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Why U.S. Public Diplomacy No Longer Works and Can It Be Fixed?

Update: restored Ted Lipien’s comment., Truckee, California, December 27, 2010 — On the day the U.S. Senate voted to approve the new arms reduction treaty with Russia, I found an article on the State Depatment’s website,, which …

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Baltic-American Freedom Foundation Begins Operations | U.S. State Department |

The governments of the United States, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania announce the start of the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation, a program to strengthen U.S.-Baltic ties through educational and exchange


Ambassador Kelly on Death of Belarusian Journalist Oleg Bebenin | U.S. State Department –

Ambassador Ian Kelly, U.S. representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, makes a statement on the death of Belarusian journalist Oleg


U.S. Leaders Condemn Intolerance: America Not Built on Hate | U.S. State Department –

Senior U.S. officials and dozens of prominent religious leaders condemn intolerance of Islam and a planned act of desecration of the Quran by a Florida church as not

Library of Congress Puts Thousands of Historic Books Online

Nearly 60,000 books prized by historians, writers and genealogists, many too old and fragile to be safely handled, have been digitally scanned as part of the first mass

Clinton on Third Anniversary of Death of Anna Politkovskaya

Comment by Free Media Online, Secretary of State Clinton's statement on the third anniversary of the murder of Anna Politkovskaya is a positive step on

Press Freedom in Russia on Downward Slope, Report Says – U.S. State Department ( & Free Media Online Blog, May 12 , 2009, San

Statement to OSCE on World Press Freedom Day – U.S. State Department ( –

U.S. remembers journalists who were killed in quest to make truth known

No country should be complacent about violence against journalists. In the United

Attacking Journalists Hurts All Society, Democracy Advocates Say – U.S. State Department ( –

Media rights activists comment on World Press Freedom Day
Washington — If journalists are persecuted, imprisoned or killed, society as a whole is the

U.S. State Department ( Russia’s Human Rights Follow Negative Trajectory & Free Media Online Blog, February 26, 2009, San Francisco --

U.S. report

Model Interactive Website Touted As Replacement for Voice of America Radio to Russia Attracts No Comments from Users & Free Media Online Blog Commentary by Ted Lipien. September 12, 2008, San Francisco --

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