9/11 Commemoration at the U.S. Embassy

Today we remember the nearly 3,000 people – Americans, Germans, and citizens from around the world – who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 in a senseless attack driven by hate and intolerance.  We think also of the four Americans killed in Benghazi, on this same day in 2012.  And while 9/11 will always ...
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Removal from the United States of Former Nazi Guard Jakiw Palij

On August 20, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement removed Jakiw Palij, 95, from the United States. He arrived in Germany on August 21, making today the culmination of a 14-year effort to remove the former Nazi camp guard. Six Nazi perpetrators under court order of deportation have died in the U.S. in this decade alone; ...
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2018 Privacy Shield Frameworks

May 1, 2018: From January 2017 through May 2018, the U.S. Government has taken action to support the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. These measures enhance privacy protections for EU and Swiss individuals, while ensuring that American and European businesses can count on the Privacy Shield to deliver innovative products and services across the Atlantic. PS Actions 2017 2018 May 2018 (also available from USEU ) ...
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United States Assessment of the Assad Regime’s Chemical Weapons Use

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2018 United States Assessment of the Assad Regime’s Chemical Weapons Use  Key Takeaway The United States assesses with confidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in the eastern Damascus suburb of Duma on April 7, 2018, killing dozens of men, women, ...
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2018 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative-Entrepreneurship in Europe

Are you a young German entrepreneur looking to taking your commercial or social venture to the next level? Apply for the 2018 YTILI Fellowship Program, which will give 75 outstanding leaders from across Europe the chance to expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience, and to attract investments and support for their entrepreneurial ventures. Applications are ...
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January 2018 Government Shutdown Resolved

UPDATE: Congress has passed and the President has signed legislation to fund government operations under a continuing resolution, allowing all normal activities to resume.  * * * At this time, scheduled passport and visa services will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. This website will not be regularly updated until full ...
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Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Call with German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen

Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis spoke today by telephone with German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen to introduce himself and exchange perspectives on defense security issues with one of our closest allies. The two leaders discussed the importance of the alliance between the United ...
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