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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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
President Obama is requesting $3.7 billion supplemental appropriation to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the US border. Most of the money would be used mainly by the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services; the rest would be utilized by the Department of State and the Department of Justice.English
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Central America Regional
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The U.S. Navy has deployed the joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead to Latin America and the Caribbean to conduct subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces from May - October 2014. Countries visited will be Belize, Colombia, Guatemala and Honduras.English
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Belize
Honduras
Colombia
Guatemala
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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
Central America Regional
Syria
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The United States is proud to be Argentina’s partner in educational and cultural exchanges, science and technology, clean energy development, and space exploration. We share a commitment to strengthening democracy, promoting human rights, and expanding social inclusion.English
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Argentina
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
"There are some in officialdom who argue that not 100 percent of the violence [in Central America] today is due to the drug flow to the U.S., and I agree, but I would say that perhaps 80 percent of it is".English
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Central America Regional
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Monday, July 7, 2014
State department confirms that Tariq Khdeir, an American citizen, is being held by Israeli authorities in Jersualem.English
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Israel
Palestinian Territories
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Monday, July 7, 2014
The United States is deeply concerned by the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s decision to demand the immediate departure of Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, from the country.English
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Bahrain
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Monday, July 7, 2014
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed Assistant Secretary Malinowski's visit to Bahrain, government formation and ISIL in Iraq, the growing tension and violence in Israel and Palestine, Secretary Kerry's meeting with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, the U.S.-Venezuela relationship, and unaccompanied minors coming from Mexico and Central America.English
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Saudi Arabia
Iraq
Israel
Palestinian Territories
Mexico
Central America Regional
Bahrain
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Monday, July 7, 2014
The United States Government provided a US$340,000 grant to OABI to design and manage a website and database to catalogue assets seized by the Honduran Government during criminal operations and investigations.English
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Honduras
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Thursday, July 3, 2014
The visit is scheuled for July 1-3.English
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Mexico
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Thursday, July 3, 2014
An expansion of the State Partnership Program.English
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Colombia
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Thursday, July 3, 2014
The 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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Thursday, July 3, 2014
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Venezuela as you celebrate the 203rd anniversary of your independence.English
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Venezuela
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Thursday, July 3, 2014
"Today, I’m beginning a new effort to fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own, without Congress. As a first step, I’m directing the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney General to move available and appropriate resources from our interior to the border".English
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Central America Regional
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
"In an important symbol of the our commitment and enduring relationship with Mexico, [U.S. officials] alongside Mexican dignitaries hosted a dedication for the new U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey."English
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Mexico
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
U. S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner discussed the Dangers Awareness Campaign, an aggressive Spanish language outreach effort and an urgent call to action to community groups, the media, parents and relatives in the U.S. and Central America to protect the lives of migrant children attempting to cross the southwest border.English
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Central America Regional
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the murder of Muhammed Hussein Abu Khdeir is Palestine, the ongoing crisis in Iraq, foreign fighters in Syria, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the nuclear negotiations with Iran, and the unaccompanied minors traveling through Mexico to the border. English
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Israel
Palestinian Territories
Iraq
Iran
Syria
Mexico
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The United States and Chile come to this memorandum of understanding signing today with a clear intent to continue to grow our own relationship and to try to strengthen the relationships with other countries in Latin America.English
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Chile
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Q&A about U.S. policy in Central America, including on crisis of immigrant unaccompanied minorsEnglish
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Central America Regional
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Spokesperson Marie Harf discussed the government formation and ongoing crisis in Iraq, the Secretary's op-ed on Iran, the rising tensions between Israel and Palestine, and the investigation into Benghazi, Libya.English
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Israel
Iraq
Iran
Libya
Palestinian Territories
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