Our Mission and Values
American diplomacy is based on the fundamental beliefs that our freedom is best protected when others are free; our prosperity depends on the prosperity of others; and our security relies on a global effort to defend the rights of all. In this extraordinary moment in history, when the rise of freedom is transforming societies around the world, the United States has an immense responsibility to use its diplomatic influence constructively to advance security, democracy, and prosperity around the globe.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
|Advance freedom for the benefit of the American people and the international community
by helping to build and sustain a more democratic, secure, and prosperous world composed
of well-governed states that respond to the needs of their people, reduce widespread
poverty, and act responsibly within the international system.