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, July 16, 2014
Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State and coordinator of unaccompanied migrant children issues, traveled to Mexico from July 13-16 to meet with the foreign ministers of Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador. He also visited Mexico's southern border with Guatemala and several migrant shelters.English
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Central America Regional
Mexico
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
We are pleased to announce the arrival of Ambassador Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, the first Somali Ambassador to the United States in over twenty years.English
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Somalia
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
MS. JENSEN: Good afternoon and welcome to LiveAtState, the State Department’s interactive web chat platform for engaging international media.English
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Africa Regional
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the ongoing violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel, the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran, the election of an Iraqi parliamentary speaker, the BRICS annual summit, concern over the level of violence in Libya, and the refugee crisis in Syria.English
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Israel
Palestinian Territories
Iran
Iraq
Syria
Libya
Brazil
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The 1-121 IN worked with U.S. Southern Command and U.S. Army South as one of the first National Guard units to execute missions under the Department of Defense’s regionally aligned forces program. English
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Honduras
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Monday, July 14, 2014
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Libya
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Monday, July 14, 2014
President Obama issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) that amends E.O. 13413 of October 27, 2006, to take additional steps in light of the continued threat to the peace, security, and stability of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).English
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Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
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Sunday, July 13, 2014
USS America is scheduled to transit U.S. Southern Command's area of responsibility (AOR) throughout the next couple months. During the transit, the ship will engage in cooperative maritime security operations with partner nations in order to maintain access, enhance interoperability and build enduring partnerships that foster regional security in the AOR.English
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Western Hemisphere Regional
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Sunday, July 13, 2014
Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two (MDSU 2) are in Belize working with divers from the Belize coast guard service as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014.English
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Belize
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
The United States Government strongly condemns the violence that occurred in Amran over the past week that has resulted in the loss of lives, including members of the Yemeni military and innocent civiliansEnglish
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Yemen
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
We cannot lead if we are not there and we can’t be there if the Senate won’t confirm our best and brightest. This is a moment to show that we speak with one voice on American leadership and that our democratic institutions can still advise and consent instead of defer and delay.English
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Global
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the continuing violence in Israel and Palestine, the seizure of nuclear materials from the University of Mosul, and the ongoing investigation of Benghazi.English
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Libya
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Iraq
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Kyrgyzstan
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
On Wednesday, July 9, U.S. and Cuban officials met in Washington to discuss the implementation of the 1994 and 1995 U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords. These talks are held semi-annually. English
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Cuba
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Department of State's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Proposals from organizations interested in submitting proposals for projects that enhance protection measures for trade union leaders and members as well as combat impunity for perpetrators of violence in Guatemala and Honduras.English
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Guatemala
Honduras
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Vice President reviewed joint efforts to address the surge of unaccompanied minors and adults with children migrating to the United States as well as the Administration’s $3.7 billion request to Congress for an emergency supplemental appropriation to handle the situation on the border.English
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Central America Regional
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
President Obama's comments after a meeting with Governor Perry, local officials, and faith leaders to talk about the steps that we have taken and that we need to take to address the humanitarian situation on the border.English
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Central America Regional
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the escalating violence in Israel and Palestine including the possibility of Iran's involvement, Iraq's continuing efforts to form a government, the U.S. governments response to Assistant Secretary Malinowski being asked to leave Bahrain, the bilateral relationship with Venezuela, and the Syrian opposition coalition.English
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Israel
Palestinian Territories
Venezuela
Iran
Iraq
Syria
Bahrain
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Republican Senators address president Obama's request of $3.7 billion to deal with the youth immigration crisis and for security aid to Central American countries.English
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the violence in Israel and Palestine, the P5+1 talks with Iran, the latest on Iraq, asylum claims by Central Americans entering the United States, and the latest on chemical weapons in Syria.English
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Iraq
Israel
Iran
Palestinian Territories
Mexico
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Syria
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