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2012



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December
-12/20/12  Benghazi Attack, Part II: The Report of the Accountability Review Board; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Opening Remarks Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/20/12  Benghazi: The Attack and the Lessons Learned; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-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; Before the House Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  The Devastating Crisis in Eastern Congo;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Addressing Developments in Mali: Restoring Democracy and Reclaiming the North;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs; Washington, DC


November
-11/28/12  International Human Trafficking and Forced Labor;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Washington, DC


October
-10/10/12  Hearing on Benghazi Security Issues;  Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy; Testimony Before the House Oversight Committee; Washington, DC


September
-09/20/12  Maritime Territorial Disputes and Sovereignty Issues in Asia;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/13/12  Assessing U.S. Policy on Peacekeeping Operations in Africa;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights; Washington, DC
-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; Testimony Before the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs ; Washington, DC


August
-08/01/12  Implementation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Testimony Before the Tom Lantos Commission on Human Rights; Washington, DC


July
-07/24/12  U.S. Engagement in Central Asia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia; Washington, DC
-07/19/12  Human Rights Situation in Bangladesh;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Testimony: Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission U.S. Congress; Washington, DC
-07/18/12  Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of the Marshall Islands; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


June
-06/28/12  Economic Statecraft: Embracing Africa's Market Potential;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/27/12  Ambassador-Designate to Burma;  Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma Derek Mitchell; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ; Washington, DC
-06/21/12  New START Implementation; Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-06/21/12  Russia's WTO Accession: Administration's Views on the Implications for the U.S.; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance; Washington, DC
-06/20/12  Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization and Granting Russia Permanent Normal Trade Relations; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Statement before the Ways and Means Committee of the United States House of Representatives; Washington, DC
-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; Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere; Washington, DC
-06/06/12  U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance;  Deputy Assistant Secretary James P. Zumwalt, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC


May
-05/23/12  The Law of the Sea Convention (Treaty Doc. 103-39): The U.S. National Security and Strategic Imperatives for Ratification;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-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; The House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia; Washington, DC
-05/16/12  Countering Narcotics Threats in West Africa;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control; Washington, DC
-05/16/12  President Obama's Nominee to be Ambassador to Mongolia; Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/16/12  President Obama's Nominee to be the Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/16/12  Status of the Processing of the Camp Ashraf Residents; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations; Washington, DC
-05/10/12  NATO: Chicago and Beyond;  Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/08/12  Building Partnerships in the Asia-Pacific Region;  Senior Official for APEC Hans G. Klemm; Statement Before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security; Washington, DC


April
-04/26/12  The Chicago Summit and U.S. Policy; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tina S. Kaidanow, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia; Washington, DC
-04/26/12  The North-South Sudan Conflict 2012;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives; Washington, DC
-04/26/12  U.S. Policy Toward Burma; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-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; The House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-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; Washington, DC
-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; Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-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; Statement Submitted; Washington, DC
-04/25/12  U.S. Policy Toward Burma;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-04/24/12  U.S. Policy To Counter the Lord's Resistance Army; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs; Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Sub-; Washington, DC
-04/18/12  Examining the U.S Policy Responses to Entrenched African Leadership;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee African Affairs Subcommittee; Washington, DC
-04/18/12  Examining the U.S. Policy Responses to Entrenched African Leadership;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee African Affairs Subcommittee; Washington, DC
-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; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Finance, Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness; Washington, DC
-04/18/12  The State Department's Bureau of Counterterrorism: Budget, Programs, and Policies;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcomittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade; Washington, DC
-04/17/12  The Comprehensive Contingency Contracting Reform Act of 2012;  Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy; Statement before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight; Washington, DC
-04/17/12  The Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on African Affairs; Washington, DC


March
-03/29/12  Assessing China's Role and Influence in Africa; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/29/12  Security Challenges in Latin America;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement Before the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs of the House Appropriations Committee; Washington, DC
-03/27/12  Creating Jobs: Economic Opportunities in Europe and Eurasia;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats; Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Europe; Washington, DC
-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; Washington, DC
-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; New York, NY
-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; Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/13/12  Nominee for Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia; Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-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; Statement before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-03/01/12  Syria: The Crisis and Its Implications;  Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Opening Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


February
-02/29/12  Assessing U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities Amidst Economic Challenges: The Foreign Relations Budget for Fiscal Year 2013;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee ; Washington, DC
-02/29/12  Budget Hearing for the Department of State and USAID;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Statement Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-02/28/12  National Security & Foreign Policy Priorities in the FY 2013 International Affairs Budget;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-02/28/12  State Department and USAID Budget Request;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-02/16/12  Examining the European Debt Crisis and its Implications;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats; Testimony before the Senate Banking Committee; Washington, DC
-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; Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade; Washington, DC
-02/02/12  U.S. Policy Toward Post-Election Democratic Republic of the Congo; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights; Washington, DC
-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; Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights; Washington, DC

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