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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Friday, February 27, 2015
The U.S.-Liberia relationship dates back nearly 200 years and is stronger than ever as we continue working together to get to zero Ebola cases. Liberia, under the leadership of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has emerged from over a decade of war to be a key champion of democracy, peace, and development. English
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Liberia
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, speaks at Middle East Research Institute at Erbil, Iraq.English
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Iraq
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
John Kerry, Secretary of State, gave opening remarks before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations on FY 2016 State Department Budget Request.English
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Global
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Monday, February 23, 2015
On February 27, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson will host a delegation from the Cuban government led by Josefina Vidal, general director of the U.S. Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to discuss re-establishing diplomatic relations.English
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Cuba
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Friday, February 20, 2015
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.English
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Pakistan
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Friday, February 20, 2015
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. English
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Global
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Today marks three years since the Syrian regime detained journalist, lawyer and human rights defender Mazen Darwish. Darwish championed freedom of expression and sought to advance the cause of peace and to end the suffering of the Syrian people. English
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Syria
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Discussion of the United States’ nuclear arms control and deterrence policies, particularly as they relate to regional security in the Asia-Pacific.English
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East Asia and Pacific Regional
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry remarks with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh.English
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Jordan
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry remarks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.English
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Egypt
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry remarks with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby before their meeting.English
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
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Friday, February 20, 2015
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.English
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Global
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Increasing its commitment to help those affected by the crisis in Syria, the United States is providing an additional $125 million in humanitarian assistance to the UN World Food Program (WFP), which feeds nearly six million Syrians and refugees from Syria every month. English
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Syria
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Thursday, February 19, 2015
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. English
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Global
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Friday, February 13, 2015
President Obama's draft resolution to authorize the use of military force against ISIL is important, and it's important for our country that we work with Congress to achieve its passage. English
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Iraq
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Friday, February 13, 2015
The United States welcomes the February 9 parliamentary confirmation of Somalia’s Council of Ministers.English
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Somalia
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski met with members of Syria's civil society and opposition located in Turkey, February 4-7, to express the U.S. Government’s ongoing support for their work.English
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Turkey
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
All Americans mourn the loss of Kayla Mueller, a compassionate young American who represented everything good about the human spirit.English
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Syria
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
President Obama's draft resolution to authorize the use of military force against ISIL is important, and it's important for our country that we work with Congress to achieve its passage. English
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Iraq
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The warring parties share the full responsibility for the violence that has engulfed much of the country and for the suffering of their fellow South Sudanese. We call on all parties to the conflict to end the fighting. English
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South Sudan
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