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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Thursday, July 10, 2014
We cannot lead if we are not there and we can’t be there if the Senate won’t confirm our best and brightest. This is a moment to show that we speak with one voice on American leadership and that our democratic institutions can still advise and consent instead of defer and delay.English
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Global
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Monday, June 30, 2014
The U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Commerce published regulations today that streamline U.S. export controls on certain military electronics by shifting less sensitive equipment, parts, and components from Category XI of the Department’s U.S. Munitions List (USML) to the Department of Commerce’s Commerce Control List (CCL).English
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Global
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Monday, June 23, 2014
This year’s Trafficking in Persons Report offers a roadmap for the road ahead as we confront the scourge of trafficking." -- John F. Kerry, Secretary of StateEnglish
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Global
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance, Frank A. Rose spoke about the Obama administrations commitment to ballistic missile defense, specifically the missile defense budget request for FY2015 and cooperation on missile defense with U.S. allies.English
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Global
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses the upcoming nuclear talks with Iran, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq, Egypt's presidential inauguration, counterterrorism and Guantanamo Bay, the search for the missing girls in Nigeria, humanitarian aid in Syria, Middle East peace talks, and the CIA's twitter accountEnglish
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Syria
Iran
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Nigeria
Global
Iraq
Egypt
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The Department of State is pleased to announce its first release of foreign assistance obligation and disbursement data on ForeignAssistance.gov. English
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Global
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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Today, as part of this effort, I am calling on Congress to support a new Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund of up to $5 billion, which will allow us to train, build capacity, and facilitate partner countries on the front lines. English
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Global
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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
In his West Point speech, the President will announce that he would ask Congress to support a new Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF), which will provide the flexibility and resources required to respond to emerging needs as terrorist threats around the world continue to evolve.English
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Global
Afghanistan
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The Department of State provides to Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the criteria.English
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Cameroon
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
South Africa
South Sudan
China
Hong Kong
North Korea
South Korea
France
Georgia
Germany
Russia
Egypt
Iraq
Israel
Saudi Arabia
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
India
Pakistan
Brazil
Colombia
Mexico
Peru
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the State Department's annual terrorism report, Lebanon's presidential elections, and Turkey's democratic process. English
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Global
Cuba
Lebanon
Syria
Turkey
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Monday, April 14, 2014
Spokesperson Psaki addresses chemical weapons in Syria, the arrest of American citizens in Israel, the recent terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Iran's complaint to the United Nations, due process and Justice in Turkey, elections in Guinea-Bissau, election results in Afghanistan, the removal of travel restrictions for political parties in Iraq, and the USAID program in Cuba. English
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Syria
Israel
Nigeria
Iran
Turkey
Guinea-Bissau
Afghanistan
Iraq
Cuba
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Monday, April 14, 2014
Press Secretary Carney addresses the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.English
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Afghanistan
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Such partnerships are not limited to humanitarian operations. Operations such as those in Libya, countering pirates off Somalia, in Afghanistan and in Iraq were performed by coalitions. English
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Libya
Afghanistan
South Sudan
Iraq
Somalia
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Monday, April 7, 2014
Today’s success clearly demonstrates that the Afghan people have chosen their future of progress and opportunity, the ISAF release said.English
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Afghanistan
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Sunday, April 6, 2014
The low level of violence and high voter turnout, Dunford told Hagel, were credits to how far the Afghan security forces have progressed in competence and capability.English
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Afghanistan
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Thursday, April 3, 2014
The Department recognizes the concern of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) regarding Baghlan prison construction.English
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Afghanistan
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The United States encourages the presidential candidates, their supporters, and election officials to abide by the laws and regulations governing the elections. By committing to an inclusive, fair, and transparent process, Afghanistan’s leaders will contribute to an outcome that is broadly accepted by Afghans and that strengthens the unity of the country and its democratic future. English
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Afghanistan
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Through Kazakhstan’s renunciation of its nuclear arsenal – the fourth largest in the world at the time – this new member of the community of nations earned respect from around the world for its commitment to strengthening global security and respect for international norms. English
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Kazakhstan
Afghanistan
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Monday, March 31, 2014
"We have not and do not intend to transfer this equipment to the governments neighboring Afghanistan."English
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Afghanistan
Central Asia Regional
Pakistan
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Excess Defense Articles
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
“The Northern Distribution Network, part of which flows through Russia, consists of five different options for how we move cargo in and out of Afghanistan,” Selva said. Transcom may have to look at alternatives to overflight or transit through Russia, he added. English
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Afghanistan
Russia
Central Asia Regional
South Caucasus Regional
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