House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 09:45
U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry to express his concern for the safety of those speaking out against the Kagame regime in Rwanda. Specifically, the Chairman urged Secretary Kerry to reevaluate U.S. engagement with Rwanda, including future assistance.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:27
The U.S Policy towards Sudan's five crises.
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 11:46
In broad terms, Central Asian energy is the playing field for two major forces. China, in its global quest for the raw materials uses its financial clout to access Central Asia's natural gas. Russia wants power of a different type.
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 11:06
The United States should maintain strategic reserves of those defense-critical elements that face likely shortages (REEs and PGMs) while seeking alternative sources.
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 08:52
The discovery of offshore oil and gas deposits in the Eastern Mediterranean is one of the more promising energy developments of the last 5 years. These deposits could contribute to development and security for the Eastern Mediterranean and Europe.
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 08:14
Central Asia is estimated to hold more than 11% of world proven gas reserves, mostly concentrated in Turkmenistan. The region currently produces less than 5% of global gas supply, so there is tremendous potential for growth.
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 08:12
Increasing global demand for supplies of energy and strategic minerals is sparking intense economic competition that could lead to open conflict. Who owns the resources, who can develop them, and who controls transport routes must be addressed.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 12:00
Both China and Russia have a long history within Central Asia. This history can both be viewed through at times, an adversarial relationship, more recently, through the framework of an opportune partnership.
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 07:03
Russo-Chinese relations possess immense importance for world politics and Asian international relations in particular, with the most critical zones of this relationship being Northeast and Central Asia.
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 06:49
In the case of the Russian Far East, the Chinese economy’s vitality and Moscow’s actual neglect of the Far East, could lead in the long run to the attachment of the Russian Far East to China, even, possibly without direct Chinese involvement.