American diplomats study world languages

By  Amirah Ismail Which languages do you speak? American diplomats study many of them. American diplomats reflect the diversity of the United States and the world. In their positions overseas, they make a special effort to connect directly with people by studying foreign languages. Some diplomats grow up speaking multiple languages and others learn them from their ...
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Southeast Asian countries challenge China over maritime claims

Southeast Asian countries are pushing back against the Chinese government’s aggression in the  South China Sea . A recent example of this aggression occurred in early April when the People’s Republic of China (PRC) sank a Vietnamese fishing vessel in the vicinity of the Paracel Islands. “This incident is the latest in a long string of PRC actions ...
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