Arms Control

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 07:01
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.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 07:05
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.
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 14:48

A round-up of some of the top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week:

The Caucasus:

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 08:14
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.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 08:37
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.
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 10:58
How can Georgia both improve relations with Russia while remaining on the path to NATO membership? That's been the fundamental question for Georgia's new government, which has promised to pursue both those seemingly contradictory strategic goals.
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 13:08
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 09:00
Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses politics and U.S. military aid in Egypt, providing aid in Syria, hunger strikes in Guantanamo Bay, closure of the Doha Taliban office, and conversations between the President Obama and President Karzai.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 07:52
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.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 10:38
As a general rule that human rights and promotion of democracy are very very important parts of our dialogue with the government of Uzbekistan and of course our support for civil society. Afghanistan will continue to be an important part of what we discussed, but the overall message was that Uzbekistan will continue to be important to the United States after the transition in Afghanistan and we will continue to attach a high priority to developing further these relations after 2014.