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    Senate Session

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    U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on funding for State Departent programs and foreign policy priorities. She reiterated her testimony from the previous day before the House…

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    Senate Session

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    Joint Chiefs Expansion Proposal

    Defense Department officials testified on adding the National Guard bureau chief to the Joint Chiefs Staff.

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    U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq

    Witnesses testified about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said in his remarks that U.S. and Afghanistan forces were searching for better ways to…

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    U.S. Ambassador to China Confirmation Hearing

    Gary Locke testified about his nomination as U.S. Ambassador to China. Among the topics addressed were policy toward North Korea, intellectual property law, fiscal policy, and trade…

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    Secretary of Defense Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for CIA Director Leon Panetta to become secretary of Defense. Among the topics he addressed were troop withdrawal and…

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    Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Secretary of State Clinton testified on U.S. goals and progress in Afghanistan and Pakistan. She said the U.S. is in the preliminary stages of diplomatic outreach to the Taliban in an…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

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    U.S. Military Operations in Libya

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen spoke on the scope and extent of U.S. involvement in military action against the forces of Moammar…

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    Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan Final Report

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan issued its final report, finding over $30 billion in waste and fraud from U.S.-funded contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan over…

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    U.S. Strategic Interests in Pakistan

    Former National Security Adviser James Jones testified on U.S. interests in Pakistan. In his testimony General Jones said that with the death of Osama bin Laden, Pakistan needed to…

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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Nomination

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nominations of Army General Martin E. Dempsey for reappointment to the grade of general and to be chair of the Joint…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of S.1867, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    U.S. Military Action in Libya Resolution Markup

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee marked up a resolution introduced by Senators Kerry (D-MA) and McCain (R-AZ). It authorized U.S. military action in Libya for one year and barred U.S.…

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    U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Confirmation Hearing

    Ryan Crocker testified about his nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. He talked about the transition from military to civilian authority in Afghanistan, the 2014 transition…

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    Senate Session

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    U.S. Military Action in Libya

    Harold Koh testified that the War Powers Act of 1973 did not apply to U.S. involvement in Libya and that President Obama did not need congressional authority for continued support of the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted on procedural motions to advance parts of President Obama’s jobs legislation.

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    State and Treasury Department representatives testified on U.S. policy toward Iran. Much of the hearing focused on the Menendez-Kirk Amendment, which bans foreign financial…

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