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  • Emerging Threats to American Security
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    Emerging Threats to American Security

    Senator Helms talked to students and faculty about the principles of the American republic, U.S. foreign policy, and the challenges of fostering domestic and international security. He also…

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  • National Security
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    National Security

    Senator Helms talked about his goals for U.S. foreign relations in the upcoming Congress. He focused on the reversal of the Rome Treaty, relations with Cuba, and the sale of arms to Taiwan.

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  • Foreign Relations Policy Agenda
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    Foreign Relations Policy Agenda

    Senator Helms, chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, talked about the agenda for the committee in the 107th Congress. He talked about the role of the committee with Republicans…

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  • US Foreign Policy
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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Secretary Albright testified about the direction and goals of U.S. foreign policy at the end of the Clinton administration. Among the topics she addressed were recent elections in…

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  • Slavery Throughout the World
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    Slavery Throughout the World

    Witnesses testified about the extent to which slavery remains in existence in various parts of the globe. They focused on how children were affected by poverty, war and famine, and how…

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  • Critical Issues Before the United Nations
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    Critical Issues Before the United Nations

    Senators and United Nations Security Council members discussed reform at the United Nations and how to pursue peacekeeping missions. Several members said that while the U.S. was critical to…

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  • State Department Budget
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    State Department Budget

    Secretary Albright testified about a variety of funding and foreign policy priorities. She also talked about the Russian war in Chechnya and about efforts to build an anti-missile defense…

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  • US Participation in the United Nations
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    U.S. Participation in the United Nations

    In a rare meeting outside of Washington, DC, committee members heard testimony about forthcoming reform at the United Nations and about the U.S. debt to the U.N. During his testimony…

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  • USUN Relations
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    U.S.-U.N. Relations

    Senator Helms spoke to the Security Council about the relationship between the U.S. and the United Nations. He said that the U.N. must implement reforms before it receives $926 million in…

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  • Security Council Meeting Reaction
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    Security Council Meeting Reaction

    Senator Helms and Ambassador Holbrooke spoke to reporters following an address to the Security Council in which Senator Helms calld for reforms at the United Nations.

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  • Policy Towards Iraq
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    Policy Towards Iraq

    Ambassador Butler testified about efforts by the United Nations to complete Iraqi disarmament and weapons monitoring after the Iraqi government expelled The United Nations Special…

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  • United Nations Ambassador Confirmation Hearings
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    United Nations Ambassador Confirmation Hearings

    As part of Mr. Holbrooke’s confirmation hearings as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, witnesses testified about proposed reforms to the United Nations' organizational structure and…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    Senators debated S.J. Res 20, authorizing military action in Yugoslavia under the War Powers Act.

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 1415, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal years 1992 and 1993. The Senate began consideration of H.R. 2698, making appropriations for…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 2508, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. The Senate passed S. 1434, to amend the Arms Control and Disarmament Act.

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 113, the Drunk Driving Child Protection Act, to increase the term of imprisonment for offenses involving driving while intoxicated when a minor is present in the…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate began consideration of S. 1435, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and the Arms Export Control Act.

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    Senator Wofford of Pennsylvania took the oath of office in the place of deceased Senator John Heinz. The Senate passed the Consumer Protection Against Price-Fixing Act and Dire Emergency…

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  • USChina Policy
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    U.S.-China Policy

    A panel of scholars and analysts discussed U.S. foreign policy towards China.

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