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, July 17, 2015
While we welcome initial reports that Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been released from jail, we continue to encourage the Government of Bahrain to respect the freedom of expression.English
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Bahrain
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Friday, July 17, 2015
We stand strongly with Ukraine as it meets the significant challenges that it faces. English
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Ukraine
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Friday, July 17, 2015
Sponsored by U.S. Southern Command, and executed by U.S. Special Operations Command South, the annual event aims to improve cooperation among partner nations as well as the readiness and training of each country’s forces.English
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Central America Regional
South America Regional
Caribbean Regional
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Secretary-General welcomes the announcements of the intention of the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP to put in place new measures to de-escalate the current fighting in Colombia and to accelerate the negotiations in order to reach a peace agreement as soon as possible. English
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Colombia
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Department of State welcomes the commitment made by the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Colombia’s largest guerrilla group, to de-escalate the conflict and accelerate the pace of the peace negotiations. English
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Colombia
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Friday, July 10, 2015
During the course, more than 20 junior officers learned techniques to become effective company commanders.English
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Somalia
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Friday, July 10, 2015
Today should be a time for celebration in South Sudan, but it is overshadowed by the tragic costs of conflict. English
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South Sudan
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Friday, July 10, 2015
The United States joined over 80 countries, international organizations, and companies at the United Nations in New York on July 8 for the 18th Plenary of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia.English
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Somalia
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Friday, July 10, 2015
Maj. Gen. Salim Mustafa Kijuu, land force commander of the Tanzanian People's Defence Force, and Brig. Gen Zoma Mathik Kongo, director of operations for the TPDF, visited U.S. AFRICOM in Stuttgart, Germany.English
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Tanzania
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Monday, July 6, 2015
Burundian President Nkurunziza’s continued disregard for the Arusha Agreement has resulted in dozens of deaths, the exodus of over 144,000 Burundians, and a freefall in the Burundian economy causing suffering to millions of Burundians. English
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Burundi
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Monday, July 6, 2015
This is Ambassador Spratlen's first interview since she began her assignment in Uzbekistan in January 2015.English
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Uzbekistan
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Monday, July 6, 2015
McGovern calls for U.S. to hold Bahrain accountable for human rights abuses.English
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Bahrain
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Monday, July 6, 2015
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Perriello as the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa.English
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Great Lakes Regional
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
More than 700 personnel from the Iraqi army’s 16th Division completed their six-week brigade-level training course, specifically designed to train, equip and regenerate combat power in the ISF to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.English
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Iraq
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
We’re discussing the re-establishment of diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba. You obviously all saw the President and saw Secretary Kerry’s announcement, and this call is just a chance to let you ask some questions and discuss a little bit about what happens next.English
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Cuba
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff today said the new National Military Strategy takes into account increasing disorder in the world and the erosion of America’s comparative advantage.English
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Global
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander of U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield held a LiveAtState press briefing July 1English
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Africa Regional
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
The U.S. had reached an agreement to formally re-establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cuba and will reopen embassies in our respective countries.
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Cuba
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State, will lead a U.S. interagency delegation, including representatives from the Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Justice, to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, July 6-10, 2015.
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El Salvador
Guatemala
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Monday, June 29, 2015
Ministers, senior government officials, and civil society representatives from 13 South and Central Asian countries will discuss ways to counter violent extremism within the framework of good governance and the rule of law.English
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Central Asia Regional
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