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    Developments in Ukraine

    Nicholas Burns gave an update on the latest developments in Ukraine. Topics included the arrest warrant issued for Viktor Yanukovych, the ability of the interim government to keep…

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    President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin

    Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West…

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    The Presidency in the Nuclear Age, Panel 4

    A panel discussion on how U.S. foreign policy and the presidency have been shaped by the development, use, and spread of nuclear weapons focused on efforts to halt the spread of nuclear…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Burns talked about the most recent Serbian shelling of downtown Sarajevo and the U.S. commitment to peace in the region. After this statement, he took questions on the…

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    Russia-Georgia Conflict

    A panel discussion was held on the conflict in Georgia. David Bakradze, Georgia’s Parliament chairman, participated via teleconference. He provided an update on the…

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    Iran's Nuclear Program

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on policy toward Iran in responses to its nuclear development and enrichment programs. In his opening remarks Senator Lugar said…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    The House International Relations Committee held a hearing on United States policy toward Iran. Among the topics they addressed were Iranian nuclear programs and potential weapons…

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    U.S.-Iran Relations

    A hearing was held on efforts to block Iran’s procurement of material and technology for its nuclear program and the potential obstacles and opportunities for the…

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    North Korean Nuclear Armament

    Mr. Burns testified about North Korean nuclear weapons development programs, recent nuclear and missile tests, the status of six-party talks with North Korea, and United Nations…

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    Future of Pakistan

    Officials testified about U.S. relations with Pakistan, political turmoil in the country, President Musharraf’s ability to continue in power, forthcoming elections, the resurgence of…

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    Coping with the Challenge of Iran

    Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz and former Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns talked about the options remaining for the United States and the international community for…

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    10th Anniversary of Dayton Agreement

    Undersecretary Burns spoke about the successes and challenges in Bosnia ten years after the signing of the Dayton Accords that led to the end of ethnic fighting. Among the topics he…

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    Future of Pakistan

    Participating by remote connection, Undersecretary Nicholas Burns talked about his testimony last week before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the future of Pakistan and U.S policy…

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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    State Department Announcement

    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced that Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns is retiring in March 2008.

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    Undersecretary Burns delivered a substantive speech to reporters on the comprehensive administration policy toward Iran. Among the topics he discussed were the lack of sustained…

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    U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation

    A hearing was held titled “The U.S. and India: An Emerging Entente?” State Department officials testified about U.S.-India relations, focusing on recent agreements on civil…

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    Georgian Diplomat Car Crash

    Mr. Burns briefed reporters on Department of State efforts to have the diplomatic immunity of Gueorgui Makharadze, a Georgian diplomat, waived by his government so that he can stand…

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    Ambassador Harriman Death

    Secretary Albright read a prepared statement concerning the death of Pamela Harriman, the U.S. ambassador to France, on Monday. She praised for her service in this and other capacities.

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    Albanian Crisis

    Mr. Burns briefed reporters on the latest developments in the crisis in Tirana, the capital of Albania. He announced that the U.S. armed forces had temporarily cease helicopter…

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