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Happy Birthday Marines

Happy birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps.  Founded in 1775, the USMC has helped protect U.S. embassies around the world since 1948, I believe (at least, that’s what the speechifying at the Marine Ball indicated…). 42 more words

Political Philosophy

The Bookseller: The First Hugo Marston Novel by Mark Pryor

Get ready for suspense and red herrings in the world of the bouquinistes –  the book stalls along the Seine in Paris. Hugh Marston, the head of security at the US embassy in Paris, passes many a lunch break perusing old books to find the perfect gift.  197 more words


U.S. Consulates, Embassies Closed Friday October 9th for Systems Upgrade

Operations will be closed at U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world on Friday, October 9th, for a systems upgrade.

“Although the closure was not publicly announced by the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs, a DOS official confirmed to Law360 that consular operations across the globe will be off-limits to the public next Friday, thanks to a “consular systems upgrade.

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The State of Russian Digital Diplomacy

Recent moths have seen an abundance of articles dealing with Russia’s use of trolls in order to shape online public discourse regarding its foreign policy. According to… 1,312 more words

August Rush...no not the Movie!

August has come, and already almost gone! I do not know where the time has gone but this month was one roller-coaster after the other. We have had so many students wanting to extend their Visas, I think I can do the necessary document without the template now thank you very much. 434 more words

English School

Britain, Iran to reopen embassies on Sunday

From Channel NewsAsia, Aug 2015

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said he would reopen the UK’s embassy in Iran on Sunday (Aug 23), four years on since it was trashed by a mob, as Tehran’s ties warm with the West. 591 more words


Should ambassadors tweet in addition to their embassies?

Last week, Molly McCluskey published an article in the Washington diplomat dealing with Swiss digital diplomacy in Washington D.C. According to the article, the new Swiss ambassador to Washington has deiced to place a greater emphasis on the embassy’s digital outreach. 1,232 more words