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    U.S. Military Action Against Iraq, Day 1

    Witnesses testified about possible military action in Iraq in order to facilitate a change of regime. Among the topics addressed were Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction building…

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    U.S. Military Action Against Iraq, Day 2

    Witnesses testified about possible military action in Iraq in order to facilitate a change of regime. Among the topics they addressed were sources of opposition to Sadam…

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    Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

    General Powell testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the issues he addressed were national missile defense, troop deployment in the Balkans, Middle East policy,…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Ms. Albright and Mr. Kissinger testified about potential military action against Iraq and diplomatic efforts to get Iraq to comply with United Nations resolutions. Among the…

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    Nuclear Terrorism

    Scientists testified about the threats of nuclear terrorism. Among the topics they addressed were information and technology available to potential terrorists, methods of delivery,…

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    International Family Planning

    Witnesses testified about Bush administration rules restricting funding for international family planning programs. The restrictions place limits on non-governmental organizations that…

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    Global Reach of al-Qaida

    Witnesses testified about the extent to which the al-Qaida terrorist network had a presence in countries outside of Afghanistan and about the effectiveness of international efforts to…

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    Developments in Afghanistan

    Witnesses testified about U.S. policy toward Afghanistan. Topics included Afghan women’s rights, President Karzai and the new government, the role of U.S. military forces, and…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Former government officials testified about potential military action against Iraq, diplomatic efforts to authorize enforcement of United Nations resolutions, and appropriate Congressional…

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    International Campaign Against Terrorism

    Secretary Powell testified about international efforts to combat global terrorism. Among the issues he addressed were the strength of the international coalition, the objectives of…

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    Ambassadorial Nominations

    Four ambassadorial nominees testified about their qualifications to represent the U.S. in the United Kingdom, Russia, France and Malta, respectively. Senator McConnell introduced…

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    Policy Options in Somalia

    Witnesses testified about relations between the U.S. and Somalia, terrorist activity in Somalia, the problems of weak governments in the region, and long-term policy options in the effort…

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    Ambassador Nominations

    Committee members questioned Nancy Powell of Iowa on her nomination to be ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. They questioned Richard Baltimore III of New York on his…

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    U.S.-Russia Nuclear Treaty

    Secretary Powell testified about a nuclear weapons reduction treaty signed by President Bush and Russian President Putin. The treaty would reduce by two-thirds current stockpiles to a…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Powell testified about potential military action against Iraq and diplomatic efforts to draft a United Nations resolution demanding that Iraq comply with previous resolutions.

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    Public Diplomacy

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    Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation

    Witnesses testified about the refugee crisis in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were the existing problems created by the long standing civil war, increased pressures…

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    Ambassador to Afghanistan Nomination

    Mr. Finn gave an opening statement in a brief hearing on his nomination as Ambassador to Afghanistan.

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    Reducing Nuclear Threats from Russia

    Witnesses testified about international efforts to reduce Russia’s stockpile of nuclear weapons. Among the issues they addressed were the threat of nuclear proliferation,…

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    United Nations Reform

    Ambassador Holbrooke testified about United Nations operations, the pace of reform at the UN, and future challenges facing the UN.

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