U.S. Government

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:48
Secretary of State John Kerry: The depth of our discussions today reflect the critical nature of this moment, with Afghanistan’s government of national unity now fully responsible for the security of its people and moving ahead on a reform agenda of its own design. At the center of our bilateral relationship is a shared commitment to security and peace and a desire to promote prosperity and social progress throughout Afghanistan.
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:43
President Ghani’s first visit to Washington since the peaceful transfer of power in Afghanistan in a democratic process for the first time in history, and also the first time in history a unity government.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:46
John Kerry, Secretary of State, gave opening remarks before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations on FY 2016 State Department Budget Request.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 09:38
Countering the violent extremism that is driving today’s terrorist threats and stemming its spread is a generational challenge. Lasting victories over terrorism and the violent extremist ideologies that underpin it are not found on the battlefield, but rather in mindsets, and within communities, schools, and families.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 08:21
It is times like these that arms control proves its worth. Arms control measures provide stability and predictability even when other things fall into disarray.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 08:14
A lot has happened in the last years that has emboldened some of the extremists. It’s something that Pakistan is deeply concerned about. U.S. looks forward to continuing the cooperative effort on the economy as well as the cooperative effort in counterterrorism and democracy building.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 07:58
The rise of violent extremism represents the pre-eminent challenge of the young 21st century. Military force is a rational and often necessary response to the wanton slaughters of children, mass kidnappings of schoolgirls, and beheading of innocents.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 07:16
Office of the Spokesperson of the Department of State held a teleconference on the Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 06:27
Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom discussed the 2016 budget request for USAID and the State Department and took a few of your questions.
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 13:16
The President's 2016 Budget is designed to bring middle class economics into the 21st century. This Budget shows what we can do if we invest in America's future and commit to an economy that rewards hard work, generates rising incomes, and allows everyone to share in the prosperity of a growing America. It lays out a strategy to strengthen our middle class and help America's hard-working families get ahead in a time of relentless economic and technological change. And it makes the critical investments needed to accelerate and sustain economic growth in the long run, including in research, education, training, and infrastructure.

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