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  • President Barack Obama reflects after laying a wreath at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Ill., on Memorial Day, May 31, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    U.S. Memorial Day Holiday

    25 May 2015 - The Memorial Day holiday celebrated by Americans on the last Monday of May represents for many the unofficial beginning of summer. But most will pause at some point to recall the holiday’s true purpose: honoring those who died defending their nation.

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  • The White House released a report detailing the National Security implications of a changing climate.

    U.S. National Security and Climate Change

    20 May 2015 - The White House released a new report on the national security implications of climate change and how the Federal Government is rising to the challenge.

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  •  Ambassador Barzun with First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones (Embassy photo)

    Ambassador Barzun Visits Wales

    20 May 2015 - During his visit to Cardiff today, Ambassador Barzun met First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones (via

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  • Today the U.S. State Department released its 2015 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR)

    Magna Carta, 1776 and All That

    11 May 2015 - Ambassador Barzun spoke at the British Library's Eccles Center on Magna Carta and the evolution of the rule of law.

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  • The theme for the USA Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015 is American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet.

    USA at Expo Milano 2015

    06 May 2015 - The USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 showcases the U.S. as an innovator, not only in the food sector, but also in many aspects of culture, science and business.

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  • Flags of America and Wales (Embassy photo) Welcome to the Welsh Affairs Office, the Cardiff Virtual Presence Post (VPP) of the U.S. Embassy in the United Kingdom.

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