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08 Jun
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American Citizen Services Explained in Bangkok

Most Americans have little to no idea what consulates do. The US Embassy in Bangkok explains.

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03 May
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Where Travel is Difficult or Ill Advised

This video blog by Zoetic lists countries where it is difficult to travel on a US passport.  Great information – including citing travel.state.gov. I like the way he notes that except for North Korea where there is no US Embassy, ...

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02 Apr
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Missing from Action – America’s Career Officers

  A critical factor in keeping Americans safe is sufficient career officers applying experience and country knowledge. This is as true for consular affairs as it is for other diplomatic functions.  Here is a launch of a report by the ...

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25 Feb
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Celebrating Extraordinary Consuls – Philip T Reeker

  On 18 January, 1-800Home honored our US Consular Corps with our guest of honor Ron Packowitz, Head of US Citizen Services at the Embassy in London.  Our annual  recognition  is for the entire service but there are also awards ...

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25 Jan
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Why Diplomats and the Military are Partners

Former Ambassador to Afghanistan Ron E. Neumann explains why a strong Foreign Service is necessary to keep Americans safe.

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