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2016


April
-04/28/16  Obama Administration Policy in the Asia-Pacific;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-04/27/16  South Sudan's Prospects for Peace and Security;  Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth; House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations; Washington, DC
-04/27/16  U.S.-China Relations: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-04/19/16  Central America and the Alliance for Prosperity: Identifying U.S. Priorities and Assessing Progress; Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-04/19/16  FY 2017 Budget Priorities for East Asia: Engagement, Integration, and Democracy;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-04/13/16  Strengthening Peacekeeping Through Global Peace Operations Initiative;  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Plans, Programs, and Operations Michael Rothstein, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-04/05/16  Iran's Recent Actions and Implementation of the JCPOA;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


March
-03/17/16  Reviewing the Administration's Nuclear Agenda;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-03/15/16  Ukrainian Reforms Two Years After the Maidan Revolution and the Russian Invasion;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


February
-02/25/16  Strengthening U.S. Leadership in a Turbulent World: The FY 2017 Foreign Affairs Budget;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/24/16  Budget Hearing - Department of State and Foreign Assistance;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations; Washington, DC
-02/24/16  State, Foreign Operations Review of FY17 State Dept. Budget Request;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations; Washington, DC
-02/23/16  Review of the FY 2017 State Department Budget Request;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-02/11/16  Hearing on Export Control Reform;  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade Controls Brian Nilsson, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statement Before the House Small Business Committee; Washington, DC
-02/11/16  United States Engagement in Central America;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-02/03/16  Oversight Hearing - Assistance to Combat Wildlife Trafficking;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC

2015


December
-12/16/15  U.S. Relationship With Pakistan;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson; House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-12/16/15  U.S.-Afghanistan Relationship;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-12/10/15  Independent South Sudan: A Failure of Leadership;  Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth; Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-12/02/15  U.S. Strategic Interests and the APEC and East Asia Summits;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Fuchs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia & The Pacific; Washington, DC


November
-11/19/15  Democracy in Southeast Asia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy; Washington, DC
-11/17/15  Drug Trafficking Across the Southwest Border and Oversight of U.S. Counterdrug Assistance to Mexico;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Prepared Statement Before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control; Washington, DC
-11/04/15  U.S. Policy After Russia's Escalation in Syria;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-11/03/15  Human Rights Conditions in Egypt;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Testimony Before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/03/15  Testimony on Ukraine Before the SFRC Europe Subcommittee;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Benjamin G. Ziff, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Washington, DC


October
-10/21/15  Burma's Challenge: Democracy, Human Rights, Peace, and the Plight of the Rohingya;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/20/15  Assessing the North Korea Threat and U.S. Policy;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim; Washington, DC
-10/20/15  U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights;  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert R. King; Washington, DC
-10/08/15  Testimony on Ukraine;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


July
-07/29/15  Could the U.S. Continue Sanctions Instead of the Iran Deal?;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Testimony Before the Senate Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-07/29/15  Deal Focuses on Preventing Iran from Having a Nuclear Weapon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Testimony Before the Senate Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-07/29/15  Iranian Nuclear Agreement Provides Support of International Community;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Testimony Before the Senate Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-07/28/15  Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Administration's Case;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/23/15  Iran Nuclear Agreement Review;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-07/15/15  Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


June
-06/25/15  Civil and Political Rights in Uzbekistan and Central Asia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Berschinski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; As Delivered Remarks to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Washington, DC
-06/16/15  Testimony on the President's FY16 Budget for Europe and Eurasia;  Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia Alina L. Romanowski, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats; Washington, DC
-06/11/15  Retreat or Revival - A Status Report on Democracy in Asia;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-06/04/15  Security Assistance to Africa;  Assistant Secretary Puneet Talwar, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy; Washington, DC
-06/04/15  Security Assistance to Africa;  Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy; Washington, DC
-06/02/15  Statement by the State Department's Bureau of Counterterrorism: Budget, Program, and Policies;  Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism Justin Siberell; House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade; Washington, DC


May
-05/20/15  Everest Trembled: Lessons Learned From the Nepal Earthquake Response;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-05/20/15  Rwandan Human Rights and U.S. Relations With Rwanda;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Steven Feldstein, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations; Washington, DC
-05/20/15  U.S. Cuban Relations - The Way Forward;  Counselor of the Department Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/20/15  U.S.-Cuba Policy Testimony;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/19/15  Testimony on Hungary Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Hoyt Yee, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe; Washington, DC
-05/14/15  Advancing U.S. Economic Engagement in Asia;  Assistant Secretary Charles H. Rivkin, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-05/14/15  Advancing U.S. Economic Engagement in Asia;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-05/14/15  Testimony Before Policy Hearing Titled: "Cybersecurity: Setting the Rules for Responsible Global Behavior";  Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter; Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity; Washington, DC
-05/13/15  Maritime Issues in East Asia;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/06/15  Written Testimony for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy and Environmental Policy;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Kurt Tong, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/05/15  Opening Statement on Resources, Priorities and Programs for Global Women's Issues;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, & Global Women's Issues; Washington, DC


April
-04/30/15  Migration Crisis: Oversight of the Administration's Proposed $1 Billion Request for Central America;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere; Washington, DC
-04/29/15  Testimony on the Balkans Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Hoyt Yee, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe; Washington, DC
-04/23/15  The FY 2016 Budget Request for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC


March
-03/24/15  Assistance to Central America;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-03/24/15  Budget Hearing - Assistance to Central America;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-03/24/15  Funding Priorities For The Western Hemisphere;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere; Washington, DC
-03/11/15  The President's Request for Authorization to Use Force Against ISIS: Military and Diplomatic Efforts;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-03/10/15  Testimony on Ukraine Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-03/04/15  Testimony on Ukraine Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC


February
-02/25/15  Advancing U.S. Interests in a Troubled World: The FY 2016 Foreign Affairs Budget;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-02/25/15  Budget Hearing for the Department of State;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations; Washington, DC
-02/25/15  Opening Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Washington, DC
-02/24/15  FY 2016 State Department Budget Request;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations; Washington, DC
-02/24/15  Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-02/11/15  Ending Modern Slavery: The Role of U.S. Leadership;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-02/04/15  Cuba: Assessing the Administration's Sudden Shift;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-02/03/15  Human Rights in the New Approach to U.S.-Cuba Policy;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; As Prepared Remarks for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-02/03/15  Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


January
-01/27/15  Perspectives on the Strategic Necessity of Iran Sanctions;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/21/15  Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Status of Talks and the Role of Congress;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Written Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-01/13/15  The North Korean Threat: Nuclear, Missiles and Cyber;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim; Testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC

2014


December
-12/12/14  U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Iraq Crisis;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Washington, DC
-12/09/14  Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against ISIL;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-12/03/14  Evaluating the Impact of the "Umbrella Movement";  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-12/02/14  Statement for the Record for the Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, and the Middle East and North Africa: Foreign Terrorists Fighters; Senior Advisor for Partner Engagement on Syria Foreign Fighters Robert A. Bradtke, Bureau of Counterterrorism; Washington, DC


November
-11/12/14  The U.S. Government Response to the Ebola Outbreak;  Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom; Statement Before The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations; Washington, DC


September
-09/18/14  Statement on U.S. Efforts to Promote Religious Freedom Worldwide;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; Washington, DC
-09/18/14  The ISIS Threat: Weighing the Obama Administration's Response;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-09/17/14  Opening Remarks on the United States Strategy To Defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-09/10/14  ISIL's Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iraq and Syria;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations and the Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC


August
-08/07/14  Combating the Ebola Threat;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Bisa Williams, Bureau of African Affairs; Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations; Washington, DC


July
-07/30/14  U.S. Policy Towards North Korea;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Statement before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/30/14  U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights;  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert R. King; Statement before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/24/14  Modern Day Slavery and What We Buy;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Statement Before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Washington, DC
-07/24/14  U.S.-India Relations Under the Modi Government;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; As-delivered remarks before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-07/17/14  The President's Funding Request for Overseas Contingency Operations;  Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom; Testimony Before the House Budget Committee; Washington, DC
-07/16/14  Re-energizing U.S.-India Ties;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern & South & Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/09/14  Russia and Developments in Ukraine;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-07/08/14  Combating Forced Labor and Modern-Day Slavery in East Asia and the Pacific;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Statement Before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-07/08/14  Combating Forced Labor and Modern-Day Slavery in East Asia and the Pacific;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/08/14  Renewed Focus on European Energy Security;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Hoyt Yee, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


June
-06/25/14  The Future of U.S.-China Relations;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-06/24/14  Combating Violence and Discrimination Against Women: A Global Call to Action;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-06/24/14  Thailand: A Democracy at Risk;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-06/11/14  The Security, Economic and Human Rights Dimensions of U.S.-Azerbaijan Relations;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Eric Rubin, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission); Washington, DC
-06/11/14  U.S.-Azerbaijan Relations: The Democracy and Human Rights Dimension;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; As-Prepared Written Testimony to the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission); Washington, DC
-06/10/14  State Department's Bureau of Counterterrorism: Budget, Programs, and Policies;  Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina S. Kaidanow; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade; Washington, DC


May
-05/21/14  Authorization for Use of Military Force After Iraq and Afghanistan;  Principal Deputy Legal Adviser Mary McLeod; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-05/21/14  Boko Haram: The Growing Threat to Schoolgirls in Nigeria and Beyond;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-05/21/14  The Escalating International Wildlife Trafficking Crisis: Ecological, Economic, and National Security Issues;  Deputy Assistant Secretary M. Brooke Darby, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittees on African Affairs and East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/20/14  The FY 2015 Budget Request for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-05/20/14  The Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; United States House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-05/20/14  The Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-05/15/14  #BringBackOurGirls: Addressing the Growing Threat of Boko Haram;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert P. Jackson, Bureau of African Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on African Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/08/14  Assessing Venezuela's Political Crisis: Human Rights Violations and Beyond;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; As-delivered statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/08/14  Russia's Destabilization of Ukraine;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-05/07/14  United States Assistance To Combat Transnational Crime;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Statement Before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC 

[As-prepared statement]


-05/07/14  United States Assistance to Combat Transnational Crime;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-05/06/14  Ukraine -- Countering Russian Intervention and Supporting a Democratic State;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC


April
-04/30/14  A Transformation: Afghanistan Beyond 2014;  Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Jarrett Blanc; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/30/14  A Transformation: Afghanistan Beyond 2014;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/30/14  Assessing U.S. Foreign Assistance Priorities in South Asia;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-04/29/14  U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Negotiations: Ukraine and Beyond;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Brent Hartley, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-04/10/14  Transatlantic Security Challenges: Central and Eastern Europe;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-04/09/14  Ukraine: Confronting Internal Challenges and External Threats;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission); Washington, DC
-04/08/14  National Security and Foreign Policy Priorities in the FY 2015 International Affairs Budget;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
-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; Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC


March
-03/26/14  Syria After Geneva: Next Steps for U.S. Policy;  Assistant Secretary Anne W. Patterson, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-03/14/14  The Promise of the Taiwan Relations Act;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kin Moy, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Written Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committe; Washington, DC
-03/13/14  FY2015 Department of State Budget;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations; Washington, DC
-03/13/14  FY2015 Department of State Budget;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-03/12/14  FY2015 Department of State Budget;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-03/06/14  Syria Spillover: The Growing Threat of Terrorism and Sectarianism in the Middle East and Ukraine Update;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-03/06/14  U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Eric Rubin, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-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; Washington, DC
-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; Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC


February
-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; Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives; Washington, DC
-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; Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-02/26/14  U.S. Policy Toward Sudan and South Sudan;  Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth; Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, and International Organizations; Washington, DC
-02/25/14  Lebanon at the Crossroads; Acting Assistant Secretary Lawrence Silverman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-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; House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-02/05/14  Maritime Disputes in East Asia;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/05/14  U.S. Counternarcotics Operations in Afghanistan;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Prepared Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Sub-Committee on tbe Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
-02/04/14  Iran Policy and Negotiations Update;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Written Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC


January
-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-Delivered Statement; Washington, DC 

[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; Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control; Washington, DC
-01/15/14  Implications of the Crisis in Ukraine;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-01/15/14  South Sudan's Broken Promise?;  Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/15/14  The Situation in Ukraine;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Statement Submitted for the Record to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-01/09/14  The Situation in South Sudan;  Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs; U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-01/07/14  The Syrian Refugee Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Statement Submitted for the Record to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights; Washington, DC


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