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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Wednesday, April 9, 2008
What this agreement really is about is more imported petroleum from one of the most undemocratic places in the world.English
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Colombia
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Wednesday, April 9, 2008
We have hosted trips to Colombia for almost 60 members of Congress to demonstrate the progress that country has madeEnglish
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Colombia
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Coast Guard Seamen from several Caribbean nations engaged in a law enforcement training exercise in which they tracked down and apprehended a suspected terroristEnglish
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Caribbean Regional
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Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Initial findings from research by Amnesty International (AI) and the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) show that geographic regions with the highest levels of reported extrajudicial executions of civilians by members of the armed forces in 2006 were alsoEnglish
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Colombia
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Wednesday, April 9, 2008
The SPEAKER pro tempore. Under a previous order of the House, the gentleman from Illinois (Mr. Weller) is recognized for 5 minutes. <br /> <br /> Mr. WELLER of Illinois. Mr.English
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Colombia
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Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel held a news conference on the Colombia Free Trade Agreement immediately following their Democratic Caucus meeting this morning.English
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Colombia
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Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Mr. PAYNE. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution (H. Res.English
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Caribbean Regional
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Last year, the House approved the 2008 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill which directs U.S. funds to help address the root of numerous problems in Colombia. We must remain actively and positively engaged with ColombiaEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Under present circumstances, we cannot support the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade AgreementEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Passing the Colombia Free Trade Agreement means more jobs for people here in the United States. It is a simple matter of fairness for American workersEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Just the Facts has created an interactive map of Colombian recipient military and police units based on the State Department document, &quot;Human Rights Vetting Approval: Colombian Security Forces Units Annual Certification.&quot;English
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Approving this agreement is urgent for our national security reasons. Colombia is one of our strongest allies in the Western HemisphereEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
I am pleased to transmit legislation and supporting documents to implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion AgreementEnglish
Country(s): 
Colombia
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The Commandant of the U.S Coast Guard, Adm. Thad Allen, visited Sailors at Forward Operating Location (FOL) Comalapa, El Salvador, March 30-31English
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El Salvador
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The United States is the largest manufacturer and exporter in the world and new markets are essential to our workers, 42 percent of whom are employed by companies that are involved with trade.English
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The Commandant of the US Coast Guard, Admiral Thad Allen received a tour of Forward Operating Location Manta, Ecuador today to look at the facilitiesSpanish
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Ecuador
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement provides Congress with a unique opportunity to help American workers and advance U.S. strategic interestsEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The Agreement represents an historic development in our relations with Colombia , which has shown its commitment to advancing democracy, protecting human rights, and promoting economic opportunity.English
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
U.S. Southern Command hosted National Guard leadership to discuss opportunities to broaden state and territory support of U.S. military engagement activities in Central America, South America and the CaribbeanEnglish
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Much of the talk about this agreement centers around the violence and impunity in Colombia , especially as it relates to trade unionists, and for good reason.English
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Colombia
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