Thomas A. Shannon Jr.

February 12, 2016 - Present Undersecretary, Political Affairs, Department of State Videos: 3 December 24, 2013 - Present Counselor, Department of State Videos: 4 c. October 7, 2005 - Present Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Department of State Videos: 6 c. January 20, 2017 - Present Interim Secretary, Department of State Videos: 0


Brazil, United States
January 8, 2010 - September 6, 2013 Videos: 1 Office of the Secretary, Department of State
Senior Adviser
c. October 1, 2013 - c. January 1, 2016 Videos: 0

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon began the daily briefing discussing his recent trip to Caracas to assist in the mediation…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters on U.S. reaction to the Britain’s vote in favor of leaving the European Union and what the…

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement Implementation

    Thomas Shannon testified at a hearing on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the nuclear…

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    Diplomatic Nominations

    Thomas Shannon and Laura Holgate testified on their respective nominations for undersecretary of state for political affairs and…

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