The Department of State is the lead institution for the conduct of American diplomacy. The Secretary of State is the principal foreign policy advisor to the President of the United States.
Links and background information on U.S. foreign policy and national security issues.
Responsible for international agreements on conventional, chemical/biological, and strategic forces, treaty verification and compliance, and supporting ongoing negotiations, policy-making, and interagency implementation efforts.
Official U.S. government travel portal include news and information about international travel, passports and visas as well as children and family, law and policy.
Increases mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchanges.
Official blog of the U.S. Department of State provides news and information along with Question of the Week, photos and videos.
Maximum rates of per diem allowances for travel in foreign areas are established by the Secretary of State and apply to all U.S. Government employees and contractors.
Makes available to the public the Department of State records which have been declassified and released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or other information access programs the Department.
Table of independent states listing both short and long-form names and capitals. Symbols next to names note status of diplomatic relations with the US, whether or not country is a member of the UN, and any changes since last update.
Publishes the official documentary history of U.S. foreign policy. Archived site from the Clinton Administration includes timelines, records of past ambassadors and Presidential travels, Holocaust-era asset information, and similar materials.
Established in 1985 by the U.S. Department of State to foster the exchange of security related information between the U.S. Government and American private sector operating abroad. Travel warnings and public announcements.
Key documents in foreign policy from 1941-1949, with an emphasis on the development of the Cold War.
Information about the department, its officials, and foreign affairs activities; also webpages for regular and special programs, consulates, and materials about geography, travel, foreign policy, and related topics.
US policy on current issues in the Middle East. Includes country overviews, press releases, human rights information and tips for travelers.
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