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  • US Military Forces in Uganda
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    U.S. Military Forces in Uganda

    Defense and State Department officials testified on President Obama’s decision to send 100 U.S. military advisers to advise local forces fighting the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its…

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  • Hydrocephalus Treatment in Uganda
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    Hydrocephalus Treatment in Uganda

    Witnesses testified about treatment for hydrocephalus. Benjamin Warf spoke about his new surgical procedure that reduced the number of hydrocephalus-related deaths in Ugandan children.…

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  • Ethnic Cleansing and Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan
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    Ethnic Cleansing and Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan

    Witnesses testified at an emergency hearing about a growing humanitarian crisis in Sudan. Bradford Phillips said that between 70,000 to 90,000 people would die in the Sudan region if the U.N. did…

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  • Somalia Outlook Panel 1
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    Somalia Outlook, Panel 1

    Current and former State Department officials testified about relations with Somalia and various security threats in the region. Among the topics they addressed were piracy, terrorism, the…

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  • US Security Interests in Libya
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    U.S. Security Interests in Libya

    James Steinberg testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about U.S. security interests in Libya.

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  • PostWar Democratic Republic of Congo
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    Post-War Democratic Republic of Congo

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa heard testimony on Eastern Congo, and the problems facing it since the war ended in 2003.

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  • Future of Sudan
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    Future of Sudan

    Witnesses testified about the future of Sudan following a referendum to decide if the south would cede from the north, forming two separate countries. Early results showed overwhelming…

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  • Situation in Kenya
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    Situation in Kenya

    Mr. Swan and Mr. Gottlieb testified about the December 27, 2007 parliamentary elections in Kenya. When President Kibaki was announced as the winner, supporters of opposition leader Odinga…

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  • Political Situation in Kenya
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    Political Situation in Kenya

    Rep. Donald Payne, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, talked about Kenya’s political situation and the turmoil over the December 27 election. Rep. Payne held a…

    161 views
  • HIVAIDS and Nutritional Aid
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    HIV/AIDS and Nutritional Aid

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health held a hearing titled “The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: Is It Fulfilling the Nutrition and Food Security Needs of…

    128 views
  • African Water Resources
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    African Water Resources

    Witnesses testified about a water crisis in Africa, international environmental policy, and efforts to provide relief. Among the issues they addressed were the lack of safe drinking water…

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  • Genocide in Darfur
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    Genocide in Darfur

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region, and the U.S. response to the violence in the region. Among the topics they addressed were the…

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  • Genocide in Darfur
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    Genocide in Darfur

    A rally was held on the National Mall before the U.S. Capitol to raise public awareness of genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan and to put public pressure on the administration to take…

    632 views
  • US Policy Toward Iran
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    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    The House International Relations Committee held a hearing on United States policy toward Iran. Among the topics they addressed were Iranian nuclear programs and potential weapons development,…

    261 views
  • Situation in Sudan
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    Situation in Sudan

    The House International Relations Committee held a hearing on the Darfur situation in Sudan. Deputy Secretary Zoellick testified about consolidating peace while confronting genocide.

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  • Situation in Sudan
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    Situation in Sudan

    Panelists discussed efforts to end the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. They spoke about successful efforts to lobby the U.S. government to label the events in Darfur “genocide,” and…

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  • US Policy Toward Africa
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    U.S. Policy Toward Africa

    Secretary Powell talked about the African Growth and Opportunity Act. He also described his recent visit to Sudan where he met United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to talk about the extreme violence…

    112 views
  • War Crimes in Africa
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    War Crimes in Africa

    Ambassador Prosper and representatives of international human rights organizations talked about war crimes in Africa.

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  • Assistance for Liberia
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    Assistance for Liberia

    Congressional Black Caucus members talked about President Bush’s decision to place U.S. forces off the coast of Liberia. They urged the president to articulate a definitive policy on the…

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  • US Policy Towards Liberia
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    U.S. Policy Towards Liberia

    Rep. Payne, ranking member of the House International Relations Subcommittee on Africa, talked about U.S. policy towards Liberia and the Bush administration’s plans to send military troops…

    176 views
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