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Public Affairs Office

The Embassy’s Public Affairs Section explains and supports American foreign policy and promotes U.S. national interests through a wide range of information programs and promotes mutual understanding between the United States and Iraq.

The Public Affairs Section aims to:

  • Explain and advocate U.S. policies in terms that are credible and meaningful in the Iraqi context.
  • Provide information about the official policies of the United States and about the people, values, and institutions that shape those policies.
  • Bring the benefits of mutual understanding to Iraqi and American citizens and institutions by helping them build strong long-term relationships.
  • Work through colleagues in Washington, to provide the President and other policymakers with information about how foreign attitudes will have a direct bearing on the effectiveness of U.S. policies.