Arms Control

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 11:27
I thank the Government of Kazakhstan for its support of international efforts to stabilize Afghanistan and the constructive role played by Kazakhstan in developing the NDN and its assistance to Afghanistan's security forces.
Friday, July 12, 2013 - 14:39

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

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:36
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the Syrian conflict, Secretary Kerry's discussions with Turkey and Venezuela, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, elections in Pakistan, Boko Haram in Nigeria, and tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:23
In his State of the Union address, the President announced that the United States will withdraw 34,000 American troops from Afghanistan by this time next year, decreasing the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by half – the next step to responsibly bringing this war to a close.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 13:50
Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Zamir Akram, co-Chaired the 5th round of the US-Pakistan Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation (SSS&NP) Working Group in Washington on May 30, 2013.
Friday, June 28, 2013 - 15:11

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

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 14:41

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

Caucasus:

Friday, June 14, 2013 - 14:27

With U.S. and NATO troops scheduled to start pulling out of Afghanistan next year, the U.S. military is gearing up for one of its biggest logistical challenges in its history: how to get all of its gear out of the country. Not just the tanks and guns but office equipment, air conditioners and all the other accoutrements of the best-funded military in the world. The gear that needs to be shipped out is estimated to be worth $30 billion, and the cost of getting it out about $6 billion — and that’s just for the U.S.

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