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2010 Videos
  • Sahin
    Meltem Sahin Ulupnar Told About Her Experience at the Community College

    December 3, 2010 - Community colleges in the U.S. offer many academic opportunities for international students. Meltem Sahin Ulupinar, one of the participant of the Community College Scholarship Program sponsored by the Turkish Fulbright Commission, went to Seattle after her graduation from Ankara University. 

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    Charge d' Affaires Doglas Silliman on WikiLeaks

    November 30, 2010 - Charge d' Affaires Doug Silliman echoed the Secretary's WikiLeaks remarks on primetime TV Kanal D and all-news broadcaster CNN Turk on November 30. In a discussion with anchorman Mehmet Ali Birand, Silliman declined comment on individual cables, but said the US was "outraged by the illegal releases by WikiLeaks" . (Video - Kanal D) 

  • Silliman interview
    Thanksgiving with the Sillimans

    November 22, 2010 - Chargé d'Affaires Doug Silliman, Catherine Silliman and their two sons opened their door to Turkish television channel “Kanal D” for a traditional American Thanksgiving, demonstrating family recipes for such American classics as peppered corn bread, Indian pudding and – of course – stuffing for the turkey. (Video - Kanal D) 

  • Commander Raphael speaking
    Submarine Providence in Marmaris

    November 4-7, 2010 Turkey was treated to a behind-the-scenes look at the nuclear submarine “USS Providence” when it docked at the Turkish Aksaz Naval Base for a week-long visit to Marmaris. Commander Raphael welcomed journalists from three TV networks – Kanal D, ATV and NTV - and provided a hands-on look at the Providence – bridge, torpedo room, mess halls... 

  • Levey interview
    Iran Sanctions are Not a Trade Embargo; Solidarity Key

    October 22, 2010 - During two-days of whirlwind meetings with Turkish officials, banks and private industry, Treasury Under Secretary Stuart Levey demystified new US sanctions on Iran, emphasizing that the goal is to make it hard for terrorist networks in Iran to conduct business.(Video- NTV) 

  • Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones and Selim Yenel
    United States and Turkey Sign Science and Technology Agreement

    October 20, 2010 - The Governments of the US and the Republic of Turkey held a Science and Technology Agreement signing ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones signed on behalf of the United States while Deputy Under Secretary for Bilateral Affairs & Public Diplomacy Selim Yenel signed on behalf of Turkey. 

  • Clinton
    Remarks by Clinton At the Annual State Department Iftar

    September 7, 2010 - At the Annual State Department Iftar - Well, I hope that you are taking to heart Farah’s invitation to begin to eat with the break-fast, because no speech should stand in the way of your being able to get nourishment. And I am delighted to welcome you to the State Department’s Iftar. It’s a wonderful and welcome tradition for me personally... 

  • Zeynep Dogan
    A Summer Work & Travel Program Participant, Zeynep Dogan Shared Her Experience

    August 20, 2011 - The Summer Work & Travel Exchange Program is designed as a postsecondary program where foreign students have the opportunity to work and travel in the United States for a four month period during their summer vacation. Zeynep Dogan talked about her experience and reason for participation in the program. 

  • Clinton
    Secretary Clinton Announces the Pakistan Relief Fund

    August 19, 2010 - Secretary Clinton launches a new fund for donations for Pakistan flood victims: " I urge my fellow Americans to join this effort and send much needed help to the people of Pakistan. " 

  • Clinton
    The Global Health Initiative: The Next Phase of American Leadership

    August 16, 2010 Remarks by Secreatry Clinton: Thank you. Well, it is such a pleasure to be here again at SAIS, and I want to thank Dean Einhorn for that very warm and thoughtful introduction. But this is such an exceptional educational institution, and I had no idea we had 300 of your alumni, but I see in action every day the results of the work... 

  • Ambassador Jeffrey and Foreign Minister Davutoglu
    Independence Day 2010 in Ankara

    July 4, 2010 - The U.S. Embassy celebrated American Independence Day in Ankara on July 2. Ambassador Jeffrey hosted Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu and other officials at an early evening reception under clear skies. In his remarks, Ambassador Jeffrey noted the holiday presents us with an opportunity to highlight Turkey & America's common values. (CNN Turk) 

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    Remarks by President Obama at G-20 Press Conference in Toronto, Canada

    June 27, 2010 - THE PRESIDENT: Please, everybody, have a seat. Good evening. I want to thank our wonderful hosts —- first and foremost, my friend and partner, Prime Minister Harper, as well as the Canadian people, and the people of Toronto, for their extraordinary hospitality. The success of these summits —- the G8 in Muskoka and the G20 here in Toronto ... 

  • Clinton
    Video Message by Clinton on 40th Anniversary of Earth Day

    April 22, 2010 Secretary of state marks day in video message on environmental challenge - Forty years ago, Earth Day began in the United States as a “teach-in” – a day to educate people about the environmental challenges facing our planet. Today, we know more than ever about the challenges of preserving our environment – from clean water to climate change... 

  • Villager interview
    A Day in the Village

    March 3, 2010 - While touring Turkey to celebrate “African American Days,” the Sharon Clark Quintet, Turkish jazz artist Melis Sokman and American artist Leroy Jones took time to visit the Afro-Turk village of Haskoy, located near Izmir, for an afternoon of sharing good food and great jazz. In this video segment, Sharon Clark and Melis Sokman perform a couple... 

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    Jazz Artists Sharon Clark and Melis Sökmen

    February 25, 2010 - Sharon Clarke from the USA and Melis Sokmen of Turkey belted out the great classics of jazz Feb. 25 in a preview of their all-Turkey Jazz tour at the residence of US Ambassador James Jeffrey. Fresh from packed concerts in Konya as part of “African American Days” in Turkey, the duo performs February 26 at the Ankara... 

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    Climate Change Update

    February 9, 2010 - Todd Stern, U.S. special envoy for climate change, talks about the lessons of the COP-15 summit, the Copenhagen Accord’s significance, and the U.S. view on the path forward. This is Amb. Stern's first public speech since the January 31 deadline for inscribing mitigation targets and actions in the Copenhagen Accord. 

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    Young Turkish Directors’ Take Film Festival On The Road

    January 6, 2010 - After successful film festival debuts in Ankara and Istanbul, a group of young Turkish movie makers toured Konya and Diyarbakir in early January for the first of several planned regional film festivals involving student directors from Edirne, Antakya, Artvin, Sivas and Mardin.