Resources - Policy Statements

U.S. Government

Below are key statements and reports by U.S. government agencies related to the United States' security relationship with the world.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
President waives application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act fully or partially with respect to military aid and/or peacekeeping assistance with regards to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, Nigeria, and South Sudan. English
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Somalia
South Sudan
Nigeria
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
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Monday, September 28, 2015
In the year since the formation of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL we have made progress on our campaign to degrade and defeat this unprecedented terrorist scourge.English
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Iraq
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Friday, September 25, 2015
Robert Burgess, Director of the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, gives his remarks on the CAREC. English
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Central Asia Regional
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Friday, September 25, 2015
The President today delegated authority to the Secretary of State to direct the drawdown of up to $45 million in defense articles and services, as well as military education and training, to support Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria's efforts to defeat Boko Haram. English
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West Africa Regional
Nigeria
Niger
Chad
Cameroon
Benin
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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Thank you so much for the warm introduction. It is a pleasure to be here today, especially at Columbia with folks like Professor Sarah Cleveland, Professor Elazar Barkan, and Greta Moseson here today.English
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Global
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Pursuant to section 706(1) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-228) (FRAA), I hereby identify the following countries as major drug transit and/or major illicit drug producing countries: Afghanistan, The Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Laos, Mexico, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. English
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Global
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DEA Operations
Section 1004 Counter-Drug Assistance
Section 1033 Counter-Drug Assistance
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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Monday, August 31, 2015
This week marked another reform milestone for Ukraine—the newly trained Patrol Police in Odesa were publicly sworn-in in front of Ukraine’s President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, and Minister of Internal Affairs Avakov.English
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Ukraine
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Monday, August 31, 2015
The United States is deeply disappointed and concerned by the verdict handed down by an Egyptian court to the three Al-Jazeera journalists - Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste.
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Egypt
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Monday, August 24, 2015
Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz, the second in command of the terrorist group ISIL, was killed in a U.S. military air strike on August 18 while traveling in a vehicle near Mosul, Iraq, along with an ISIL media operative known as Abu Abdullah.
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Iraq
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Senior leaders from the Afghan National Army and from Resolute Support recently visited Train Advise Assist Command-East and 201st Corps here.English
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Afghanistan
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Coalition, Not ISIL, Dictates Pace of Operation

Thursday, August 13, 2015
The current situation in Iraq and Syria clearly indicates that the coalition, and not ISIL, now dictates the pace of operations, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said.English
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Syria
Iraq
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Six U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft and about 300 personnel arrived yesterday at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to support Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said.English
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Iraq
Syria
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in late July that bolstering Iraq’s security forces and building moderate, vetted Syrian opposition forces is essential to enabling the two countries to defeat ISIL and work to establish peace within their own countries.English
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Iraq
Syria
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
The United States is deeply troubled by today’s decision of an Azerbaijani court to sentence human rights and peace advocates Leyla and Arif Yunus.English
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Azerbaijan
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
We call on leaders to seek dialogue and consensus in resolving this crisis in a manner that both serves the best interests of the Bissau-Guinean people and that establishes a clear outline of roles in order to avoid prolonged political crisis now and in the future.English
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Guinea-Bissau
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
I want ask with a very simple question: Do the Iranians really want a nuclear weapon? What do you believe?English
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Iran
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
The United States seeks a strengthened global nuclear security architecture that is comprehensive, is based on international standards, builds confidence in nations’ nuclear security implementation, and results in declining global stocks of nuclear weapons-usable materials.English
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Global
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Thursday, August 6, 2015
Building partner capacity teams at the Kurdish Training Coordination Center, part of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve’s multinational coalition, are overseeing the sixth iteration of a training course for Peshmerga soldiers.English
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Iraq
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Thursday, August 6, 2015
The U.S. Army, in partnership with the Zambian Defense Force, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and other partner nations will conduct Southern Accord 2015, a command post and field training exercise, in Zambia, Aug. 3-14.English
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Africa Regional
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