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Young farmers help keep land in production as the future path they want to travel on," said Kathleen Merrigan, who traveled extensively when she was deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "They tend to be college graduates, and from a whole lot of different...
Nation and World
US intel official not optimistic about cyber deal with China

...We are not winning the fight in cyberspace," he said. "The problem is a lack of deterrence."Robert Work, deputy secretary of defense, acknowledged that the Defense Department needs to improve deterrence. "We do believe there are some...
Nation and World
Lab accidentally sent live anthrax to Alaska have caused any sickness but have nevertheless sparked a massive review by the Defense Department.In July, Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work said that "By any measure, this was a massive institutional failure with a potentially dangerous...
Srebrenica ceremonies marred by attack on premier

...Serbia for having the courage to come here today and I think it is important that we acknowledge that."U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, who witnessed the attack, condemned the "deplorable acts of violence" against Vucic...
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Outside editorial: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy

...from Iraq will take a long time. "We have conceived a three-year plan and we're nine months into it," said Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in early June.For Iraq, three years might as well be a lifetime. Sunni sheikhs in Anbar...
Alaska Digest

... . Interior official meets with tribes JUNEAU - The associate deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior visited Juneau last week on a tour through Alaska to meet with Indian tribal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...objected, citing a ``double security standard'' that would leave the United States more secure than its partners. Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott gave the right response: ``Why would the United States be a better ally if it were vulnerable...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...within three or four years. Is this a great country, or what? Robert Altman, an investment banker, served as deputy secretary of the U.S. Treasury in the first Clinton administration. Share this page: Print Email Archives The recent...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...silence President Putin's critics. ``There is a pattern here, and we have seen it for some time,'' U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott told The Washington Post Wednesday. ``It has a look and feel to it that does not resonate...
Outside editorial: Absence of violence does not necessarily mean peace in Iraq

...year, American officials are warning Iraqi politicians that their window of opportunity is closing. Last week, Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte went to Baghdad to pressure the Iraqis to get on with it. Echoing earlier comments by U...


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