The State Department’s mission includes “advancing freedom for the benefit of the American people and the international community.” The department helps to build more democratic and well-governed states and reduce widespread poverty. The State Department works jointly with the U.S. Agency for International Development to implement U.S. foreign policy and development assistance.Web site »
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