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  • President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on the U.S. Counterterrorism strategy to combat ISIL, in the Cross Hall of the White House, Sept. 10, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

    Obama on Plans to Destroy ISIL

    "I can announce that America will lead a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist threat. Our objective is clear: we will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy."

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  • SUSI 2014 Participants.

    Apply now! SUSI 2015 for Student Leaders

    Study of the United States Institute for Student Leaders Program was designed for participants from Argentina, Brasil, Chile and Uruguay interested in the topic U.S. History and Government. The institute will host a group of up to 20 students and will be conducted in English.

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  • Distinguished visitors from Uruguay join the Honorable Julissa Reynoso, U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay, and Sailors and Marines on board the future amphibious assault ship USS America for a group photo during a bilateral engagement.[U.S. Embassy photo: Pablo Castro]

    U.S. Ambassador Reynoso visits USS America at Sea

    Forty high-ranking civilian and military officials from the South American nation of Uruguay visited the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) at sea Aug. 13 to participate in a key leadership engagement.

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  • International Religious Freedom Report for 2013

    "History shows that nations that uphold the rights of their people -- including the freedom of religion -- are ultimately more just and more peaceful and more successful...", said President Barack Obama.

  • Release of the 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report

    Secretary Kerry: "More than 20 million people, a conservative estimate, are victims of human trafficking. And the United States is the first to acknowledge that no government anywhere yet is doing enough."

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