Deputy Secretary of State

The Deputy Secretary Antony J. Blinken serves as the principal deputy, adviser, and alter ego to the Secretary of State; serves as Acting Secretary of State in the Secretary's absence; and assists the Secretary in the formulation and conduct of U.S. foreign policy and in giving general supervision and direction to all elements of the Department. Specific duties and supervisory responsibilities have varied over time.

Awards for Corporate Excellence

Deputy Secretary Blinken (Jan. 5): "With 95 percent of the world’s consumers outside of our own borders, we are proud of the examples that these companies are setting and their commitment to export the highest standards for protecting workers, preserving the environment, advancing innovation, defending intellectual property." Full Text» DipNote» More»