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    Iraq Violence and Politics

    State and Defense Department officials, a former CIA analyst, and a former U.S. ambassador to Iraq testified about the dominance of the militant group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)…

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    Update on Iraq

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey talked about the latest developments in Iraq. Topics included U.S. policy toward the Iraq over the preceding decade, the history of the…

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    Escalating Violence in Iraq

    Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should respond. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also…

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    Ukrainian Presidential Election

    Witnesses testified on the ongoing situation in Ukraine following the country’s May 25, 2014, presidential election. They offered policy recommendations, and urged additional…

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    Iran's Nuclear Program

    Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the status of Iran’s nuclear program. Other witnesses included former Obama and…

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    U.S. Middle East Policy in the Obama Administration's Second Term

    Former presidential advisers Dennis Ross and James Jeffrey assessed U.S. Middle East policy in the Obama administration’s second term. They talked about unrest in Syria and their…

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    Aspen Security Forum, Lessons Learned from Iraq

    Three former US Ambassadors to Iraq from both the Bush and Obama administrations, as well as the first Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence examine the Iraq war. This panel from…

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    Economies of Arab Countries

    A panel of U.S. ambassadors from Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, and other Arab countries talked about the economic and political prospects in those countries.

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Iraq U.S. Forces Commander and the U.S. ambassador to Iraq gave an assessment on the transition in Iraq from a military mission to a civilian-led effort. They answered questions about…

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    U.S. Transition to Civilian Mission in Iraq

    Witnesses testified on the transition from a military-led mission to a civilian mission in Iraq. They focused on how the State Department planed to handle the transition and how it…

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    Ambassadorial Nominations

    Nominees testified about their qualifications to represent the U.S. as ambassadors in Iraq, Lebanon, Yemen and Turkey. They spoke about regional security issues, U.S. foreign policy…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    A hearing on evolving a national strategy for victory in Iraq focused on a recent Government Accountability Office report critical of several aspects of the Bush administration’s Iraq…

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    Iraq Reconstruction

    The witnesses testified on the progress of reconstruction in Iraq. Topics included death of Abu Musaab al-Zarqawi, reconstruction of Iraqi government, U.S. assistance budget,…

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    Iraqi Unity Government

    Mr. Jeffrey spoke about the appointment of a new Iraqi Prime Minister and the formation of a unity government in Iraq. He also talked about the potential impact of the…

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    U.S. Aid to Iraq

    Mr. Jeffrey briefed reporters on Bush administration funding requests for assistance programs in Iraq contained in fiscal year 2007 budget and supplemental 2006…

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    Iraq Reconstruction

    Ambassador Jeffrey talked about State Department funds and other resources that are being used for civilian reconstruction in Iraq. He is a special adviser to Secretary Rice and…

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    Iraq Reconstruction

    A hearing was held on the status of reconstruction in Iraq. Government officials testified about critical elements of the reconstruction efforts, which included lack of funding, the…

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