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, 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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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. 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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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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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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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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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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