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Press Conference Commemorating the Repatriation of a Middle Bronze Age Axe

Today, U.S. Ambassador Elizabeth Richard commemorated, at the Beirut National Museum, the return to Lebanon of an ancient axe dating to the Middle Bronze Age (2200-2000 B.C.). The “Bronze Axe” will be displayed permanently at the Beirut National Museum. In her remarks, Ambassador Richard highlighted U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) efforts to locate and ...
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The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2019 – 2020

Deadline: December 3, 2018 The Fulbright Program is the U.S. Government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  Each year some 800 faculty and professionals from around the world receive Fulbright Scholar grants for advanced research and university lecturing in the United States. Lebanese scholars may seek affiliations with U.S. institutions of higher learning for a period ...
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Winter 2019 (FY2018) Study of the U.S. Institute on U.S. National Security Policymaking

Application Deadline: October 1, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is pleased to announce the U.S. National Security Policymaking Program as part of the Study of the United States Institutes. The program is a post-graduate academic seminar that provides scholars and professionals an opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. national security policy.  The program ...
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Major General Michael Langley, USCENTCOM Director of Strategy, Plans, and Policy, Visits Lebanon

EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BEIRUT LEBANON August 18, 2018 Media Notice For Immediate Release Major General Michael Langley, USCENTCOM Director of Strategy, Plans, and Policy, Visits Lebanon Major General Michael Langley, United States Central Command Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy, visited Lebanon from August 15 to 18. Major General Langley’s is ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura

‎At Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s invitation, he and UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura met privately today in Washington.  They discussed UN progress on forming a constitutional committee.  Secretary Pompeo and Special Envoy de Mistura agreed that all parties needed to move ahead on the political track and that any discussion of reconstruction ...
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