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  • An interview with Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

  • The rights to unhindered news coverage and unfettered debate are hard-won freedoms. Promoting and protecting them requires commitment from the next generation of journalists worldwide.

  • A free press has allowed the United States to debate hot button issues in an informed manner and, in the process, provided the framework for major changes in society.

  • The State Department's social media platforms are dynamic spaces where you can learn more about U.S. foreign policy and share your opinions.

  • “Each woman and girl deserves the opportunity to benefit from the three C’s—community, connections, and confidence.”

  • Remarks by the President at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois on November 7

  • The Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum, an autonomous, not-for-profit body, has added a new dimension to exchanges between the United States and India.

  • maximum INDIA festival, a cornucopia of cultural events celebrating India at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., celebrated the diversity of Indian art and culture.

  • The United States supports India’s efforts to conserve its endangered national animal.

  • Simple exchanges can break down walls between us, for when people come together and speak to one another and share a common experience, then their common humanity is revealed. —President Barack Obama.

  • Indian exchange students develop greater skills, knowledge and understanding about American culture while learning something about themselves.

  • American exchange students in India learn Hindi and not so visible aspects of Indian culture as part of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth.

  • Columbia University’s water center has partnered with Punjab Agricultural University to devise innovative farming solutions to deal with water overuse and scarcity.

  • The Gandhi center at James Madison University advances the practice of nonviolence. 


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