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2014



-04/10/14 Transatlantic Security Challenges: Central and Eastern Europe; Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
-04/09/14 Ukraine: Confronting Internal Challenges and External Threats; Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
-04/08/14 National Security and Foreign Policy Priorities in the FY 2015 International Affairs Budget
-04/03/14 Evaluating U.S. Policy on Taiwan on the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act; Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs



-03/26/14 Syria After Geneva: Next Steps for U.S. Policy; Assistant Secretary Anne W. Patterson, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
-03/14/14 The Promise of the Taiwan Relations Act; Deputy Assistant Secretary Kin Moy, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-03/13/14 FY2015 Department of State Budget
-03/13/14 FY2015 Department of State Budget
-03/12/14 FY2015 Department of State Budget
-03/06/14 Syria Spillover: The Growing Threat of Terrorism and Sectarianism in the Middle East and Ukraine Update
-03/06/14 U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine; Deputy Assistant Secretary Eric Rubin, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
-03/05/14 Testimony Before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission); Deputy Assistant Secretary Hoyt Yee, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
-03/04/14 Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliances; Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs



-02/26/14 International Wildlife Trafficking Threats to Conservation and National Security; Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
-02/26/14 Prospects for Peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Great Lakes Region; Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Russell D. Feingold
-02/26/14 U.S. Policy Toward Sudan and South Sudan; Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth
-02/25/14 Lebanon at the Crossroads; Acting Assistant Secretary Lawrence Silverman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
-02/05/14 Al-Qaeda's Resurgence in Iraq: A Threat to U.S. Interests; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iran and Iraq Brett McGurk, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
-02/05/14 Maritime Disputes in East Asia; Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-02/05/14 U.S. Counternarcotics Operations in Afghanistan; Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
-02/04/14 Iran Policy and Negotiations Update; Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman



-01/27/14 Testimony Before the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations; Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

[As-prepared statement]


-01/15/14 Future U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan; Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
-01/15/14 Implications of the Crisis in Ukraine; Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
-01/15/14 South Sudan's Broken Promise?; Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs
-01/15/14 The Situation in Ukraine; Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-01/09/14 The Situation in South Sudan; Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs
-01/07/14 The Syrian Refugee Crisis; Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2013



-12/18/13 Economic Aspects of the Asia Rebalance; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-12/17/13 Responding to the Humanitarian, Security, and Governance Crisis in the Central African Republic; Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs
-12/12/13 Assessing the P5+1 Joint Plan of Action With Iran; Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman
-12/11/13 U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement; Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins
-12/10/13 The P5+1's First Step Agreement With Iran on its Nuclear Program
-12/10/13 The Transition in Afghanistan; Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins
-12/04/13 Oversight of U.S. Policy Toward Burma; Senior Advisor on Burma Judith Beth Cefkin



-11/21/13 Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
-11/21/13 Political, Economic, and Security Situation in Africa
-11/20/13 The Global Gender-Based Violence Threat; Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell
-11/19/13 Crisis in the Central African Republic; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert P. Jackson, Bureau of African Affairs
-11/19/13 U.S. Government's Response to Super Typhoon Haiyan; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-11/14/13 A Pivotal Moment for the Eastern Partnership: Outlook for Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan; Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
-11/13/13 Countering the Threat Posed by Boko Haram; Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs
-11/13/13 U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Iraq
-11/12/13 Remarks at Reception by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy; U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, Japan



-10/31/13 Efforts of the United Nations and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to Accomplish the Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons; Assistant Secretary Thomas M. Countryman, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation
-10/31/13 U.S. Policy Toward Syria; U.S. Ambassador Robert S. Ford, Syria
-10/29/13 Next Steps on Egypt Policy; Acting Assistant Secretary A. Elizabeth Jones, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
-10/08/13 Security and Governance in Somalia: Consolidating Gains, Confronting Challenges, and Charting the Path Forward; Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs
-10/03/13 Reversing Iran's Nuclear Program; Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman



-09/19/13 Examining the Syrian Refugee Crisis; Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
-09/19/13 Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to Japan
-09/18/13 Hearing on Benghazi: Where is the State Department Accountability?; Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy
-09/12/13 Troubling Path Ahead for U.S.-Zimbabwe Relations
-09/10/13 Proposed Authorization to Use Military Force in Syria
-09/04/13 Syria: Weighing the Obama Administration's Response
-09/03/13 Opening Remarks Before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations



-07/11/13 Assessing the Transition in Afghanistan; Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins
-07/11/13 The State Department 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report; Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons



-06/27/13 Next Steps in the U.S. - Republic of Korea Alliance; Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary James P. Zumwalt, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-06/25/13 Religious Minorities in Syria: Caught in the Middle; Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-06/20/13 Ethiopia After Meles Zenawi; Acting Assistant Secretary Donald Y. Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-06/18/13 Examining Prospects for Democratic Reform and Economic Recovery in Zimbabwe; Acting Assistant Secretary Donald Y. Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-06/06/13 Labor Issues in Bangladesh; Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
-06/05/13 U.S. Relations with Vietnam; Acting Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-06/05/13 U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Relations; Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Baer, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-06/04/13 Iran Sanctions: Ensuring Robust Enforcement, and Assessing Next Steps; Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman


May

-05/21/13 The Growing Crisis in Africa's Sahel Region; Acting Assistant Secretary Donald Y. Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-05/21/13 Video Remarks: The Growing Crisis in Africa's Sahel Region; Acting Assistant Secretary Donald Y. Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-05/16/13 The FY 2014 Budget Request for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Acting Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-05/15/13 U.S. Policy Toward Iran; Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman



-04/25/13 Rebalance to Asia II: Security and Defense: Cooperation and Challenges; Acting Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-04/24/13 Export Control Reform: The Agenda Ahead; Acting Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
-04/18/13 FY 2014 Budget Request for Foreign Operations
-04/18/13 FY 2014 International Affairs Budget
-04/17/13 FY 2014 Foreign Affairs Budget
-04/11/13 Energy Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean; Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Carlos Pascual
-04/11/13 U.S. Policy Toward Syria; Acting Assistant Secretary Elizabeth Jones, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
-04/10/13 Update on Efforts to Combat Piracy; Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs



-03/21/13 Democracy and Human Rights In the Context of the Asia Rebalance; Acting Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-03/21/13 Democracy and Human Rights in the Context of the Asia Rebalance; Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Baer, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-03/20/13 Crisis in Syria: The U.S. Response; Ambassador Robert S. Ford, Syria
-03/20/13 Crisis in Syria: the U.S. Response; Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
-03/19/13 The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis; Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
-03/07/13 U.S. Policy Toward North Korea; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies



-02/28/13 Human Rights in Burma; Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-02/28/13 Human Rights in Burma; Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma W. Patrick Murphy
-02/27/13 Islamist Militant Threats in Eurasia; Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
-02/26/13 The Asia Rebalance: Why South Asia Matters; Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
-02/26/13 The Rebalance to Asia: Why South Asia Matters (Part 1); Acting Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-02/14/13 The Crisis in Mali: U.S. Interests and the International Response; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs



-01/24/13 Remarks Introducing Nominee for Secretary of State, Senator John Kerry at His Senate Foreign Relations Committee Confirmation Hearing
-01/24/13 Statement of Senator John F. Kerry, Nominee for Secretary of State
-01/23/13 Testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee
-01/23/13 Testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

2012



-12/20/12 Benghazi Attack, Part II: The Report of the Accountability Review Board; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns
-12/20/12 Benghazi: The Attack and the Lessons Learned; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns
-12/19/12 Update on the Evolving Security Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Implications for U.S. National Security; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs
-12/11/12 The Devastating Crisis in Eastern Congo; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs
-12/05/12 Addressing Developments in Mali: Restoring Democracy and Reclaiming the North; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs



-11/28/12 International Human Trafficking and Forced Labor; Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons



-10/10/12 Hearing on Benghazi Security Issues; Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy



-09/20/12 Maritime Territorial Disputes and Sovereignty Issues in Asia; Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-09/13/12 Assessing U.S. Policy on Peacekeeping Operations in Africa; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs
-09/10/12 The Continued Free Association with the Republic of Palau Act of 2012; Deputy Assistant Secretary Edgard Kagan, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs



-08/01/12 Implementation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report; Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor



-07/24/12 U.S. Engagement in Central Asia; Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
-07/19/12 Human Rights Situation in Bangladesh; Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
-07/18/12 Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of the Marshall Islands



-06/28/12 Economic Statecraft: Embracing Africa's Market Potential; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs
-06/27/12 Ambassador-Designate to Burma; Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma Derek Mitchell
-06/21/12 New START Implementation; Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller
-06/21/12 Russia's WTO Accession: Administration's Views on the Implications for the U.S.; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns
-06/20/12 Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization and Granting Russia Permanent Normal Trade Relations; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns
-06/07/12 The Path to Freedom: Countering Repression and Strengthening Civil Society in Cuba; Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
-06/06/12 U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance; Deputy Assistant Secretary James P. Zumwalt, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs


May

-05/23/12 The Law of the Sea Convention (Treaty Doc. 103-39): The U.S. National Security and Strategic Imperatives for Ratification
-05/16/12 Assessing U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities and Needs Amidst Economic Challenges in South Asia; Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman
-05/16/12 Countering Narcotics Threats in West Africa; Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
-05/16/12 President Obama's Nominee to be Ambassador to Mongolia
-05/16/12 President Obama's Nominee to be the Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia
-05/16/12 Status of the Processing of the Camp Ashraf Residents
-05/10/12 NATO: Chicago and Beyond; Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
-05/08/12 Building Partnerships in the Asia-Pacific Region; Senior Official for APEC Hans G. Klemm



-04/26/12 The Chicago Summit and U.S. Policy; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tina S. Kaidanow, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
-04/26/12 The North-South Sudan Conflict 2012; Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
-04/26/12 U.S. Policy Toward Burma; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-04/25/12 LRA, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, Aqim, and Other Sources of Instability in Africa; Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism
-04/25/12 Remarks as Prepared to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere; Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
-04/25/12 The LRA, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, AQIM, and Other Sources of Instability in Africa; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-04/25/12 The LRA, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, AQIM, and Other Sources of Instability in Africa; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-04/25/12 U.S. Policy Toward Burma; Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-04/24/12 U.S. Policy To Counter the Lord's Resistance Army; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-04/18/12 Examining the U.S Policy Responses to Entrenched African Leadership; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs
-04/18/12 Examining the U.S. Policy Responses to Entrenched African Leadership; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs
-04/18/12 The Asia Pacific: Trade Opportunities for Agriculture and Food Producers from the Great Plains to the Pacific Northwest; Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats
-04/18/12 The State Department's Bureau of Counterterrorism: Budget, Programs, and Policies; Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism
-04/17/12 The Comprehensive Contingency Contracting Reform Act of 2012; Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy
-04/17/12 The Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act; Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs



-03/29/12 Assessing China's Role and Influence in Africa; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-03/29/12 Security Challenges in Latin America; Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
-03/27/12 Creating Jobs: Economic Opportunities in Europe and Eurasia; Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats
-03/27/12 Testimony Before the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform; Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
-03/20/12 Testimony of Ambassador Susan E. Rice, House Subcommittee on Appropriations for State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan E. Rice, U.S. Mission to the United Nations
-03/14/12 Managing Interagency Nuclear Nonproliferation Efforts: Are We Effectively Securing Nuclear Materials Around the World?; Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation
-03/13/12 Nominee for Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia
-03/07/12 The State Department's Rewards Programs: Performance and Potential; Deputy Assistant Secretary M. Brooke Darby, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
-03/01/12 Syria: The Crisis and Its Implications; Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs



-02/29/12 Assessing U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities Amidst Economic Challenges: The Foreign Relations Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
-02/29/12 Budget Hearing for the Department of State and USAID
-02/28/12 National Security & Foreign Policy Priorities in the FY 2013 International Affairs Budget
-02/28/12 State Department and USAID Budget Request
-02/16/12 Examining the European Debt Crisis and its Implications; Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats
-02/07/12 The U.S.-Philippines Alliance: Deepening the Security and Trade Partnership; Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
-02/02/12 U.S. Policy Toward Post-Election Democratic Republic of the Congo; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs
-02/02/12 U.S. Policy Toward Post-Election Democratic Republic of the Congo; Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Baer, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor



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