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, March 5, 2008
As of July 31, 2007, the Department of State possesses no credible evidence of gross violations of human rights by the units of the Colombian Security forces listed below selected to receive USG assistance English
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Colombia
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Wednesday, March 5, 2008
We must continue to counter Iran’s growing influence in our Hemisphere and prevent the FARC and their allies in Venezuela and Ecuador from threatening our democratic friends and partners in the regionEnglish
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Venezuela
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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
The recent targeted killing of a senior FARC leader must not be used as a pretense to ratchet up tensions or to threaten the stability of the regionEnglish
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Colombia
Ecuador
Venezuela
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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Hugo Chavez's order yesterday to send ten battalions to the Colombian border is unwarranted and dangerous. The Colombian state has every right to defend itself against drug trafficking terrorist organizations that have kidnapped innocent civiliansEnglish
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Colombia
Ecuador
Venezuela
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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
In the end, the case for the Colombia trade agreement isn’t just economic and geopolitical, it’s logical and moralEnglish
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Colombia
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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
As Members of the United States Congress who are concerned about the stability of the politically and economically fragile Andean region, we believe that the OAS is best equipped to deal with this crisis.English
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Colombia
Ecuador
Venezuela
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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
President Uribe told me that one of the most important ways America can demonstrate its support for Colombia is by moving forward with a free trade agreement that we negotiatedEnglish
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Colombia
Ecuador
Venezuela
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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Rather than rattle sabers, Colombia’s neighbors need to play a more constructive role in bringing about a durable peace and removing FARC’s foreign sanctuariesEnglish
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Colombia
Ecuador
Venezuela
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Monday, March 3, 2008
El Gobierno Nacional hara llegar hoy mismo su energica protesta al Gobierno de Colombia por la flagrante violacion del territorio de la Republica del Ecuador, que constituye una trasgresion a los principios de soberania e integridad territorial Spanish
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Colombia
Ecuador
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Monday, March 3, 2008
“Opposition to this free trade agreement is purely union politics. It’s not rational and it’s not in the best interest of either country,” continued CorkerEnglish
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Colombia
Sunday, March 2, 2008
Following the latest release of four hostages held by the FARC in Colombia, Maria Dos Anjos Gussing, the ICRC's head of operations for Latin America and the Caribbean, talks about the organization's role in the recent operationEnglish
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Colombia
Sunday, March 2, 2008
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has distributed food supplies to over 3,000 people – around 800 families – living in 21 settlements near the town of Samaniego in Narino department, ColombiaEnglish
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Colombia
Saturday, March 1, 2008
The issue of trafficking from Venezuela has, as you probably know, become much graver in the last several yearsEnglish
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Saturday, March 1, 2008
La creacion de la Comision Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (en adelante la cndh o la Comision) constituyo una de las mas trascendentes reformas institucionales en la busqueda de la consolidacion democratica de Mexico.Spanish
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Mexico
Friday, February 29, 2008
Based on what the proposals are on the Hill right now and the combined supplemental and in the FY ’09 proposal, there is $150 million proposed for Central AmericaEnglish
Friday, February 29, 2008
Intensive aerial herbicide spraying of coca crops in Colombia has backfired badly, contributing to the spread of coca cultivation and cocaine production to new areas of the country and threatening human health and the environmentEnglish
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Colombia
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Friday, February 29, 2008
These humanitarian activities are often preventative in nature, focused at the root cause of ideological extremism, emphasize building a nation's capability for delivering essential services to its own citizens and provide access to regions where traditioEnglish
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Friday, February 29, 2008
The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement is considered a non-starter in the U.S. Congress because the country is the world's deadliest for union activists. Less known, but equally disturbing, is the systematic violence now confronting Afro-ColombiansEnglish
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Colombia
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Thursday, February 28, 2008
We write to call your attention to increased reports alleging extrajudicial executions of civilians by members of the Colombian armed forcesEnglish
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Colombia
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