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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Rice testified about the Bush administration’s latest Iraq policy and plans to add 21,500 troops to the forces stationed in Iraq in an effort to bring greater security to…

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    Senate Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. During her testimony, she choked up as she spoke of comforting…

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    Ukraine Anti-Government Protests

    Former U.S. national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and two State Department officials testified on political turmoil ongoing in Ukraine.

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    Law of the Sea Treaty

    Secretaries Clinton and Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey testified on the United Nations Law of the Sea Treaty, an international convention that sets rules for…

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    Vietnam War Hearing 1971

    On April 22nd, 1971, 27 year-old former Navy Lt. John Kerry testified against U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War as a member of "Vietnam Veterans Against the War". Senator J. William…

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    Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

    Senior State Department officials testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other…

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    Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

    Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war…

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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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    Authorization for Use of Military Force in Syria

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Joint Chiefs Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Obama administrations’s case for the use of force against…

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    Situation in Sudan and South Sudan

    Witnesses testified on the independence of and insecurity in Sudan and South Sudan. Committee members discussed U.S. policies toward Sudan and South Sudan, including how the two…

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    Soldiers' Stories from the Afghan War

    Veterans of combat operations in Afghanistan testified about their experiences and offered advice from the perspective of soldiers and junior officers in the field. Most said that U.S.…

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    Terrorist Threat in Somalia

    Witnesses testified about efforts by Somalia, the U.S., and the international community to eliminate terrorist threats to Somalia’s security, such as the al-Qaida affiliated…

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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 State Nomination Hearing

    Senator Clinton testified about her nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics she addressed were U.S. foreign policy priorities in various regions, including the Middle East…

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified on national security and foreign policy priorities for the State Department in the proposed fiscal year 2015 international affairs budget. The…

    2,395 views
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    Syria, Ukraine, and the Middle East

    Officials from the State and Defense Departments and foreign policy scholars testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the growing threat of terrorism in Syria and…

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    Civil Unrest in South Sudan

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing about the civil unrest and growing ethnic violence in South Sudan.

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on her department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request. She answered questions on Russia entering the World Trade Organization, Egypt,…

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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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    Syrian Civil War

    Experts on Syria testified on the country’s civil war and the Obama administration’s approach to the conflict. Among the issues addressed were the flow of refugees to other…

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