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    State Department Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

    State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials testified at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on the United State’s human rights and…

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    Syrian Civil War

    The Hudson Institute hosted a discussion on the Syrian civil war, including U.S. policy toward the region and humanitarian concerns as the conflict entered its fifth year.

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    Secretary Kerry on Iran Nuclear Deal

    Secretary of State John Kerry announced in Vienna that Iran had met its obligations under the nuclear agreement reached in 2015 with the U.S., European Union, and other world powers and…

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    Child Sex Trafficking

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on child sex trafficking. The hearing outlined the details of a bipartisan investigation of online sex trafficking, specifically looking at the…

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    Diplomatic Nominations

    Thomas Shannon and Laura Holgate testified on their respective nominations for undersecretary of state for political affairs and the U.S. representative to the International Atomic Energy…

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    Seeds of Destiny

    This 1946 Academy Award-winning short U.S. Army film depicts the crisis of millions of refugees and orphans at the end of World War II. Showing many graphic scenes of traumatized,…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Campbell, commander of U.S. Forces - Afghanistan, testified on U.S. operations in Afghanistan. Topics included the Doctors Without Borders in Kundhz hospital that was hit…

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    Combating World Hunger

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was among the panelists at a discussion on ending world hunger hosted by the Newseum for the opening of their exhibit “40 Chances: Finding…

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    Combating World Hunger, Introduction

    Jeffrey Herbst introduced a special program to open the Newseum’s exhibit, “40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World - The Photography of Howard G. Buffett.” The program…

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    Hospital Bombing in Afghanistan

    General John Campbell, commander of the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, spoke to reporters about U.S. efforts to support Afghan forces fend off a Taliban attack in which a Doctors…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power spoke at the beginning of the daily State Department briefing about the new “Free the 20” campaign to bring attention to the…

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    Herbert Hoover and World War I Humanitarian Aid

    Panelists talked about the history of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, including Herbert Hoover’s involvement and its effect on current humanitarian aid expectations. Prior…

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    Global Health Programs

    Elton John and Rick Warren were among the witnesses at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on State Department global health programs. They focused on the ongoing fight…

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    Humanitarian Aid to Syria

    Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs joint subcommittee hearing on Syria’s humanitarian crisis. Officials with the State Department and USAID said that while monetary…

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    Newsmakers with Rajiv Shah

    U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah talked about the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa. Congress was being asked to…

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    Humanitarian Situation in Gaza

    Jan Eliasson and John Ging spoke to reporters on the military conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. United Nations Deputy Secretary General Eliasson condemned the bombing of a…

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    U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the future of U.S.-Mexico border security. He pledged a more transparent and open border…

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    Nicole Lee on Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Nicole Lee talked about U.S. efforts to aide in the search for Nigerian school girls kidnapped in April 2014 by Boko Haram, a Nigerian Islamist group designated by the U.S. State Department…

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    John Campbell on Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell talked about U.S. efforts to aide in the search for Nigerian school girls kidnapped in April 2014 by Boko Haram, a Nigerian Islamist group…

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    Syrian Civil War and Humanitarian Aid

    Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband and former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford talked about humanitarian efforts in Syria. Mr. Miliband urged members of the…

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