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International Day for Tolerance

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department,  Waytha Moorthy Ponnusamy  and Ambassador Lakhdhir led a group of interfaith religious leaders on a tour of a Hindu temple, Buddhist temple, Catholic church, Taoist temple, and mosque in the  #Sentul  neighborhood of  #KualaLumpur  on November 8 to promote religious freedom, inclusion, and tolerance. • 首相署部长瓦塔慕迪及雷荷花大使在11月8日率领一群宗教领袖参观在吉隆坡冼都社区的兴都庙、佛堂、天主教堂、道所及伊斯兰教堂,并推广宗教自由、包容及和谐的价值观。 • நாட்டு மக்களிடையே மத நல்லினக்கத்தை மேம்படுத்தவும், புரிந்துணர்வை வளர்ப்பதற்கும் ...
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Confronting Iran: The Trump Administration’s Strategy

By Michael R. Pompeo on October 31, 2018 The end of the Cold War forced new thinking among policymakers and analysts about the greatest challenges to U.S. national security. The emergence of al Qaeda,   cybercriminals, and other dangerous entities affirmed the threat of nonstate actors. But equally daunting has been the resurgence of outlaw regimes—rogue states that defy ...
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Happy Deepavali from U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur and Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir are proud to join Malaysians in celebrating  #Deepavali , the “Festival of Lights”. The video, featuring the Embassy’s American and Malaysian staff, highlights the diversity which is a central strength of both U.S. and Malaysian culture. Deepavali celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, good ...
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Ambassador Lakhdhir inspires more than 300 ETA students at the Projek Pelajar Symposium in Kuala Lumpur

On September 29, Ambassador Lakhdhir attended the Projek Pelajar Symposium at Universiti Malaya as a keynote speaker. She talked about creativity in entrepreneurship and encouraged the students to pursue solutions and projects that would benefit their respective communities. Projek Pelajar was a program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, organized by Junior Achievement and led by ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence on the Administration’s Policy Toward China

The Hudson Institute Washington, D.C. 11:07 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Ken, for that kind introduction. To the Members of the Board of Trustees, to Dr. Michael Pillsbury, to our distinguished guests, and to all of you who, true to your mission in this place, “think about the future in unconventional ways” –- ...
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