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  • n. United States Department of State, which is housed in a building in a low-lying area of Washington near the Potomac River

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  • Early on in the second term, Hadley would drive over to Foggy Bottom to attend Rices staff meetings, and word in Washington spread that the secretary of state now had three deputies: Robert Zoellick (deputy secretary), Philip Zelikow (counselor), and Stephen Hadley.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

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