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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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Special briefing on State Department expectations for the Counter-ISIL Small Group Ministerial in ParisEnglish
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Iraq
Syria
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Military and security forces from 18 nations have joined the United States for maritime security and disaster response training here as part of Exercise Tradewinds 2015, which begins Sunday, May 31.English
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Central America Regional
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
A briefing on the progress of the Counter-ISIL coalition meeting by the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Iraqi Prime Minister, and French Foreign MinisterEnglish
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
The newsletter of the Bureau of International and Law Enforcement Affairs reports on new gang resistance education and training in Guatemala, the "Mandela Rules" on global prison standards, the expansion of anti-gang programs in Honduras, and the symposium on Empowering Women in Mixed Legal Systems.English
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Guatemala
Honduras
Global
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Friday, May 29, 2015
While the United States has significant concerns and disagreements with a wide range of Cuba’s policies and actions, these fall outside the criteria relevant to the rescission of a State Sponsor of Terrorism designation.English
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Cuba
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Thursday, May 28, 2015
The U.S. is providing $18 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help those affected by Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. With this new funding, total U.S. humanitarian assistance to Ukraine has reached more than $61 million.English
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Ukraine
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Thursday, May 28, 2015
In collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard, the guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) interdicted 1,775 kg of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of approximately $59 million.English
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South America Regional
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Thursday, May 28, 2015
The U.S. advisers say the progress they see every day working with the Afghan air force is rewarding. “The one thing that motivates me is seeing them succeed,” said Staff Sgt. David Rasmussen.English
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Afghanistan
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Rwanda is an important ally. It is a respected contributor to peacekeeping missions throughout the region, it has rebuilt itself from genocide, and it has achieved impressive development and economic gains.English
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Rwanda
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The U.S. strongly condemns the May 23 killing of the opposition leader Zedi Feruzi and the May 22 grenade attack in a market that killed several people and wounded many more. These attacks only undermine ongoing efforts to achieve a peaceful resolution.English
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The United States condemns the ongoing violence in northern Mali, including reports of summary executions of civilians in Tin Hama, and other human rights abuses and violations. The U.S. has contributed soldiers to MINUSMA operations in Mali.English
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
As European leaders conclude the fourth EU Eastern Partnership summit today in Riga, Latvia, the United States expresses its strong support for EU efforts to foster closer cooperation and partnership with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. English
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Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Georgia
Moldova
Ukraine
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Special-Purpose Marine, Air, Ground Task Force-SOUTHCOM (SPMAGTF-SC) is set to deploy to Central America over the next several weeks as the first contingency response force assigned to the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility. English
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Central America Regional
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Friday, May 22, 2015
The U.S. special operations forces raid that killed a senior leader of the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria May 15 was a highly successful operation.English
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Syria
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Friday, May 22, 2015
Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry after the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Tunisia and the United States of America.English
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Tunisia
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Friday, May 22, 2015
U.S. military members joined with troops from several central African countries and their United Nations allies to participate in the opening ceremony of the Central Accord 2015 exercise at Libreville, Gabon.English
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Africa Regional
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Friday, May 22, 2015
The week-long event brings together U.S. Army leaders with counterparts and decision-makers from militaries throughout Africa to promote and discuss gender-mainstreaming topics.English
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Africa Regional
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Friday, May 22, 2015
Strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria, the region and the wider international community.English
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Iraq
Syria
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Friday, May 22, 2015
The U.S.-Tunisian defense partnership, Tunisia's security situation, and counterterrorism assistance were topics of discussion when Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi met at the Pentagon.English
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Tunisia
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
After her meeting with the Russian and Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Ministers, the U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland, expressed America's continued stance for a full cease-fire and full pullback as agreed upon in the Minsk Protocol.English
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Russia
Ukraine
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