Secure from Afar

By Elizabeth Winter  Department of State employees that frequent the Harry S. Truman Building...

Building Safely

A worker submits to a daily temperature check before entering the Mexico City construction site. Photo by Jared Conrad
A worker submits to a daily temperature check before entering the Mexico City construction site. Photo by Jared Conrad

Coral Cultivation

A diver re-plants recently cultivated coral on the reefs in a coral nursery at Oracabessa Bay. Photo by Kadir van Lohuizen/NOOR
By Katherine Judd Years ago, Oracabessa, Jamaica, provided a pristine beach backdrop for Ian Fleming to author his legendary...

Pillars of Diplomacy

Click here to read the accessible text only version of this article By Amanda J. Richard

Seeds of Diplomacy

Lt. Col. Robert C. Perry (center, blue shirt) and Defense Attaché Office Coordinator Meri Perisić (left) receive seeds and potato slips being prepared for distribution in Berane, Montenegro. Photo courtesy of Jelena Krivčević
Lt. Col. Robert C. Perry (center, blue shirt) and Defense Attaché Office Coordinator Meri Perisić (left) receive seeds and potato slips...

Rapid Adjustment

By Timothy Phares The onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic had an immediate impact on the Bureau of Overseas...

Tapping Potential

OBO Project Director Matt Roy, Project Manager Jamison Taylor, and EPAP FM Gillian Regal (top, left) host an All Hands Meeting to restart a project at Embassy Nairobi. Photo courtesy of OBO
OBO Project Director Matt Roy, Project Manager Jamison Taylor, and EPAP FM Gillian Regal (top, left) host an All Hands Meeting...

Making History

A delegation from the UAE arrives in Israel to participate in the signing ceremony of four agreements relating to investment, scientific cooperation, civil aviation, and visa exemptions as part of the Abraham Accords, Oct. 20. Photo by Matty Stern
By Kristin Stewart, Karin Ehlert, and Latoya Belle The Abraham Accords—the recent peace agreements between Israel and the United...

Unique Experiences

By Yolanda F. Williams and Peter Brown Every November, Veteran’s Day is a time...

Driving Success

The three high-speed driving tracks at the Diplomatic Security Service’s (DSS’) FASTC allow for DSS special agents to learn, practice, and apply defensive and counterterrorism driving maneuvers, Nov. 13, 2019. State Department photo
The three high-speed driving tracks at the Diplomatic Security Service’s (DSS’) FASTC allow for DSS special agents to learn, practice, and...