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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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses counterterrorism operations in Yemen, Al Nusrah front's activities in Syria, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the political situation in Tunisia, concern about violence in Egypt, and other issues. English
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Yemen
Syria
Pakistan
Egypt
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Tunisia
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the embassy closures in the Middle East, the security situation in Yemen, renewed engagement with Iran after its elections, foreign fighters in Syria, the Ergenekon trial in Turkey, and other issues. English
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Yemen
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Iran
Egypt
Syria
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Turkey
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Monday, August 5, 2013
Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses the Al Qaeda threat in the Middle East, U.S. cooperation with Yemen, Deputy Secretary Burns' Meetings in Egypt, the U.S. position on Israeli settlements, and Zimbabwe's elections. English
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Iraq
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Yemen
Egypt
Turkey
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Syria
Zimbabwe
Iran
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Thursday, August 1, 2013
State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses the U.S.-Russia relationship, upcoming embassy closures, the Zimbabwe elections, bilateral security in Afghanistan, FARC in Colombia, the MEPP, violence in Egypt and Iraq, and counterterrorism in Pakistan.English
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Iraq
Afghanistan
Egypt
Syria
Pakistan
Zimbabwe
Iran
Colombia
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Thursday, August 1, 2013
Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses the Snowden affair, security and surveillance, security in Afghanistan and Yemen, and the unwillingness of Syria to cooperate concerning U.N. chemical investigation.English
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Afghanistan
Yemen
Syria
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Wednesday, July 31, 2013
State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses Secretary Kerry’s travel to Pakistan, people-to-people ties in Cuba, protest in Egypt, support for Syria, Zimbabwe elections, violence in Libya and Nigeria, and sanctions legislation on Iran.English
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Iran
Nigeria
Egypt
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Cuba
Syria
Zimbabwe
Libya
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Tuesday, July 30, 2013
State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses EU meetings with Egyptian officials, the U.S. role in peace talks between Israel and Palestine, concern about upcoming elections in Zimbabwe, violence in Tunisia, and sanctions legislation in Iran.English
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Egypt
Tunisia
Zimbabwe
Iran
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Saudi Arabia
Afghanistan
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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Syria
India
Singapore
Russia
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Friday, July 19, 2013
Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses the Afghan peace negotiations with the Taliban and President Obama's conversation with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. English
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Israel
Palestinian Territories
Afghanistan
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Friday, July 12, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the U.S.-India CEO forum, violence in Egypt, human rights in Israel/Palestine, assistance to the Syrian opposition, Malala’s speech at the UN, U.S. welcoming the pardon of Sam Rainsy in Cambodia.English
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India
Egypt
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Syria
Pakistan
Cambodia
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses U.S. assistance to Egypt, chemical weapon use in Syria, Al-Nusrah in Syria, U.S. support for worker safety in Bangladesh, concerns on violence in Iraq, and human rights in Bahrain.English
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Egypt
Syria
Russia
Bangladesh
Iraq
Bahrain
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses the question of suspending U.S. aid to Egypt, Edward Snowden's possible flight path, the slowness of aid being delivered to Syria, military spending in Afghanistan, and cyber security in China.English
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Egypt
Syria
Afghanistan
Iran
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses aid to the Assad regime in Syria, the new president in Iran, denuclearization in D.P.R.K., the Cuban Democracy Act, protests in Turkey, G8 discussions on Syria, Chen Guangcheng of China, and Secretary Kerry's call with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan.English
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Iran
Cuba
Turkey
Syria
Pakistan
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses chemical weapons and aid in Syria, a Jordanian query on Syrian airspace, the Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process with the Taliban, the Middle East Peace Process, the Iranian election, the Russian adoption ban, violence in Lebanon, and protests in Brazil.English
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Syria
Jordan
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Lebanon
Iran
Russia
Brazil
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses Secretary Kerry’s call with Afghanistan President Karzai and meetings with Middle Eastern officials, coordination with Jordanians on Syria, meetings with South Korea and Japan, Venezuelan leadership in DC, human rights in Honduras, and dialogue with India and Pakistan.English
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Afghanistan
Qatar
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Syria
Venezuela
Honduras
Pakistan
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the opening of a Taliban office in Doha, Secretary Kerry’s calls with Afghan president Karzai, Secretary Kerry’s meetings with Congress on Syria, claims of Hamas contact with the U.S., Kerry’s planned meetings in India and nuclear negotiations with Russia.English
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Afghanistan
Syria
Middle East and North Africa Regional
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell addresses demonstrations in Brazil, supporting the Syrian opposition, Iraqi militants fighting in Syria, the resignation of the prime minister of Palestine, Taliban and Afghan officials meeting in Doha, Syrians fleeing to Lebanon, and the location of Edward Snowden.English
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Brazil
Syria
Colombia
Pakistan
Lebanon
Palestinian Territories
Western Hemisphere Regional
Iraq
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses U.S. concerns on violence in Egypt, military aid to the SMC in Syria, the U.S.-Pakistan relationship, Afghanistan-Taliban reconciliation talks, the revocation of Edward Snowden’s passport, and diplomacy in Colombia.English
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Egypt
Syria
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Colombia
Japan
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
In Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Idrissov's talks with high ranking U.S. officials the two sides highlighted the robust and growing bilateral ties and reaffirmed their commitment to further deepen the strategic partnership. English
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Kazakhstan
Afghanistan
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Exercises, training exchanges and other military-to-military engagements with partners across the Middle East will become increasingly important as the United States draws down its forces in Afghanistan, a senior U.S. Central Command official told American Forces Press Service.English
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Iraq
Syria
Afghanistan
Iran
Qatar
United Arab Emirates
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Middle East and North Africa Regional
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