Resources - Policy Statements

U.S. Congress

Below are key statements from members of theU.S.  House of Representatives and Senate related to the United States' security relationship with the world.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Their continued detention is inconsistent with our countries' cooperation in many other areas and symbolic of a troubling pattern of harsh treatment for political prisoners.English
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Uzbekistan
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
In a shocking turn of events, Congress found that U.S. reconstruction in Haiti didn't go well.English
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Haiti
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
House Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) proposes solutions to solving the Syrian crisis that don't involve arms transfers and military intervention.English
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Syria
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Friday, June 21, 2013
Since the Merida Initiative was announced in 2007, we have based our cooperation with Mexico on the recognition that our countries share responsibility for combating transnational criminal networks and for protecting our citizens from the crime, corEnglish
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Mexico
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Friday, June 21, 2013
President Pena Nieto and his Administration are committed to continuing our close collaboration on security issues under the four-pillar Merida framework, with a sharper focus on crime prevention and rule of law.English
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Mexico
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Friday, June 21, 2013
Regional Security Cooperation: An Examination of the Central America Regional Security Initiative and the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative. English
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Central America Regional
Colombia
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Friday, June 21, 2013
Regional Security Cooperation: An Examination of the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) and the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSIEnglish
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Caribbean Regional
Central America Regional
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Friday, June 21, 2013
Regional Security Cooperation: An Examination of the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) And the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) English
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Caribbean Regional
Central America Regional
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Friday, June 21, 2013
Regional Security Cooperation: An Examination of the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) and the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI).English
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Caribbean Regional
Central America Regional
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Thursday, June 20, 2013
Whereas with 86 foreign offices located in 67 countries, the DEA has the largest international presence of any Federal law enforcement agency, facilitating close collaboration with international partners around the world, including in Colombia, Mexico,English
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Colombia
Mexico
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
House Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) proposes bringing Bashar Al-Assad to the International Criminal Court to be prosecuted for war crimes and crimes against humanity.English
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Syria
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
House Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-VA) addresses the need for increased attention on the plight of religious minorities in the Middle East. English
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Egypt
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Syria
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
House Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) cautions against arming Syrian rebels in a conflict in which the U.S. does not have a clear role.English
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Syria
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Monday, June 17, 2013
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) cautions against arming the Syrian opposition, based on examples in recent history when intervention did not work out in American interests.English
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Syria
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Friday, June 14, 2013
I rise today to introduce legislation to extend a critical textile and apparel trade program with Nicaragua , currently set to expire at the end of 2014 through the end of 2024. English
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Nicaragua
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Thursday, June 13, 2013
The Secretary of State, in conjunction with the Secretary of Homeland Security, shall develop a strategy to address the unauthorized immigration of individuals who transit through Mexico.English
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Mexico
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Thursday, June 13, 2013
Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) presents a Senate resolution outlining support for political reform in Iran, on the eve of Iran's presidential elections.English
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Iran
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Thursday, June 6, 2013
Uzbekistan is a key partner in supporting international efforts in Afghanistan but our relationship with Uzbekistan extends beyond security. Uzbekistan and the United States also cooperate on economic relations and civil and political issues.English
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Uzbekistan
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
It should be known, too, to this House that al Qaeda is setting up shop in Brazil--planning attacks, training people in Brazil right now--and we have no mechanism. If someone were to commit a terrorist act here in the United States and flee to Brazil, we English
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Mr. Speaker, I rise to express my deep concern for former Marine Corporal Armando Torres who was reportedly kidnapped by members of the Mexican Cartel during a visit to Las Barrancas, Tamaulipas, Mexico while visiting his father and uncle.English
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Mexico
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