What is State Department?

  • (noun): The federal department in the UnitedStates that sets and maintains foreign policies.
    Synonyms: Department of State, State, DoS
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on state department, department, states, state:

Scientology In Belgium - 2007 Trial Proposal - U.S. State Department Response
... State Department for ruling that Scientology was a cult or sect and enacting restrictive laws against it ... State Department said that if Belgian authorities "have evidence that individuals violated Belgian law, they should take appropriate legal steps consistent with Belgium’s ...
CIA Memorial Wall - People Honored On The Memorial Wall
... Mackiernan had worked for the State Department in China since 1947 ... of China was established at the end of the Chinese Civil War in 1949, the State Department ordered that the Tihwa (Ürümqi) consulate where Mackiernan was stationed as vice consul be closed, and ... death and his name appears on a plaque in the State Department lobby, the CIA did not reveal his service, because he was operating under diplomatic cover ...
Singapore–United States Relations - History - Hendrickson Affair
... Singapore, in a 2008 speech to the Internal Security Department on the occasion of their 60th anniversary dinner ... Derse, was serving as the First Secretary of the United States Embassy when he was expelled by the Singaporean government in May 1988 ... State Department praised his performance in Singapore and denied any impropriety in his actions ...
Liliana Ayalde
... the Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for the United States State Department with responsibility for the Offices of Caribbean Affairs, Central American Affairs and Cuban Affairs ... On July 16, 2012, the Department of State announced her promotion to Deputy Assistant Secretary in the State Department's Western Hemisphere (WHA) Bureau, responsible for the Offices of ... From a 2008 State Department bio "The U.S ...
CIA Activities In Somalia
... concerns about the growth and popular support for an Islamic country during the United States' War on Terror led to a new approach of the intervention of CIA, the United States military and Ethiopia's ... The use of the Ethiopian Army was seen by the United States as an awkward, but necessary way to prevent Somalia from being ruled by an Islamic government ... In December 2006 State Department officials were issued internal guidelines such as “The press must not be allowed to make this about Ethiopia, or ...

More definitions of "State Department":

  • (noun): A department of government in one of the 50 states.

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