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    Global Refugee Crisis

    The subcommittee heard testimony on proposed appropriations for refugee programs.

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    Chechnya, Russia, and U.S. Policy and Aid Programs

    Witnesses testified about the Russian war in Chechnya, potential human rights violations in the region, and what direction newly elected President Putin might take in the region. They…

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    U.S. Anti-Drug Aid for Colombia

    Witnesses testified about a plan to provide a $1.6 billion aid package to Colombia to assist in efforts to end the drug trade. The emergency spending package would train and equip…

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    1993 Humanitarian Aid Appropriations

    The subcommittee heard testimony on foreign humanitarian aid appropriations for fiscal year 1993. Witnesses included members of humanitarian aid groups including Bread for the World and the…

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    Department of State Budget Proposal

    Secretary Powell testified about the State Department’s funding request of fiscal year 2005, operations in Iraq, and reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. He also commented on…

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    Foreign Assistance to Latin America

    Subcommittee resumed hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 1990 for foreign assistance program, focusing on Latin America.

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    Foreign Operations Appropriations

    Secretary Albright testified about the State Department’s funding and the situation in the Balkans, including the refugee crisis and the NATO military action against Serbian…

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    Counterdrug Initiatives

    Witnesses testified about U.S. efforts to curb drug trafficking in the hemisphere. They talked about the newly renamed Andean Anti-drug Initiative, aid to Colombia and the region, law…

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    Economic Aid to New Independent States

    Witnesses testified on aid to new independent states including Estonia, Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Georgia, and the Ukraine. Mr. Talbott focused on assistance to the Russian…

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    Foreign Operations Appropriations

    Senators heard testimony about foreign operations appropriations. Secretary Albright pointed to such high-profile operations as the Middle East Peace Process, and the situation in…

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    Aid to Panama & Nicaragua

    The committee discussed supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1990, including an aid package for Panama, Nicaragua, and the World Bank.

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    Contra Aid

    Subcommittee on Foreign Operations concluded hearings on S. 760, to implement the bipartisan agreement of March 24, 1989 on Central America by providing continued humanitarian assistance to…

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    1992 Foreign Operations Appropriations Day 2

    The subcommittee continued to hear testimony on the Middle East peace process from Secretary of State James Baker, who recently spent 36 days over the course of two months touring the…

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    Foreign Aid

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from several business executives on the advantages of U.S. assistance to other nations. They testified about how this assistance benefits these…

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    State Department Budget

    Secretary Powell testified about State Department funding for fiscal year 2003. Among the topics he addressed were recovery operations in Afghanistan, the Middle East peace process,…

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    Fiscal Year 1991 Appropriations

    Secretary Baker testified on the proposed budget for the Department of State.

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    Agency for International Development Funding

    Mr. Atwood testified about the proposed budget for the Agency for International Development (AID) for fiscal year 2000. He enumerated spending priorities for the agency, particularly…

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    Foreign Operations Appropriations for FY 90

    Subcommittee resumed hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 1990 for foreign assistance programs, focusing on multilateral development banks, including World Bank,…

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    Foreign Assistance Appropriations

    Secretary Christopher testified on the administration’s 1996 foreign aid budget proposal of $21.3 billion. The secretary also reviewed President Clinton’s recent trip to…

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    Fiscal Year 1994 Foreign Operations Funding

    The subcommittee heard testimony from Secretary Christopher on funding for the Department of State’s foreign operations, including international aid programs and international finance…

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