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    George Washington University Commencement

    Representative Stephen Solarz (D-New York) received an honorary degree from George Washington University. The main theme of his commencement speech was the role of the U.S. in the Persian…

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    U.S. Relief Efforts for Refugees in Iraq

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee heard testimony on the relief efforts being undertaken by the U.S. and allied militaries in Iraq for Kurdish refugees in northern Iraq.

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    Turkey's Involvement in Post-War Middle East

    Turkish President Turgut Ozal talked about the prospects for peace in the Middle East after the war against Iraq. He described Turkey’s involvement in the Persian Gulf War as a member of…

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    Fiscal Year 1992 Security Assistance

    The committee heard testimony from Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney on necessary changes in the Department of Defense due to changes in the world political order, including the end of the…

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    Congressional Reaction to President's Speech

    Members of Congress spoke to reporters on their reaction to the President George H.W. Bush’s address to a Joint Session of Congress earlier in the evening. Responses mainly concerned appreciation…

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    Fiscal Year 1992 International Affairs Budget

    The committee heard testimony from James Baker, U.S. Secretary of State, on the fiscal year 1992 federal budget proposal. In his remarks, Baker outlined a plan for the Middle East following…

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    House Session

    The House passed H. Con. Res. 41, condemning the Iraqi attack against Israel. The House passed H. Con. Res. 48, condemning the brutal treatment by the government of Iraq of captured service…

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    Persian Gulf War

    Representative Robert Michel,R-Illinois, Minority Leader, Representative Curt Weldon, R-Pennsylvania, Representative Lawrence Coughlin, R-Pennsylvania, and Representative Stephen Solarz,…

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    House Session

    The House met in a rare Saturday session to complete action on 3 resolutions regarding U.S policy in the Persian Gulf. It passed H. Con. Res. 32, to express the sense of Congress that Congress…

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    House Session

    The House completed all general debate on the situation in the Middle East. The House agreed to three extensions of the time for general debate by two hours, four hours, and four hours,…

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    Rule for U.S. Persian Gulf Resolutions

    The committee took up and voted on a rule to determine the procedure to be taken for the Persian Gulf debate in Congress. The rule called for the House to take twelve hours of general…

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    Events in the Persian Gulf

    After a briefing from Defense Secretary Dick Cheney and Secretary of State James Baker, Mr. Solarz and Mr. Fascell spoke to reporters. Mr. Solarz repeated that the United States would use…

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    Foreign Policy Issues

    Rep. Solarz spoke about the situation in the Persian Gulf and the Democratic House leadership’s handling of the crisis. He also characterized the mood of the 102nd Congress as uncertain and…

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    U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

    Four members of Congress met with President Bush on December 14 to talk about Persian Gulf policies. Mr. Lugar and Mr. McCain expressed the president’s desire for a solid show of support from…

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    U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

    Secretary Baker, in testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about the Persian Gulf crisis, said that Iraq’s decision to free all hostages is related to the previous week’s…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 461, to restrict the amendments considered with H.R. 4739. The House continued consideration of amendments to H.R. 4739, to authorize appropriations for military…

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    Report on Persian Gulf Situation

    Secretary James Baker reported to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the recent events in the Persian Gulf. He described the efforts at building a strong international diplomatic…

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