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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Monday, November 25, 2013
The OSCE remains this unique platform that cuts across all aspects of what within the OSCE is called comprehensive security, but meaning what we traditionally call hard security or political-military security, economic and environmental security, and human security, including human rights.English
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Ukraine
Afghanistan
Russia
Azerbaijan
Armenia
Cyprus
Turkey
Syria
Moldova
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Friday, November 22, 2013
A two-week training course aimed at improving the research skills of analysts from law enforcement agencies in Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and Tajikistan concluded at the OSCE Border Management Staff College in Dushanbe today.English
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Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Pakistan
Thursday, November 21, 2013
On November 20, 2013, Ambassador George Krol and Commander of U.S. Transportation Command General William Fraser III joined Uzbek government officials to formally inaugurate a rail scanner at the Friendship Bridge which links Uzbekistan to Afghanistan.English
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Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan
Afghanistan
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the Azerbaijan-Armenia peace process, Secretary Kerry's meeting with King of Morocco, reports of Joseph Kony's surrender, the progress with Iran nuclear talks, the BSA with Afghanistan, and other issues. English
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Azerbaijan
Armenia
Syria
Egypt
Iran
Afghanistan
Central Africa Regional
Morocco
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Spokesperson Josh Earnest addresses the need to sign a BSA with Afghanistan and the importance of reaching a deal over Iran's nuclear program despite inflammatory comments by Iran's Supreme Leader. English
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Iran
Afghanistan
Israel
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed recent attacks in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, ongoing negotiations with Iran, U.S.-Afghan relations, political developments in Venezuela, U.S.-Moroccan diplomatic relations and other topics.English
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Egypt
Iran
Afghanistan
Venezuela
North Korea
China
Ireland
Morocco
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed Iran's nuclear program, Bombings in Lebanon, the future presence of the U.S. in Afghanistan, Human Rights in Bahrain, the Syrian government's recent offensive, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and other issues. English
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Philippines
Iran
Israel
Saudi Arabia
Lebanon
Afghanistan
Australia
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Turkey
Palestinian Territories
Syria
Bahrain
North Korea
Cyprus
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Press Secretary Jay Carney discussed ongoing negotiations with Iran, U.S. negotiations with Afghanistan, and the embassy bombing in Lebanon. English
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Lebanon
Iran
Israel
Afghanistan
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Monday, November 18, 2013
U.S. Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki on reports out of restive Maldives. English
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Maldives
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Friday, November 15, 2013
U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki on situation in Maldives.English
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Maldives
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
"Secretary Hagel emphasized U.S. and Kazakhstan's shared interest in maintaining stability in Afghanistan, and the entire Central Asian region, after 2014 through our existing political, economic, and security commitments.English
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Kazakhstan
Afghanistan
Central Asia Regional
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
U.S. Army Central Command is looking past Afghanistan to conduct exercises and sustain partnerships in 19 other countries under the Regionally Aligned Forces concept.English
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Uzbekistan
Kyrgyzstan
Kazakhstan
Egypt
Oman
Jordan
United Arab Emirates
Kuwait
Afghanistan
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
A conference to mark the conclusion of an OSCE-supported project ‘Strengthening the Customs Administration of Afghanistan’ funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance was held at the Border Management Staff College today.English
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Daily press briefing by U.S. Department of State spokesperson Marie Harf for November 4th, 2013. English
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
Pakistan
Syria
Japan
China
Iran
Mali
Egypt
Germany
Russia
Afghanistan
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
U.S. Department of State spokesperson Marie Harf delivers the daily press briefing for November 5th, 2013. English
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Syria
Sri Lanka
Libya
Turkey
China
India
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Friday, November 1, 2013
About 40,000 containers and 30,000 vehicles have been shipped back from Afghanistan over the past year, but a strategic transportation planner said the system "has not yet been taxed" to its fullest potential.Arabic
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Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
Kazakhstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
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Friday, November 1, 2013
Sessions on legal codification and customs intelligence techniques will be conducted by OSCE-trained instructors from Kyrgyzstan’s State Customs Service.English
Friday, November 1, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the Secretary's upcoming trip to the Middle East, political arrests in Egypt, the Syrian peace process, Rwanda's support for the M23 rebellion, press freedom in Latin America, and other issues. English
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Egypt
Syria
Rwanda
Mozambique
Pakistan
Israel
Palestinian Territories
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the latest developments in Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki's visit to the U.S., U.S.-Afghan relations, Egypt's military operations in the Sinai and other issues.English
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Syria
Iraq
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Iran
Egypt
Australia
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed U.S.-Egyptian relations, Georgia's presidential election, Iran's stockpile of enriched uranium, Syria's political situation, U.S. priorities in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving and other topics.English
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Poland
Egypt
Georgia
Iran
Syria
Middle East and North Africa Regional
Libya
China
North Korea
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
Rwanda
Pakistan
Saudi Arabia
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