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Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Remarks


2014
-07/09/14  Opening Remarks to the Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) Worldwide Conference;  Assistant Secretary Puneet Talwar, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/24/14  Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/23/14  Conventional Arms Transfer Policy: Advancing American National Security Through Security Cooperation;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Gregory M. Kausner, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to IISS; Washington, DC
-04/22/14  Joint Press Conference of the U.S.-Bangladesh Dialogue on Security Issues;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Dhaka, Bangladesh
-04/17/14  U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies; Fort DeRussy, Waikiki
-04/02/14  Mines Advisory Group's 25th Anniversary: International Day for Mine Awareness;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Russell Senate Office Building; Washington, DC
-03/25/14  Maritime Security, Sea Power and Trade; Acting Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; U.S. Naval War College; Newport, Rhode Island
-03/19/14  Building Maritime Collaboration for Security and Stability;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Samuel Perez, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Jakarta International Defence Dialogue (JIDD); Jakarta, Indonesia
-02/04/14  The Path Forward on Export Control Reform; Acting Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
-01/13/14  Remarks to Visiting Students from the Joint Forces Staff College; Acting Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC

2013
-12/13/13  Presentation at Malaysia's Full Training Capacity Ceremony; Acting Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-12/12/13  Remarks at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies; Acting Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-11/20/13  Joint Press Availability With Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defence Minister David Johnston;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-10/03/13  Background Briefing on the Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee; Tokyo, Japan
-10/03/13  Remarks With Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Iikura Guest House; Tokyo, Japan
-10/03/13  Remarks at the Meeting of the U.S. - Japan Security Consultative Committee (2+2);  Secretary of State John Kerry; Iikura Guest House; Tokyo, Japan
-07/24/13  Export Control Reform Update; Deputy Assistant Secretary Beth M. McCormick, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Panel Remarks to the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security Update Conference; Washington, DC
-06/23/13  Remarks on the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New Delhi, India
-06/05/13  Panel Remarks at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis-USSOCOM Conference; Deputy Assistant Secretary Gregory M. Kausner, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/16/13  U.S. Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty With Australia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/13/13  Reforming Export Controls - Protecting National Security and Bolstering American Business; Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; University of New Hampshire Law School; Concord, NH
-04/24/13  Export Control Reform: The Agenda Ahead; Acting Assistant Secretary Tom Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on Export Control Reform; Washington, DC
-04/24/13  Opportunities and Challenges in Security Cooperation;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Gregory M. Kausner, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Defense Security Cooperation Agency and 2013 Defense Security Cooperation Workshop, Hyatt Crystal City; Arlington, VA
-04/18/13  Political-Military Affairs: The Integration of Diplomacy and Defense;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/12/13  A Conversation With Assistant Secretary of State Andrew J. Shapiro;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Council on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-04/10/13  Update on Efforts to Combat Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statement Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation; Washington, DC
-01/09/13  Statement on the Passage of Section 1261 of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2013;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC

2012
-12/06/12  U.S. Shares the Humanitarian Concern of Parties to the Ottawa Convention; Geneva, Switzerland
-12/05/12  Building Partnerships Abroad By Improving Collaboration At Home;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; Princeton, NJ
-11/28/12  Remarks to the Defense Trade Advisory Group;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/14/12  Remarks With Australian Foreign Minister Robert Carr, Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; State Reception Center; Perth, Australia
-11/14/12  Remarks at the Opening of the AUSMIN Ministerial;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; State Reception Center; Perth, Australia
-10/26/12  Turning the Tide on Somali Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Atlantic Council; Washington, DC
-10/25/12  The U.S. Government's Approach to Countering Somali Piracy; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at Combating Piracy Week; London, United Kingdom
-10/19/12  Signing Ceremony for the U.S.-Kingdom of the Netherlands Status of Forces Agreement for Territories in the Caribbean;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/10/12  Remarks to the Marshall Legacy Institute;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine; Washington, DC
-09/28/12  Senior Administration Officials Preview of the U.S.-GCC Strategic Cooperation Forum; New York City, DC
-08/08/12  A New Era In State-Defense Cooperation;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Washington, DC
-07/26/12  Remarks to Defense Trade Advisory Group;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/17/12  Remarks to the Export Control Reform Conference;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/28/12  A Shared Approach for Shared Challenges: Integrating and Enhancing International Responses and Public-Private Partnerships; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas P. Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at UAE-Sponsored Conference; Dubai, United Arab Emirates
-06/14/12  Briefing on Department of State Efforts to Expand Defense Trade;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Via Teleconference
-06/07/12  Remarks at the UXO Equipment Handover Ceremony;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero; UXO Training Center; Vientiane, Laos
-05/21/12  Piracy: Where We Are Today; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas P. Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; The American Petroleum Institute, Biennial Tanker Conference; Orlando, FL
-04/24/12  Talks With India and Bangladesh;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Carnegie Endowment Roundtable; Washington, DC
-04/20/12  International Counter-piracy Update; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas P. Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/13/12  U.S. Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty With the United Kingdom;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/27/12  Piracy Off the Horn of Africa;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Center for American Progress; Washington, DC
-03/13/12  Expanding Private Sector Partnerships Against Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, DC
-02/27/12  The Global Peace Operations Initiative;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/15/12  U.S.-Malaysia Partnership;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Malaysia Armed Forces Defense College; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-02/02/12  Addressing the Challenge of MANPADS Proliferation;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Stimson Center; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  The Northern Distribution Network and the Baltic Nexus; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas P. Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at the Commonwealth Club, Washington; Washington, DC

2011
-12/29/11  Special Joint Press Briefing On U.S. Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/19/11  Briefing on the Release of the Tenth Edition of the "To Walk the Earth in Safety" Report;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/19/11  Remarks at the Release of the Tenth Edition of To Walk the Earth in Safety Report;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/11/11  Comments on U.S. Assistance To Help Dispose of Weapons in Libya;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; APTN and Reuters Soundbite; Tripoli, Libya
-11/16/11  U.S. Position on the Convention on Conventional Weapons Negotiations on Cluster Munitions Protocol;  Legal Advisor U.S. Department of State Harold Hongju Koh; Via Teleconference
-11/09/11  Remarks to the Defense Trade Advisory Group;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/04/11  Ensuring Israel's Qualitative Military Edge;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Washington, DC
-10/04/11  Remarks at the Marshall Legacy Institute's Anniversary Gala; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-09/27/11  The Essential Role of U.S. Security Assistance In Addressing Today's Challenges and Building New Partnerships;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at the Center for New American Security; Washington, DC
-09/12/11  POLAD Orientation Program;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; George C. Marshall Conference Center; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  A Unified Security Budget for the United States;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Thomas Nides; Center for American Progress; Washington, DC
-08/30/11  60th Anniversary of the U.S.-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  A Conversation with Secretaries Hillary Clinton and Leon Panetta;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; National Defense University; Washington, DC
-06/15/11  Confronting Global Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statement before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-05/03/11  Defense Trade Advisory Group Plenary;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-04/04/11  Statement on International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action;  U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan E. Rice, U.S. Mission to the United Nations; New York City
-03/30/11  U.S. Approaches to Counter-Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to International Institute for Strategic Studies; Washington, DC
-03/15/11  Assuring the Freedom of Americans on the High Seas: The United States Response to Piracy; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Kurt Amend, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statement Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation; Washington, DC

2010
-12/03/10  Counter Piracy Update; Washington, DC
-10/20/10  Briefing on Pending Major Arms Sale;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/19/10  Briefing on the Upcoming U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue; Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Frank Ruggiero; Washington, DC
-10/19/10  Publication of the United Kingdom's Strategic Defense and Security Review;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/30/10  U.S. Defense Trade Cooperation Treaties with the United Kingdom and Australia;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/23/10  Remarks at the UN Security Council Summit on Peacekeeping;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; United Nations; New York City
-09/23/10  Remarks by President Barack Obama to the United Nations General Assembly; New York, NY
-08/03/10  Briefing On the Release of the "To Walk the Earth in Safety" Annual Report;  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Thomas J. Masiello; 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
-07/16/10  The Obama Administration's Approach to U.S.-Israel Security Cooperation: Preserving Israel's Qualitative Military Edge;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at the Brookings Saban Center for Middle East Policy; Washington, DC
-05/27/10  Remarks On the Obama Administration's National Security Strategy ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; The Brookings Institute; Washington, DC
-05/27/10  The President's 2010 National Security Strategy; General James L. Jones, National Security Advisor ; Foreign Press Centers; Washington, DC
-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
-04/14/10  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
-03/31/10  Counter-Piracy Policy: Delivering Judicial Consequences;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Keynote Address to American University Law Review Symposium; Washington, DC
-03/19/10  Combating Piracy and U.S. Policy in Somalia; Thomas M. Countryman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-02/18/10  Anti-Piracy Efforts; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman, Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC

2009
-12/10/09  Defense Trade Cooperation Treaties;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  A Strategic and Economic Review of Aerospace Exports; Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert S. Kovac, Political-Military Affairs; Statement before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-12/02/09  Administration's Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the United States Senate Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-11/18/09  Remarks at a Security Council Debate on Piracy and Somalia, in the Security Council Chamber; Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rosemary A. DiCarlo; U.S. Mission to the United Nations; New York City
-10/22/09  Annual Presentation of the AMVER Awards;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus, Greece/Atlantic Merchant Vessel Reporting (AMVER) Dinner Awards; Athens, Greece
-10/05/09  Town Hall with Secretary of Defense Gates on American Power and Persuasion;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; George Washington University; Washington, DC
-09/16/09  Taking Diplomatic Action Against Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Global Maritime Information Sharing Symposium, National Defense University; Washington, DC
-09/09/09  Political-Military Affairs: Smart Power Starts Here;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/09/09  Remarks at the Signing of the "New York Declaration"; Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rosemary A. DiCarlo; The United Nations; New York City


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