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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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
China and Costa Rica, both developing countries at a similar stage of development, face common tasks in developing economy and improving people's livelihood, Xi told reportersEnglish
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Costa Rica
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Monday, June 3, 2013
SOUTHCOM provides invaluable contingency planning, operations, and security cooperation to the volatile region, and has been an invaluable asset to the area. Whether it be through deterring illegal activities such as drug trafficking, dismantling transnatEnglish
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Friday, May 24, 2013
While bilateral efforts have yielded some positive results, the apparent weakness of Mexico's criminal justice system seems to have limited the effectiveness of anti-crime efforts. English
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Mexico
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Friday, May 24, 2013
I will be introducing a bill to clarify our policy and objectives in this region and create new incentives for instituting policy reforms and meeting our shared responsibilitiesEnglish
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Central America Regional
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Thursday, May 23, 2013
And we have a President that goes down to Mexico in the last 2 or 3 weeks and tells them about how outrageous it is that America has been selling guns to criminals that are using them in Mexico.English
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Mexico
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Over the last twenty-two years, the Republic of Azerbaijan has consolidated its sovereignty and independence, and has become one of the fastest growing economies in the region and beyond. Azerbaijan is also a staunch ally and strategic partner of the United States in the critically important Caspian region.English
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Azerbaijan
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
I ask my colleagues to join me in honoring the Republic of Azerbaijan in celebration of the 95th anniversary of Republic Day on May 28th.English
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Azerbaijan
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Friday, May 17, 2013
The Guatemalan court's ruling demonstrates that everyone is subject to justice, and even the most vulnerable communities can seek and achieve justice for heinous crimes committed against them.English
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Guatemala
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Friday, May 17, 2013
Drug Enforcement tells me when I ask them: If magically everybody that's illegally in America woke up in their home country tomorrow morning--magically, of course--what would happen to the illegal drug distribution system in the United States? Their answeEnglish
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Mexico
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
I ask my colleagues to join me in honoring the Republic of Azerbaijan in celebration of the 95th anniversary of Republic Day on May 28th.English
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Azerbaijan
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
In an effort to save lives, many ranchers leave stashes of water throughout their property, but the corpses continue to accumulate at an alarming rate. English
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Mexico
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
I ask my colleagues to join me in honoring the Republic of Azerbaijan as it celebrates its 95th Republic Day on May 28, 2013 ... Over the last two decades Azerbaijan has become an increasingly important partner to the US, with Russia as a neighbor on its' northern border and an extensive border with Iran in the south, Azerbaijan is located in a geopolitically dynamic region between Europe and Asia. English
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Azerbaijan
Israel
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The massacre and mistreatment of one and-a-half million Armenians in the final years of the Ottoman Empire shows the incredible depths of inhumanity that the human race can sink.English
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Armenia
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Monday, May 6, 2013
When Colombia does well, the United States does well. And while we may have a few differences here and there with other countries in Latin America, let there be no doubt that Colombia is a bright, shining example for all of the world when we work togetherEnglish
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Colombia
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Friday, May 3, 2013
Known for being white-clad in symbolization of peace, the women of this organization are all relatives of political prisoners and have remained steadfast in their fight for freedom.English
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Cuba
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Friday, May 3, 2013
For over 10 years, Yoani Sanchez has documented the realities of life in Cuba through her blog, Generacion Y, and drawn worldwide attention to Cuba's civil society.English
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Cuba
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Thursday, May 2, 2013
The 22 Members who joined our letter recognize that progress in trade and economic growth won't be durable if not accompanied by genuine security for all of Mexico's citizens.English
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Mexico
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Friday, April 26, 2013
Today we remember a time in history that tested the will and character of the Armenian people. ... Genocide is a scourge on the human race and must be acknowledged as such.English
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Armenia
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
As a secular state with a predominantly Muslim population, Kazakhstan has been working to promote tolerance and interreligious dialogue since the first days of its independence.English
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Kazakhstan
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
I rise to discuss several matters of importance to Azerbaijan. I note that January 20, 2013 marked the 23rd anniversary of an historic and tragic day in the history of the country of Azerbaijan.English
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Azerbaijan
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