U.S. Government

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 14:19
There are two main authorities for terrorism designations of groups and individuals. Groups can be designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations under the Immigration and Nationality Act. Under Executive Order 13224, a wider range of entities, including terrorist groups, individuals acting as part of a terrorist organization, and other entities such as financiers and front companies, can be designated as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs).
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 12:59
“The overall goal of the program is to enhance each country’s, as well as regional, capability to deter, detect, defend against and mitigate the circumstances of a WMD incident -- whether it is intentional or accidental,” Rook said.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 12:47
The DOD news release noted the following areas would no longer be designated as imminent danger areas for IDP purposes.
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:49
Spokesperson Jay Carney discusses U.S.-Indian diplomatic relations, Iran's nuclear program and the conflict in Syria.
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:40
Spokesperson Jay Carney discusses diplomatic relations between the United States and India and U.S. policy in Afghanistan,
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:34
Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses evacuations in South Sudan, Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea, Iran's nuclear program, domestic politics in Egypt and other issues.
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:29
Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses reconstruction efforts in the Philippines, diplomatic relations between the United States and India, Libya's Blue Mountain Group, recent violence in South Sudan and other issues.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 12:14
I am providing this supplemental consolidated report, prepared by my Administration and consistent with the War Powers Resolution (Public Law 93-148), as part of my efforts to keep the Congress informed about deployments of U.S. Armed Forces equipped for combat.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 06:24
Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses recent development in Syria, U.S.-India relations, ongoing negotiations between Israel and Palestine, Secretary of State Kerry's conversation with China's Foreign Minister and other issues.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 07:05
Spokesperson Marie Harf discussed peace in the Middle East, humanitarian concerns in Syria, Egypt's popular referendum, demonstrations in Ukraine, Tunisia's election of a new Prime Minister and other issues.