Foreign Policy

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 07:14
Argentina and the United States are in the process of reestablishing strong defense links after a hiatus of seven years following this week's visit to the Pentagon of a high profile delegation from the ministry of defense which addressed several issues of mutual interest and common strategies.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 06:45
The United Nations has urged Mali to accelerate the pace of the implementation of a peace agreement signed last year.
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 08:41


  1. The Honorable Antony J. Blinken
    Deputy Secretary Of State
    U.S. Department of State
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 08:32


The Honorable Gerald M. Feierstein
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
U.S. Department of State
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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:40
Senate Republicans who have been negotiating a way to confirm Roberta Jacobson as the nation’s top diplomat to Mexico have reached the contours of an agreement that would allow Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla) — Jacobson’s chief obstacle — to secure renewed sanctions against Venezuela in exchange for lifting his objections.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 06:21
As first vice president of Afghanistan, Abdul Rashid Dostum is the second-ranking official in a country that is almost wholly dependent on American military and financial might, and he is eager to visit Washington and discuss how best to overcome the Taliban.
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 06:36
War can break out “at any moment” in the Caucasus flashpoint of Nagorno-Karabakh and there’s little prospect of talks to resolve the conflict, the president of Armenia said.
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 06:32
The United States is set to take a back seat in peace negotiations between the government of South Sudan and rebel leaders following failures on both sides to fulfill an agreement to form a transitional government.
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 11:07

This hearing in the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will cover the State Department's FY 2017 budget, with witness from the bureaus of Democracy, Human Rights, And Labor, Western Hemisphere Affairs, and Latin America And Caribbean.