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State Department (State Dept.)

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The Department of State, established by act July 27, 1789, as the Department of Foreign Affairs, was renamed by act Sept. 15, 1789 (22 U.S.C. 2651 note).

Source: Adapted from U.S. government regulations, "U.S. Government Manual", and "An Overview of the U.S. Intelligence Community"
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