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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Thursday, August 6, 2015
The United States views with concern reports of recent decisions by the Venezuelan National Electoral Council and Comptroller General banning certain members of the political opposition from running for or holding public office.English
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Venezuela
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015
While in Ukraine we discussed the two key elements of our support for Ukraine and Ukrainian reform efforts, and that is reform of their police services and efforts to improve anticorruption and eliminate corruption from government institutions. English
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Ukraine
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Monday, August 3, 2015
Egypt has historically played a very vital role in the region and in world affairs, and we have no doubt that it will continue to do so.English
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Egypt
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Monday, August 3, 2015
In every conversation that I had today, it was crystal clear that the United States and the GCC nations agree that the partnership that we share is indispensable to the security and stability of this region.English
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Qatar
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Monday, August 3, 2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry joined Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and the Secretary General of the GCC to discuss progress and chart out next steps on GCC-U.S. strategic partnership and areas of cooperation.English
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The United States is committed to working with our African partners to address peace and security challenges on the continent and across the globe. English
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Africa Regional
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
We’re proud that this marks the 15th year of producing a Trafficking in Persons Report, and it’s also the 15th anniversary of the landmark Trafficking Victims Protection Act, or TVPA.English
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Global
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The workshop, held at the Interregional Coordination Center (ICC), included 11 senior-level African Navy/Coast Guard attendees, representing 7 Gulf of Guinea partner nations, the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and ICC.English
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Africa Regional
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
We are convinced that the plan that we have developed with five other nations accomplishes the task that President Obama set out, which is to close off the four pathways to a bomb. English
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Iran
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
We issued a report on our human rights observations around the world, the purpose of this document is not to scold and it’s not to name and shame. It is to enlighten and to energize, and most importantly, to empower people.English
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Global
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Friday, July 24, 2015
Secretary John Kerry's opening remarks before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.English
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Iran
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Friday, July 24, 2015
Topics specifically addressed in this statement include how missile defense fits into overall defense policy, the critical role that missile defense capabilities play in supporting our alliances around the world, and how our regional missile defense capabilities support these goals. English
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The United States warns that elections held under the current conditions in Burundi will not be credible and will further discredit the government.English
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Burundi
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The foreign minister today talked about the United States’ nefarious hold on the hemisphere because of the occupation of Guantanamo Bay, the naval base, because of the trade embargo. As long as those two issues and others stay in the way, how far can you go toward normalizing relations.English
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Cuba
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
I want to start with Cuba. I’m going to ask a little more about Iran.English
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Cuba
Iran
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
With the U.S. Coast Guard, the guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) interdicted 528 kg of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of approximately $176-million.English
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Central America Regional
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command, arrived in Honduras for its first mission stop during Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15) July 11.English
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Central America Regional
South America Regional
Caribbean Regional
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Nigeria is an extraordinarily important country, and we have very, very important interests together.English
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Nigeria
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Friday, July 17, 2015
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Fact SheetsEnglish
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Africa Regional
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Friday, July 17, 2015
That commitment you heard the President yesterday in his press conference double down on. And we also, obviously, discussed some aspects of the Iran nuclear deal.English
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Saudi Arabia
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