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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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
NATO defense ministers are meeting this week as the alliance faces what many here call an inflection point: how to preserve hard-earned NATO operational capabilities while winding down operations in Afghanistan over the coming months.English
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Syria
Afghanistan
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Monday, October 21, 2013
U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses diplomatic tensions with France over U.S. surveillance programs, the U.S.-Egyptian relationship in light of the recent aid suspension, security and economic assistance to Pakistan, and plans for Geneva II negotiations concerning the Syrian civil war.English
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France
Egypt
Pakistan
Syria
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Daily Press Briefing by the U.S. Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki.English
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Iran
North Korea
Egypt
Syria
Afghanistan
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Romania's Minister of Defense Mircea Dusa today at the Pentagon, a meeting that produced a number of significant agreements, which Pentagon Spokesman George Little said will enhance the strong and productive partnership the U.S. enjoys with Romania.English
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Romania
Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
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Friday, October 11, 2013
“So, we're mostly for October scheduling materiel like repair parts, etc., in containers to go out the NDN,” he noted.English
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Iraq
Kuwait
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Central Asia Regional
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Monday, October 7, 2013
Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses the raids in Libya and Somalia, negotiations over Iran's nuclear program, the legitimacy of president Assad, the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the elections in Azerbaijan, and Turkey's missile defense sys. English
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Syria
Iran
Somalia
Libya
Egypt
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Afghanistan
Azerbaijan
Turkey
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013
U.S. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki discusses issues with Sudan, upcoming diplomatic contact with Iran and Israel, missile defense contract questions in Turkey, Syria, and the impending possible U.S. government shutdown.English
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Sudan
South Sudan
Iran
Israel
Turkey
Pakistan
India
Syria
Palestinian Territories
Armenia
Azerbaijan
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Friday, September 27, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu denounce recent terrorist attacks and explain the commitment of the Global Counterterrorism Forum to fighting violent extremism. English
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Pakistan
Kenya
Turkey
Iraq
Mali
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Friday, September 20, 2013
Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses Yemeni condemnation of recent attack, Syria's plan to submit its chemical weapons, Venezuela's air space over Puerto Rico, Sudanese President Bashir's visa request, Iranian sanctions and President Rouhani's Op-ed article, Armenia's Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and other issues. English
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Yemen
Syria
Venezuela
Sudan
Iran
Armenia
Pakistan
Iraq
Bahrain
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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses the United Nation's Syria Report, Iran's release of prisoners, P5+1 proposal and nuclear program. President Obama's letter to Iranian President Rouhani, Sudanese President Bashir's visa request, Egyptian assistance, Mexico's severe weather condition and other issues. English
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Syria
Iran
Sudan
Egypt
Mexico
Bahrain
Libya
Afghanistan
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's visa application, a killed Afghan Election Commissioner, Syria's chemical weapons issues, Bahrain's case of Khalil al Marzooq,and Iran's release of prisoners. English
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Sudan
Afghanistan
Syria
Bahrain
Iran
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Monday, September 16, 2013
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses an attack on the U.S. consulate in Herat, Afghanistan, engagement with Russia on removing chemical weapons from Syria, nuclear activity in North Korea, and political considerations in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.English
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India
Syria
Russia
Bangladesh
North Korea
Afghanistan
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
As you know well, the region is focused on the upcoming transition in Afghanistan and the implications for future security, stability, and prosperity.English
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Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan
Central Asia Regional
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Monday, September 9, 2013
State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses a possible diplomatic resolution to the Syrian chemical weapons crisis, elections in Cambodia and Bangladesh, Dennis Rodman's intelligence gathering in North Korea, the U.S. relationship with Brazil and Candada, the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, and aid to Mali.English
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Syria
Russia
Bangladesh
Cambodia
North Korea
Brazil
Canada
Mali
Israel
Palestinian Territories
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Thursday, September 5, 2013
Pentagon Press Secretary George Little discusses possible U.S. military intervention in Syria, U.S. arms in Pakistan, and the presence of chemical weapons in North Korea.English
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Syria
North Korea
Pakistan
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Psaki addresses investigations into chemical weapons in Syria, the U.S.-Egyptian relationship in light of current events, recent violence in Kashmir, travel of U.S. representatives in East Asia, and a U.S.-China discussion on security assistance to Taiwan.English
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Syria
India
Pakistan
Egypt
South Korea
Japan
China
Taiwan
Palestinian Territories
Israel
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Harf addresses the reassignment of officials due to Benghazi investigation by the ARB, the Egyptian-U.S. security assistance relationship in light of ongoing events, the possible death of a Boko Haram leader in Nigeria, and resuming security assistance to Mali.English
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Egypt
Libya
Pakistan
Bangladesh
Yemen
Australia
Nigeria
Mali
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Monday, August 19, 2013
Psaki addresses recent events in Egypt, a United Kingdom Law Authority Operation, dialogue between Pakistan and India, Geneva II planning, elections in Zimbabwe, and an attack in Lebanon.English
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Egypt
United Kingdom
India
Pakistan
Syria
Zimbabwe
Lebanon
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Economic Support Fund
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Friday, August 9, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu address the context surrounding the 2+2 meeting on Syria, Afghanistan, and other security issues of international interest.English
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Afghanistan
Syria
Israel
Palestinian Territories
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Thursday, August 8, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the joint U.S.-EU statement on Egypt and U.S. diplomacy in Egypt, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, U.S. aid to Syria, tensions on the Israel-Lebanon border, and other issues. English
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Saudi Arabia
Egypt
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Afghanistan
Syria
Lebanon
Jordan
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