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US partnership helps UAE achieve soaring success in space

The United Arab Emirates’ space program has come a long way in a relatively short time, and last month, Emirati and U.S. officials celebrated the partnership and cooperation that have helped the UAE to accomplish all it has in space.

Colombian music in New Orleans, tall ship in Baltimore

A tall ship that is used to train Colombian sailors and serves as a floating embassy for the country called in the port of Baltimore last month, making a spectacular entrance to the Inner Harbor at sunrise on March 15 as dozens of naval cadets stood on the masts.

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Meridian Ball hits the jackpot in its 55th year

‘Casino night’ was this year’s theme of Meridian International Center’s biggest event of the year, which brings together diplomats, members of Congress and the administration, people from the public and private sectors and more, benefitting the Center’s mission for global leadership exchange, training programs and cultural activities. 

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US partnership helps UAE achieve soaring success in space

The United Arab Emirates’ space program has come a long way in a relatively short time, and last month, Emirati and U.S. officials celebrated the partnership and cooperation that have helped the UAE to accomplish all it has in space.

Colombian music in New Orleans, tall ship in Baltimore

A tall ship that is used to train Colombian sailors and serves as a floating embassy for the country called in the port of Baltimore last month, making a spectacular entrance to the Inner Harbor at sunrise on March 15 as dozens of naval cadets stood on the masts.

Diplomatic Spotlight, Feb. 23, 2024

Five U.S. lawmakers from both major parties pledged during a visit to Kyiv this month to stand with Ukraine as the country’s war approached the two-year mark, and paid their respects at the Wall of Remembrance to Ukrainians who have died fighting against Russian aggression.

Rwandan envoy praises women’s success, US relations

Rwandan Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana may be one of only around 30 women ambassadors in Washington, but in the East African country that she represents, women’s presence is felt on “every issue and corner of power,” she said at the Washington Diplomat’s Ambassador Insider Series last month.

US political dysfunction a threat to world stability: report

a new report by the Eurasia Group, a leading political risk firm, suggests that Americans would be well advised to look in the mirror and recognize that political dysfunction and threats of violence in the US are frightening people around the world and constitute a serious threat to international stability.

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