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Blind lawyer and dissident Chen Guangcheng (center) holds hands with Gary Locke (right), U.S. ambassador to China, as U.S. State Department Legal Adviser Harold Koh (left) applauds before Mr. Chen leaves the embassy for a hospital in Beijing on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office)

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The U.S. State Department has placed a $10 million bounty on Hafiz Mohammad Saeed (center), who founded the militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right) extends her hand to Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul during a press briefing following their meeting at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies Feb. 28, 2012, on Capitol Hill on the State Department's fiscal 2013 budget. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies Feb. 28, 2012, on Capitol Hill before the Senate on the State Department's fiscal 2013 budget. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during the first State Department-hosted Global Business Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and EU High Representative Catherine Ashton take part in a news conference Feb. 17, 2012, at the State Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks Jan. 12, 2012, during a news conference the State Department in Washington with Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci. (Associated Press)

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"No one is immune from the waves of change. ...We are witnessing something that is transformative and whose full impact will play out over years, maybe decades, ahead." - Nicholas Burns, a professor of diplomacy and international politics at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a former No. 3 official at the State Department

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U.S. Embassy in Beijing: "Eagle Landing on Pine Branch" by Cai Guo Qiang (State Department photo)

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U.S. Embassy, Karachi, Pakistan: "Enclosed" by Adeela Suleman (State Department photo)

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U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan: "Assimilated" by Jefferson Pinder (center) and "Untitled" by Sharif Bey (on wall at right) (State Department photo)

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U.S. Consulate in Guanghzou, China: "New Horizon" by Doug Aitken (State Department photo)

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"Tulips" by American artist Jeff Koons outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing is part of the State Department's Art in Embassies program celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. (State Department photo)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (left) and former President Bill Clinton (right) pose with 2011 Kennedy Center Honorees (front row from left) Sonny Rollins, Barbara Cook, (back row from second from left) Yo-Yo Ma, Meryl Streep and Neil Diamond at the State Department following a dinner and reception on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

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State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says the United States is prepared to resume a data exchange with Russia if Moscow meets its Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty obligations. (Associated Press)

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The departure of State Department special envoy for North Korea Stephen Bosworth highlights a policy split within the Obama administration about how to deal with he rogue communist state. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, toast each other during a luncheon at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks as she meets with Montenegro Prime Minister Igor Luksic at the State Department in Washington on Oct. 11, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)