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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Friday, October 9, 2015
Arms control frameworks are one available instrument in our foreign policy toolkit to advance global stability and the security of the United States, our allies, and our partners. English
Friday, October 2, 2015
Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, speaks about the Afghan National Drug Action Plan. English
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Afghanistan
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Friday, October 2, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry makes remarks at United Nations' meeting regarding International Peace and Security and Countering Terrorism. English
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Global
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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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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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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
That demonstrated for me the need to highlight the fragile but significant developments in the region that have been fostered and sustained due primarily to assiduous diplomatic efforts.English
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Pakistan
Afghanistan
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
We’re proud that this marks the 15th year of producing a Trafficking in Persons Report, and it’s also the 15th anniversary of the landmark Trafficking Victims Protection Act, or TVPA.English
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Global
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
We issued a report on our human rights observations around the world, the purpose of this document is not to scold and it’s not to name and shame. It is to enlighten and to energize, and most importantly, to empower people.English
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Global
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff today said the new National Military Strategy takes into account increasing disorder in the world and the erosion of America’s comparative advantage.English
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Global
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Friday, June 26, 2015
Secretary Kerry submitted the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the U.S. Congress. English
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Global
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Friday, June 26, 2015
A C-130 Hercules touched down at Hamid Karzai International Airport here Saturday, bringing expanded flight capabilities to the Afghan air force.English
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Afghanistan
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Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) is a U.S. Government-funded security assistance program working to strengthen international capacity and capabilities to execute United Nations (UN) and regional peace operations.English
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Global
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
The train, advise and assist mission under NATO's Resolute Support focuses on eight key areas called "essential functions" that are crucial to the continued development of Afghan security forces.English
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Afghanistan
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Friday, May 15, 2015
The Ambassador discussed three essential issues at a Security Council Open Debate on Small Arms/Light Weapons: the scope of the small arms and light weapons problem and the violence that results; the importance of stockpile security and management; and what we need to do to disrupt supply routes.English
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Global
Friday, May 1, 2015
The U.S. Department of State launched its fourth annual “Free the Press” campaign today as part of the Department’s efforts to honor the fundamental importance of a free and independent media in the days leading up to World Press Freedom Day on May 3.English
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Global
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Thursday, April 9, 2015
Assistant Secretaryès remarks on three areas: 1) progress made implementing the European Phased Adaptive Approach (or EPAA) and NATO missile defense; 2) cooperation on missile defense with allies and partners outside of Europe, and 3) a few points on Russia and missile defense.English
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Global
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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Remarks on the United States’ commitment to ballistic missile defense (BMD) and the Fiscal Year 2016 missile defense budget request; the significant progress that has been made in implementing the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) over the past year; and cooperation on missile defense with allies, such as Romania, and partners outside of Europe.English
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Global
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Friday, March 27, 2015
President Ghani’s first visit to Washington since the peaceful transfer of power in Afghanistan in a democratic process for the first time in history, and also the first time in history a unity government. English
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Afghanistan
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