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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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Spokesperson Jay Carney discusses U.S.-Indian diplomatic relations, Iran's nuclear program and the conflict in Syria. English
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India
Iran
Syria
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses reconstruction efforts in the Philippines, diplomatic relations between the United States and India, Libya's Blue Mountain Group, recent violence in South Sudan and other issues. English
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Philippines
South Sudan
India
Syria
Afghanistan
Libya
Russia
Japan
Turkey
Ecuador
Dominican Republic
Haiti
North Korea
South Korea
Egypt
Bolivia
Peru
Colombia
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Spokesperson Jay Carney discusses diplomatic relations between the United States and India and U.S. policy in Afghanistan, English
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India
Afghanistan
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses recent development in Syria, U.S.-India relations, ongoing negotiations between Israel and Palestine, Secretary of State Kerry's conversation with China's Foreign Minister and other issues.English
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India
Syria
North Korea
China
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Japan
Bolivia
Central African Republic
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Spokesperson Marie Harf discussed peace in the Middle East, humanitarian concerns in Syria, Egypt's popular referendum, demonstrations in Ukraine, Tunisia's election of a new Prime Minister and other issues. English
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Syria
Egypt
Ukraine
China
United Arab Emirates
India
Mexico
Afghanistan
North Korea
Russia
Lebanon
Israel
Mali
South Sudan
Tunisia
Japan
Yemen
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Friday, December 13, 2013
I am providing this supplemental consolidated report, prepared by my Administration and consistent with the War Powers Resolution (Public Law 93-148), as part of my efforts to keep the Congress informed about deployments of U.S. Armed Forces equipped for combat. English
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Libya
Yemen
Somalia
Egypt
Cuba
Niger
Uganda
Jordan
South Sudan
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
Central African Republic
Afghanistan
Kosovo
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Friday, December 13, 2013
“The overall goal of the program is to enhance each country’s, as well as regional, capability to deter, detect, defend against and mitigate the circumstances of a WMD incident -- whether it is intentional or accidental,” Rook said. English
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Qatar
United Arab Emirates
Bahrain
Saudi Arabia
Oman
Kuwait
Afghanistan
Central Asia Regional
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Friday, December 13, 2013
United States Department of State spokesperson Marie Harf delivers the daily press briefing for December 12th, 2013.English
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Syria
Ukraine
Israel
Afghanistan
Egypt
Thailand
Bangladesh
Iran
Japan
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Thursday, December 12, 2013
United States Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki delivers the daily press briefing for December 11, 2013. English
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Syria
Ukraine
India
Turkey
Egypt
Somalia
China
Afghanistan
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The United States is pleased to commit $15 million in financing towards the Central Asia-South Asia electricity transmission project (CASA-1000). We believe CASA-1000 can be a potentially transformative project, helping create a regional energy grid that connects Central and South Asia for the first time. English
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Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Afghanistan
Pakistan
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Monday, December 9, 2013
United States Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki delivers the daily press briefing for December 9th, 2013. English
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Israel
Iran
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Turkey
China
Thailand
Ukraine
Central African Republic
North Korea
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Friday, December 6, 2013
U.S. Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses the ongoing situation in Ukraine, political processes in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, tensions between India and Pakistan, and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic.English
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Ukraine
Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
India
Pakistan
Central African Republic
North Korea
Libya
Japan
China
South Korea
Thailand
Jordan
Syria
Iran
Global
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Thursday, December 5, 2013
U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses the death of a U.S. citizen in Benghazi, engagement with political groups in Syria, the attack on the Yemeni Defense Ministry, the Egyptian draft constitution, and UNSC-backed French intervention in the Central African Republic.English
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Libya
Yemen
Syria
Central African Republic
Egypt
Kenya
China
Israel
Palestinian Territories
North Korea
Global
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013
U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses protests in Ukraine and their implication for the EU, security issues in Afghanistan, China, and Lebanon, the ongoing Syrian civil war, and reports about missing nuclear material in Mexico.English
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Ukraine
Syria
Lebanon
China
Afghanistan
Mexico
Moldova
North Korea
Global
Israel
Palestinian Territories
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf comments on a wide range of international issues, including arrested/imprisoned Americans in North Korean and Cuba, ongoing political change in Egypt, Yemen, and Bahrain, Vice President Biden's visit to Asia, and ongoing negotiations relating to both Syria and Iran.English
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Philippines
Cuba
Egypt
Yemen
North Korea
Bahrain
Iran
Syria
China
Japan
Afghanistan
Global
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
But it’s also a region that’s facing great challenges and in the middle of very important transitions. So while many see these transitions as a source of anxiety or uncertainty, I actually see them as a source of opportunity. And that’s what I want to talk about a little bit, are the opportunities that I see ahead of us.English
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Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Afghanistan
Uzbekistan
Azerbaijan
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Monday, December 2, 2013
U.S. Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki delivers the daily press briefing for November 26th, 2013. English
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Iran
Syria
Afghanistan
China
Zimbabwe
Cuba
Central African Republic
Pakistan
Ukraine
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Monday, December 2, 2013
U.S. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki discusses the U.S. relationship with Afghanistan, ongoing demonstrations in Ukraine, efforts to destroy chemical weapons in Syria, possible Iranian involvement in the January Geneva talks relating to Syria, and the so-called Chinese "Air Defense Identification Zone."English
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Afghanistan
Ukraine
Syria
Iran
China
North Korea
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Thailand
Australia
Egypt
Bahrain
Global
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Jen Psaki delivers the daily press briefing for November 27th, 2013. English
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Iran
Syria
China
Afghanistan
Pakistan
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Monday, November 25, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed Iran-U.S. negotiations, U.S.-Afghan relations, Secretary of State John Kerry's remarks about Egypt, Syria's Civil War and other topics. English
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Iran
North Korea
Middle East and North Africa Regional
Afghanistan
Ukraine
Egypt
Syria
South Korea
Japan
China
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