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    Iran Presidency and Human Rights

    Witnesses testified on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s human rights record since taking office on August 4, 2013.

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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange

    Witnesses testified on the national security implications of the exchange of five Taliban detainees for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Witnesses included a soldier who served alongside…

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    Counterterrorism Bureau Budget

    Tina Kaidanow testified at a hearing assessing the budget and policies of the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism. The main responsibilities of the Counterterrorism…

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    Iran Nuclear Compliance

    National security and intelligence officials testified on the status of Iran’s nuclear compliance, and addressed what the international community can do to evaluate and enforce…

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    Afghanistan Reconstruction

    Charles Johnson and John Sopko testified on U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. John Sopko told committee members that a lot of money spent on Afghanistan reconstruction…

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    Tiananmen Square Protests 25th Anniversary

    Survivors from the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square protests and massacre shared their stories at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing marking the 25th anniversary of the student…

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    U.S.-Mexico Relations

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Mexico security and trade cooperation. Topics included the high rates of weapons smuggled from the U.S. to Mexico, and drug…

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    Boko Haram and Nigerian Schoolgirls Abduction

    State and Defense Department officials testified on the threat of Boko Haram in the wake of the militant Islamist group’s abduction of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls. Sarah Sewell…

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    Foreign Affairs Bills Markup

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee marked up pending legislation intended to condemn the abduction of Nigerian girls, help combat human trafficking, protect children from exploitation, and…

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    Central African Republic Conflict

    State Department officials and others testified on the worsening situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). They discussed famine, the difference between peacekeeping and security,…

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    U.S. Anti-Drug Trafficking Operations

    Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, U.S. Southern Commander John Kelly, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Luis Arreaga testified on U.S. anti-drug trafficking…

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    U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Negotiations

    State Department officials testified before a House Foreign Affairs joint subcommittee hearing on U.S.-Russia nuclear arms negotiations as relations with Russia deteriorated in the wake of…

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    Foreign Assistance Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) priorities for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. He described the agency’s work on…

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    Markup Hearing of Ukraine, Burma and Taiwan Bills

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee marked up three pieces of legislation: H. R. 418, regarding Myanmar (Burma; H, Res. 494, a resolution affirming the importance of the Taiwan…

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    U.S.-Taiwan Relations

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kin Moy testified at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on U.S. and Taiwan relations. Formal recognition…

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for his department and current foreign policy challenges,…

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    Russian Intervention in Ukraine Markup

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee marked up Resolution 499, which condemns the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine

    Officials from the State and Treasury Departments and the U.S. Agency for International Development testified on steps being taken by the Obama administration to impose tougher sanctions on…

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    Al-Qaida in Iraq

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran Brett McGurk testified on the resurgence of al-Qaida in Iraq.

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    Iran Nuclear Deal

    Witnesses testified on the details of the Iran nuclear agreement reached in November 2013. Members of both parties and scientists criticized the Obama administration’s deal with Iran,…

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