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, May 1, 2015
Firefighters from Joint Task Force-Bravo's 612th Air Base Squadron along with 39 firefighters throughout Central America trained together during a Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences exercise April 20 - 24, 2015, at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.
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Honduras
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Friday, May 1, 2015
Marking the first overseas deployment by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) under formal partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the CHP recently collaborated with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior Affairs (MOI) on a four-week training session for 30 Ukrainian law enforcement officers.English
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Ukraine
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Friday, May 1, 2015
U.S. condemned the attacks by Boko Haram on Karamga Island in Lake Chad, which killed 48 Nigerien security forces and wounded another 37, with others still missing.English
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Niger
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Friday, May 1, 2015
The U.S. Department of State launched its fourth annual “Free the Press” campaign today as part of the Department’s efforts to honor the fundamental importance of a free and independent media in the days leading up to World Press Freedom Day on May 3.English
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Global
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Friday, May 1, 2015
Deputy Secretary Blinken participated in the fifth round of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue in Bogota on April 27. Delegations from the two countries held discussions in five working groups expanding cooperation in the areas of democracy, human rights and good governance; energy; social and economic opportunities; environmental protection and climate change; and culture and education.English
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Colombia
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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Secretary of State remarks with Syrian Opposition Council President Khaled Khoja in the Treaty Room.
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Syria
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Monday, April 27, 2015
The United States expressed disapproval of the decision by Burundi’s ruling party, the National Council for the Defense of Democracy–Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD), to disregard the term-limit provisions of the Arusha Agreement by naming President Pierre Nkurunziza as its candidate for a third presidential term.English
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Burundi
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Monday, April 27, 2015
The U.S. Department of State launched its fourth annual “Free the Press” campaign today as part of the Department’s efforts to honor the fundamental importance of a free and independent media in the days leading up to World Press Freedom Day on May 3.English
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Syria
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
REMARKS Secretary of State John Kerry At the 45th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas English
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Central America Regional
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) regret the Government of Sudan’s failure to create a free, fair, and conducive elections environment.
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Sudan
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry remarks at the 45th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas.
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Central America Regional
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
On May 5-7, the joint Department of State – Department of Defense Global Security Contingency Fund (GSCF) will implement a Multinational Regional Border Patrol Strategy Workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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Cameroon
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
We’re particularly, here in the United States, committed to Lebanon’s stability and security. We’re anxious to see the presidency ultimately filled and to try to see the effects of Daesh and Nusrah and Syria moved away from Lebanon so that Lebanon can really have its sovereignty respected and its future protected and guaranteed.
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Lebanon
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Recognizing the important contributions of the five Central Asian republics to broader regional stability, an interagency team will visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan for bilateral consultations on Afghanistan, April 20–24.
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Central Asia Regional
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Friday, April 17, 2015
We are deeply troubled by the April 16 decision of an Azerbaijani court to sentence prominent human rights activist Rasul Jafarov to a six and a half - year prison term on charges widely considered to be politically motivated.
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Azerbaijan
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Friday, April 17, 2015
U.S. government expressed disapproval of the decision of an Azerbaijani court to sentence prominent human rights activist Rasul Jafarov to a six and a half - year prison term on charges widely considered to be politically motivated.
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Azerbaijan
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
In 2013, President Obama promised that before any U.S. drone strike, “there must be near-certainty that no civilians will be killed or injured.” Death by Drone questions whether he has kept that promise.
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Yemen
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
​U.S. Southern Command's Human Rights Office, Center for Human Rights Training, and the Security Cooperation Office-Haiti facilitated the 2015 Human Rights Initiative (HRI) Conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti April 8-9, 2015. The conference included participation from several countries to include Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States.
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Haiti
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Monday, April 13, 2015
Secretary of State announces the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation in support of the African Union’s plan to establish an African version of the American Centers for Disease Control.English
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Africa Regional
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Monday, April 13, 2015
Following is a joint statement on Libya by Foreign Ministers Fabius, Steinmeier, Gentiloni, García-Margallo, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Hammond, and Secretary of State Kerry.
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Libya
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