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, April 8, 2008
Colombian Vice President Francisco Santos discusses how ratification of the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) will create jobs and further strengthen economic growth and securityEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The US Congress should vote against the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) because of Colombia’s continuing failure to effectively address anti-union violence and impunity, Human Rights Watch saidEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Partnership of the Americas 2008 -- an annual, command-directed, maritime-engagement operation aimed at increasing multinational cooperation and strengthening partnerships among regional naviesEnglish
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Over a 17-day period, the class covered three categories: maritime safety, maritime search and rescue missions, and maritime law enforcementEnglish
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Caribbean Regional
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Passage of this agreement is both a matter of national security for the United States as well as clearly in our economic interestEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The Marines were training Soldiers and police officers from 14 different Caribbean nationsEnglish
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Caribbean Regional
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
POA is an annual U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) operation under the operational control of U.S. Naval Forces Southern CommandEnglish
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The U.S. Congress should pass the Colombian trade agreement without further delayEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
During the darker days of authoritarian governments in Latin America governments really didn’t speak to each other. They really were isolated in so many ways. But they’re speaking to each other now in an almost constant and continual fashionEnglish
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
I am concerned by the politically inhospitable circumstances in which the agreement is being sent to the U.S. Congress. The Colombian free-trade agreement faces stiff opposition because many in Congress believe the Colombian government has not taken suffiEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The FARC bears full responsibility for the completely unjustified taking of these people of hostage in the first place, for their welfare and well-being while they are in captivity with them. And we again, would repeat our call that the FARC release all hEnglish
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Colombia
Venezuela
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Because of historical and ongoing violence against Colombians who are labor organizers, labor leaders, or simply members of labor unions, Congress should not consider this proposed trade agreement with ColombiaEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Baucus has repeatedly made it clear that a reformed and expanded Trade Adjustment Assistance program for America's workers should be the first trade priority for Congress and for the PresidentEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
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Colombia
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
If President Bush really believes that successful passage of the Colombia FTA is critical for U.S. foreign policy in Latin America, it is difficult to understand why he would send the FTA up under circumstances of his own creation that maximize the controEnglish
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Colombia
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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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Monday, April 7, 2008
We have had ample time for deliberation. Soon it will be time for a decisionEnglish
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Colombia
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Monday, April 7, 2008
Amidst the rise of anti-U.S. regimes in the region, Colombia remains a strong ally of the United StatesEnglish
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Colombia
Monday, April 7, 2008
Despite those misconception, Brig. Gen. Greg Zanetti said, detainees from the war on terror held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being treated fairly.English
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Cuba
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