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, July 23, 2013
FY14 State, Foreign Operation Bill.English
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Monday, July 22, 2013
House Rep. William R. Keating (D-MA) welcomes the decision of the European Union to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.English
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Lebanon
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Monday, July 22, 2013
Far from crushing the spirit of Azeris, the atrocities of Black January instead consolidated the rising independence movements in the country and united the Azerbaijani nation in its quest for freedom. After 23 years Azerbaijan represents a flourishing country where democratic aspirations of Azerbaijani people have been materialized as they continue diplomatic relations with the United States.English
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Azerbaijan
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Friday, July 19, 2013
Eric "With" Holder, the Attorney General, admitted to me that more people were going to die because of Operation Fast and Furious. English
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Mexico
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Friday, July 19, 2013
On May 14, 2013, 2 months ago, Mr. Torres crossed the Rio Grande River into Mexico and was to return the next day. Mr. Torres, along with his father and uncle, were forcibly taken by members of the Mexican cartel. English
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Mexico
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Friday, July 19, 2013
House Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) addresses the Arab Spring and the extraordinary events occurring across the Middle East since 201, specifically focusing on Egypt and the Egyptian people's demands for better freedoms and economic opportunity.English
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Egypt
Afghanistan
Libya
Syria
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Thursday, July 18, 2013
House Rep. Joe Pitts addresses the need for the U.S. to stand with and support the Egyptian people in a time of political unrest and transition.English
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Egypt
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Cuba is the only country in the region to be Tier 3. Colombia and Nicaragua share Tier 1 status with the United States and Canada. English
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Colombia
Cuba
Nicaragua
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
If you want a jobs bill for the defense contractors that will build the wall and deploy various technologies, the Senate bill is for you. If you want a truly secure border, the Senate bill needs a lot of work.English
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Mexico
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Mr. Speaker, today, we remember the Armenian people who lost their lives almost a century ago in the Armenian Genocide. English
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Armenia
Turkey
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Today, we remember the Armenian people who lost their lives almost a century ago in the Armenian Genocide. English
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
A bipartisan resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that it is in our national interest to support and enhance Europe's energy security through opening of the Southern Gas Corridor.English
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Azerbaijan
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Monday, July 8, 2013
Border Patrol is in the process of developing performance goals and measures for assessing the progress of its efforts to secure the border between POEs, but it has not identified milestones and time frames.English
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Mexico
Monday, July 8, 2013
We as Americans must lose our tunnel vision and learn to see Africa as a continent of immense opportunity.English
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Africa Regional
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Sunday, June 30, 2013
Uzbekistan is a key partner in supporting international efforts in Afghanistan. Uzbekistan has supported NATO troops in Afghanistan through provision of electricity, development of rail infrastructures and the NDN. English
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Uzbekistan
Afghanistan
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Friday, June 28, 2013
It is the sense of Congress that the Secretary of State should review United States foreign policy toward Latin America in order to strengthen hemispheric security through the reduction of poverty and inequality.English
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Friday, June 28, 2013
U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the Committee’s Ranking Member, Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Africa, and Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Africa, introduced bipartisan legislation that would establish a U.S. strategy to support affordable, reliable electricity in sub-Saharan Africa in order to improve economic growth, health and education in Africa, while helping job creation in the United States through greater exports. English
Thursday, June 27, 2013
I thank the Government of Kazakhstan for its support of international efforts to stabilize Afghanistan and the constructive role played by Kazakhstan in developing the NDN and its assistance to Afghanistan's security forces.English
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Kazakhstan
Afghanistan
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The Senate of the Legislature of Louisiana supports the Nagorno Karabakh Republic's continuing efforts to develop as a free and independent nation in order to guarantee its citizens those rights inherent in a free and independent society.English
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Armenia
Azerbaijan
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
House Rep. Christopher H. Smith addresses the need for more humanitarian aid for Syrians across the Middle East, and for more help to be delivered specifically for Syrian religious minorities caught in the ongoing crisis.English
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Syria
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