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2010



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December
-12/09/10  Ambassador-Designate to Brunei Darussalam; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-12/09/10  Ambassador-designate to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN); Submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations ; Washington, DC
-12/01/10  Implementing Tougher Sanctions on Iran: A Progress Report;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs William J. Burns; Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-12/01/10  The Obama Administration's Efforts To Implement the European Phased Adaptive Approach;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance; Testimony Before the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Strategic Forces; Washington, DC


November
-11/18/10  Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Testimony Before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law; Washington, DC
-11/18/10  Jamming the IED Assembly Line: Impeding the Flow of Ammonium Nitrate in South and Central Asia; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-11/17/10  Hearing of the Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment of the House Foreign Affairs Committee;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/17/10  Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment ;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC


September
-09/30/10  Cambodia's Small Debt: When Will the U.S. Forgive?;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/30/10  Out of the Shadows: Global Human Trafficking;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-09/29/10  U.S. Policy in the Pacific Islands;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/23/10  Challenges to Water and Security in Southeast Asia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Joseph Yun; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/22/10  Confronting Religious Bigotry, Anti-Semitism, and Holocaust Denial; Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal; Briefing Held by Congressman Keith Ellison; Washington, DC
-09/22/10  Statement of Karen B. Stewart Ambassador-Designate to the Lao People's Democratic Republic; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-09/22/10  Testimony of Ambassador-Designate Kristie Kenney to the Kingdom of Thailand; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-09/22/10  The Status of Papua, Indonesia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Joseph Yun; Washington, DC
-09/16/10  The Security Situation on the Korean Peninsula;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC


July
-07/29/10  Implementation of Iran Sanctions;  Special Advisor for Arms Control and International Security Robert J. Einhorn; House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Washington, DC
-07/29/10  The New START Treaty;  Assistant Secretary Rose Gottemoeller, Bureau of Verification, Compliance, and Implementation; Statement before the Senate Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-07/28/10  National Security, Interagency Collaboration, and Lessons from SOUTHCOM and AFRICOM; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman, Political-Military Affairs; Statement before the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs House Committee Oversight and Government Reform; Washington, DC
-07/27/10  Instability in Kyrgyzstan: The International Response;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Statement before the Helsinki Commission; Washington, DC
-07/27/10  U.S.-Japan Relations for the 21st Century;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement before the House Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-07/21/10  International Counternarcotics Policies: Do They Reduce Domestic Consumption or Advance Other Foreign Policy Goals;  Assistant Secretary David T. Johnson, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Domestic Policy; Washington, DC
-07/20/10  New START Treaty Hearing; Testimony Before the Senate Armed Services Committee by NNSA Administrator, Thomas P. D'Agostino; Washington, DC
-07/15/10  Agent Orange in Vietnam: Recent Developments In Remediation; Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Matthew Palmer, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC


June
-06/22/10  Iran Policy in the Aftermath of UN Sanctions;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs William J. Burns; Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-06/17/10  New START Treaty Hearing; Statement Before the Senate Armed Services Committee by Secretary Steven Chu, U.S. Department of Energy; Washington, DC
-06/17/10  New START Treaty Hearing; Statement Before the Senate Armed Services Committee by Secretary Robert Gates, U.S. Department of Energy; Washington, DC
-06/17/10  New START and Implications for National Security Programs;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Statement Before the Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on the New START; Washington, DC
-06/15/10  The New START Treaty;  Assistant Secretary Rose Gottemoeller, Bureau of Verification, Compliance, and Implementation; Opening Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-06/10/10  Thailand: The Path Toward Reconciliation;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment; Washington, DC
-06/09/10  Women as Agents of Change: Advancing the Role of Women in Politics and Civil Society;  Assistant Secretary Esther Brimmer, Bureau of International Organization Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight; Washington, DC
-06/09/10  Women as Agents of Change: Advancing the Role of Women in Politics and Civil Society;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Testimony Before the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/08/10  Assessing the Strength of Hizballah;  Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Testimony before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC


May
-05/27/10  U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation: Next Steps for the Merida Initiative;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/25/10  The Great Lakes Region: Current Conditions and U.S. Policy;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health; Washington, DC
-05/20/10  Counternarcotics Contracts for Central and South America;  Assistant Secretary David T. Johnson, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight; Washington, DC
-05/18/10  Drug Enforcement and the Rule of Law: Mexico and Colombia;  Assistant Secretary David T. Johnson, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law; Washington, DC
-05/18/10  The New START Treaty;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-05/18/10  U.S.-Russian START Treaty;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee With Secretary of Defense, Robert M. Gates & Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Washington, DC
-05/12/10  A Critical Moment for the CPA, Darfur and the Region;  Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration; Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/06/10  Ongoing Efforts Within the International Whaling Commission (IWC) Regarding Its Future;  Deputy Assistant Secretary David A. Balton, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Washington, DC


April
-04/29/10  Hearing on Security and Stability in Pakistan: Developments in U.S. Policy and Funding;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Statement before the U.S. House Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-04/22/10  Legacies of War: Unexploded Ordnance in Laos;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment; Washington, DC
-04/22/10  Nuclear Posture Review;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Ellen Tauscher; Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing; Washington, DC
-04/22/10  Promoting Global Food Security: Next Steps for Congress and the Administration;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Jacob J. Lew; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  Combating Anti-Semitism: Protecting Human Rights; Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal; Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  Deployed Federal Citizens: Advancing Security and Opportunity Abroad;  Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  FY 2011 Budget Request for Security Assistance Programs;  Assistant Secretary David T. Johnson, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  State Department's Security Assistance Programs;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Statement before the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy and Force Structure;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Ellen Tauscher; Statement before the House Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  Unfinished Business in Southeast Europe: Opportunities and Challenges in the Western Balkans;  Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement before the Subcommittee on European Affairs of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


March
-03/25/10  Human Trafficking: International and National Implications;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Opening Statement to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the U.S. House of Representatives; Washington, DC
-03/25/10  Remarks Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/24/10  U.S. Policy in sub-Saharan Africa;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/18/10  China-Taiwan: Recent Economic, Political and Military Developments Across the Strait and Implications for the United States;  Deputy Assistant Secretary David B. Shear, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission; Washington, DC
-03/17/10  U.S.-Japan Relations: Enduring Ties, Recent Developments; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Joseph R. Donovan, Jr., Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment; Washington, DC
-03/16/10  Ukraine and Its Relations With the United States; Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel A. Russell, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Testimony Before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; Washington, DC
-03/10/10  Future of U.S. Public Diplomacy;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith A. McHale; Before the SFRC Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues; Washington, DC
-03/10/10  International Worker Rights, U.S. Foreign Policy and the International Economy ;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade and International Organizations, Human Rights; Washington, DC
-03/10/10  U.S. Government Efforts To Counter Violent Extremism;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Testimony Before the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-03/10/10  U.S. Policy Toward the Americas in 2010 and Beyond;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives; Washington, DC
-03/03/10  Regional Overview of East Asia and the Pacific;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment; Washington, DC
-03/02/10  Global Internet Freedom and the Rule of Law, Part II;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Statement before the Senate Judiciary Human Rights and the Law Subcommittee; Washington, DC


February
-02/25/10  FY2011 Budget for the Department of State;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Statement Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-02/25/10  Promoting Security Through Diplomacy and Development: The Fiscal Year 2011 International Affairs Budget ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-02/24/10  Foreign Policy Priorities in the FY2011 International Affairs Budget;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-02/24/10  In Our Own Backyard: Child Prostitution and Sex Trafficking in the United States;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Prepared Testimony Before Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary; Washington, DC
-02/24/10  President's Proposed Budget Request for FY2011 for Department of State and Foreign Operations;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Testimony Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-02/23/10  Afghan Women and Girls: Building the Future of Afghanistan;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
-02/23/10  Examining the U.S.-Nigeria Relationship in a Time of Transition;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/04/10  Keeping Foreign Corruption Out of the United States: Four Case Studies;  Assistant Secretary David T. Johnson, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations; Washington, DC
-02/03/10  Yemen on the Brink: Implications for U.S. Policy;  Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/02/10  Ambassador Designate to Singapore; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-02/02/10  Nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC


January
-01/27/10  Flight 253: Learning Lessons from an Averted Tragedy;  Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy; Hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security; Washington, DC
-01/21/10  Principles of U.S. Engagement in the Asia-Pacific;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-01/20/10  Testimony on Yemen Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Washington, DC
-01/20/10  Yemen: Confronting al Qaeda, Preventing State Failure;  Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-01/13/10  China: Recent Security Developments;  Deputy Assistant Secretary David B. Shear, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement before the House Armed Services Committee; Washington , DC

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