources is the natural ambassador for U.S. energy interests abroad, especially when they collide with geopolitics, but acting special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs John McCarrick has yet to be confirmed and Frank Fannon, the pick for ...
Federal officials added new urgency on Thursday to the hunt for a drug kingpin convicted of orchestrating the 1985 death of a Drug Enforcement Administration agent, announcing that the fugitive had been added to the F.B.I.'s 10 most wanted list. The notorious kingpin, Rafael Caro Quintero, who rose to ...

After weeks of intensive therapy, she and her daughter's doctors sent formal notice to the State Department's Bureau of Medical Services saying her daughter had recovered and they were ready to return home. But the medical bureau had other ideas. What followed, Peterson says, was a yearlong battle ...
Yun's boss in the State Department Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs is respected China specialist Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton. Thornton is still "Acting" because she has yet to be confirmed in the job - having been belatedly nominated after months of bitter wrangling over ...
The State Department's Bureau of African Affairs “continues to develop new and creative approaches to tackle difficult challenges, and further strengthen the United States' partnership with the region,” she adds. In the meantime, eight African countries, including South Africa, the Central African Republic, ...
A White House aide who has expressed hardline views on immigration has been appointed to a top position handling the issue of refugees at the State Department. Andrew Veprek was appointed to be the deputy assistant secretary of the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration ...
John McCarrick, the deputy assistant secretary at the State Department's Bureau of Energy Resources has talked about the Asian energy markets, specifically China, painting the U.S.' policy of dominance as a means to equalling trade imbalances and “level the market playing field”. Yet it is Europe - a ...
If you're gearing up to head on a spring-break getaway, officials from the U.S. Department of State have some advice you'll want to keep in mind. Laws in other countries can vary greatly, which is why state department officials are urging travelers to check the local rules before heading off to their ...
Washington on Friday said the North Korean government had used chemical weapons in violation of international laws in a notice posted on the U.S. government's Federal Register. The notice was added by the U.S. State Department's Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, though it did not ...
And in the United States, the biggest contributor to TBB's estimated $800,000-per-year budget, the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, has indicated it will not renew its grant when it expires in September. But Mary Louise Cohen is not deterred. “We're proving this kind of ...
The US State Department Bureau of Counter Terrorism inclusion made on February 27 issued no particular mention of the Maute Group per se, but references are said to be of the Lanao del Sur clan-led organisation that seized and held the city of Marawi for five months. The Maute Group, led by radical ...
But administration sources speaking on condition of anonymity told Al-Monitor that the State Department's Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, whose brief includes Turkey, is pushing back, demanding that newly established consultative mechanisms to normalize relations between the NATO allies be ...
With ongoing support from U.S. State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, the WRC co-coordinated four workshops in 2017 that brought together local humanitarian and non-humanitarian actors who have a role in mitigating GBV for urban refugees, to share new tools, strategies, ...

Joseph Yun, the U.S. State Department's special representative for North Korean policy, is leaving his post later this week. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert issued a statement Monday saying Yun is retiring on Friday "for personal reasons," and that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has ...
“The Government of Finland has requested a possible sale of four (4) Mk 41 Baseline VII Strike-Length Vertical Launching Systems,” the State Department's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs stated on Feb. 20. “Also included are spares, handling equipment, test equipment, operator manuals and technical ...
The Trump administration announced a proposal to create a new State Department bureau to handle cyberspace and the digital economy. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the announcement in a Feb. 6 letter that was offered into the record at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing convened to ...
The United States will be represented by Senior Advisor for Security Negotiations and Agreements Timothy Betts from the State Department's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs while the South Korean delegation will be led by Chang Won-sam, special representative for SMA consultations. Around 28,500 ...
... merit and leadership potential — with opportunities to exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. The State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors the program, founded by Sen. J. William Fulbright, with funding from the U.S. Congress.
The US recommends the government of Azerbaijan to hold free and fair elections in accordance with the Constitution and international obligations of the country, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the US State Department's Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Bridget Brink said at a press conference in ...
“On the governance front, the proceeds of drug trafficking and other forms of illicit trafficking are fueling a dramatic increase in corruption among the very institutions responsible for fighting crime,” observed David Luna of the State Department's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs ...
In 2007, for example, the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored a cultural exchange of 14 young Iranian artists for a three-week visit to the United States. The Iranian artists toured museums and galleries and met with local artists across the country. The work of the Iranian ...
A total of $1.5 million has been earmarked for the January 2018 call for projects to support improvements to North Korea information access and human rights by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL), compared to $2.65 million in September 2016. In particular, the ...
Without Senate-confirmed leadership, offices like the State Department's bureaus responsible for human rights, refugees, and environmental issues can still perform their most basic functions, but they cannot regularly get a seat at the table in the secretary's suite or the White House or aggressively advance ...
The Trump administration announced a proposal to create a new State Department bureau to handle cyberspace and the digital economy. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the announcement in a Feb. 6 letter that was offered into the record at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing convened to ...
Henry Ensher, deputy assistant secretary at the State Department's Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, arrived in Kyrgyzstan after visiting neighboring Tajikistan, the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek said on February 5. Ensher was expected to meet with top officials and lawmakers to discuss bilateral ties.
The United States is optimistic of mending its relationship with Zimbabwe by, among other things, revisiting the illegal sanctions that are in place. Desk officer responsible for Zimbabwe in the US State Department Bureau of African Affairs Mr Don Cordell said there would be room for further re-engagements ...
Things, however, have turned around for the worse as high-ranking U.S. officials recently voiced their strong objections to any kinds of contacts with the North. Katina Adams, a spokeswoman for the State Department's Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, told the Voice of America recently that there are ...
Kiribati vessels will continue searching, New Zealand authorities reported. Susan A. Thornton, Acting Assistant Secretary at the State Department's Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, offered condolences to the people of Kiribati following the tragedy. "Our thoughts and prayers are with them as they ...
“Sometimes, as a social media manager, you feel a little bit like a punching bag,” Lori Lawson, digital engagement specialist for the State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs, said during the Jan. 31 Digital Citizen Summit hosted by Government Executive. “Folks come to you either when they're really, ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In another disjointed, unannounced move by the Trump administration, just days after news broke that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) had removed the Taiwan flag from their websites, all flags of all countries ...
American conservatives and alt-right media outlets are not happy with a US program that aims to address the links between masculinity and violent extremism in Kenya. The grant, proposed by the State Department's bureau of counterterrorism on Jan. 12, aims to fund a project that looks at the “ideals of ...
The State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration distributes that list to USCCB and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. In the time it takes to approve refugee minors for travel, organizations like Catholic Charities work to find the foster homes. Clinger said the right home is a ...
2 official in the State Department bureau dealing with Latin America. He was deputy chief of mission at the American embassy in Mexico and was the director for Central American affairs in Washington, D.C.. He spent much of his career at the department working on Latin American issues. Trump has taken ...
WASHINGTON DC, United States (Kurdistan 24) – The Trump administration will reportedly choose David Schenker to head the State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs. Schenker, who heads the Program on Arab Politics at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, is to be nominated for the position of ...
With an eye on thwarting terrorist attacks, the State Department's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations under Bush aimed to harden America's diplomatic facilities. The embassy in London dated from 1960 and in 2006, the bureau estimated that it would take $550 million and seven years to improve it, ...
“Since September 29, the Department of State has been contacted by 19 U.S. citizens who reported experiencing symptoms similar to those listed in the Travel Warning after visiting Cuba,” a spokesperson for the State Department's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs told the Miami Herald in an email.
According to emails revealed in 2016 by Gawker, former State Department official Philippe Reines gossiped with reporters about Rosen's behavior, saying he was removed from the State Department bureau after he allegedly harassed another employee there. Rosen was the latest Fox News employee to ...
He added that other possible explanations also are being considered, including a viral agent or microwaves. Dr. Charles Rosenfarb, medical director of the State Department's Bureau of Medical Services, likened the symptoms to those experienced by sufferers of a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury.
Ashley Garrigus, spokesperson for the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs, said the agency gives extra attention to conditions in Mexico “due to the number of U.S. citizens who travel there and the difference between the different areas. It's our largest destination for U.S. citizens traveling aboard.”.
The U.S. State Department's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs said the agency is aware of the concerns expressed in the letter. “This is an ...
As signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement meet in Bonn for COP23—and new forecasts show an increase in CO2 emissions after three flat ...
"Our position on this has been made clear several times," Katina Adams, a spokeswoman for the State Department's Bureau of East Asian and ...
... students since 1919, and has received support from the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs since the early 1970s.
The State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor identifies its mission in this call for grantees as "promoting democracy ...
In a letter obtained by Jewish Insider, Charles Faulkner of the State Department's Bureau of Legislative Affairs explained, “We are closely ...
... the United States abroad through the Arts Envoys Touring Program from the State Department's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs.


 

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