Resources - Policy Statements

This section presents links to what people are saying about U.S. security policy around the world. Select one of the four types of policy statements from the menu at the right to filter the results below. 

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Friday, September 4, 2015
Facing serious crises in the Middle East and beyond, Washington is again turning to foreign aid to help advance urgent short-term security and political priorities. English
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Global
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Thursday, September 3, 2015
Thank you for that warm introduction. It’s a pleasure for me to be in Tunisia, and especially here at the Mediterranean Business School.English
Monday, August 31, 2015
This week marked another reform milestone for Ukraine—the newly trained Patrol Police in Odesa were publicly sworn-in in front of Ukraine’s President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, and Minister of Internal Affairs Avakov.English
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Ukraine
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Monday, August 31, 2015
The United States is deeply disappointed and concerned by the verdict handed down by an Egyptian court to the three Al-Jazeera journalists - Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste.
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Egypt
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Thursday, August 27, 2015
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
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Iraq
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The United States and Turkey have finalized technical details for Turkey’s full inclusion in the coalition fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said today.English
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Turkey
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Monday, August 24, 2015
Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz, the second in command of the terrorist group ISIL, was killed in a U.S. military air strike on August 18 while traveling in a vehicle near Mosul, Iraq, along with an ISIL media operative known as Abu Abdullah.
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Iraq
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The United States is committed to building a strategic partnership with Iraq and the Iraqi people. Under the Strategic Framework Agreement between Iraq and the United States, we remain dedicated to helping Iraq improve security, maintain sovereignty, and push back against terrorism, most recently ISIL.English
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Iraq
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Iraq Train and Equip Fund
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Senior leaders from the Afghan National Army and from Resolute Support recently visited Train Advise Assist Command-East and 201st Corps here.English
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Afghanistan
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Coalition, Not ISIL, Dictates Pace of Operation

Thursday, August 13, 2015
The current situation in Iraq and Syria clearly indicates that the coalition, and not ISIL, now dictates the pace of operations, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said.English
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Syria
Iraq
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Six U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft and about 300 personnel arrived yesterday at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to support Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said.English
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Iraq
Syria
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in late July that bolstering Iraq’s security forces and building moderate, vetted Syrian opposition forces is essential to enabling the two countries to defeat ISIL and work to establish peace within their own countries.English
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Iraq
Syria
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
The United States is deeply troubled by today’s decision of an Azerbaijani court to sentence human rights and peace advocates Leyla and Arif Yunus.English
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Azerbaijan
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
We call on leaders to seek dialogue and consensus in resolving this crisis in a manner that both serves the best interests of the Bissau-Guinean people and that establishes a clear outline of roles in order to avoid prolonged political crisis now and in the future.English
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Guinea-Bissau
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
I want ask with a very simple question: Do the Iranians really want a nuclear weapon? What do you believe?English
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Iran
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
The United States seeks a strengthened global nuclear security architecture that is comprehensive, is based on international standards, builds confidence in nations’ nuclear security implementation, and results in declining global stocks of nuclear weapons-usable materials.English
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Global
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Thursday, August 6, 2015
That demonstrated for me the need to highlight the fragile but significant developments in the region that have been fostered and sustained due primarily to assiduous diplomatic efforts.English
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Pakistan
Afghanistan
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Thursday, August 6, 2015
Building partner capacity teams at the Kurdish Training Coordination Center, part of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve’s multinational coalition, are overseeing the sixth iteration of a training course for Peshmerga soldiers.English
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Iraq
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Thursday, August 6, 2015
The U.S. Army, in partnership with the Zambian Defense Force, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and other partner nations will conduct Southern Accord 2015, a command post and field training exercise, in Zambia, Aug. 3-14.English
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Africa Regional
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Thursday, August 6, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry announced today at the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Qatar that the United States is providing nearly $62 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Iraqis.English
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Iraq
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