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Notice of Funding Opportunity FY2017

Department of State-Embassy of the United States, Nouakchott, Mauritania Notice of Funding Opportunity FY2017 The U.S. Embassy in Mauritania is pleased to announce that funding is available through this Annual Program Statement (APS), which outlines our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please read carefully the instructions below before applying,

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President Donald J. Trump Names General H.R. McMaster as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2017 Donald J. Trump on Monday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond “H.R.” McMaster to serve as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. General McMaster is a graduate of West Point and received a Ph.D from the University of North Carolina at Chapel

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Secretary of State Welcome Remarks to Employees

Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC February 2, 2017 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, good morning, all. We apologize for being late. It seemed that this year’s prayer breakfast, people felt the need to pray a little longer. (Laughter.) But I certainly welcomed them all, so – thank you for such a warm reception. And it’s a pleasure to be

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Statement of Rex Tillerson, Nominee for Secretary of State

Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Washington, DC January 11, 2017 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Yes, I do have members of my family with me today: My wife Renda for more than 30 years who has kept a welcoming home when I would come back from my many travels and also four sons and our five grandchildren. My sister

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America First Foreign Policy

The Trump Administration is committed to a foreign policy focused on American interests and American national security. Peace through strength will be at the center of that foreign policy. This principle will make possible a stable, more peaceful world with less conflict and more common ground. Defeating ISIS and other radical Islamic terror groups will be our highest priority. To

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