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The Cuban Democracy Act and US policy toward Cuba – statement by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs Robert S. Gelbard

The Cuban Democracy Act and US policy toward Cuba – statement by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs Robert S. Gelbard – Transcript Mr. Chairman, I appreciate this opportunity to review with you US policy toward Cuba and our views on the Cuban Democracy Act (HR 5323). I commend the thorough review Congress has […]

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United States Foreign Operations Budget – Madeleine Albright speech

United States Foreign Operations Budget – Madeleine Albright speech – Transcript Statement before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations, Washington, DC, May 20, 1999. Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee: Good morning. I am pleased to be here to seek your support for the Administration’s request for funds for the foreign operations programs […]

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U.S. global leadership responsibilities: the G-7 Summit and beyond – Pres. Bill Clinton, June 16, 1995

U.S. global leadership responsibilities: the G-7 Summit and beyond – Pres. Bill Clinton, June 16, 1995 – Transcript From the beginning of our Administration I have worked hard to make the global economy work for the American people. We live and work in a global market. Our living standards depend upon our ability to compete […]

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Patterns of global terroism

Patterns of global terroism – excerpt from ‘Patterns of Global Terrorism: 1994’ released by the Office of Coordinator for Counterterrorism, April 1995 Text of Introduction from Patterns of Global Terrorism: 1994 released by the Department of State, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Washington, DC, April 1995. Terrorism continued to menace civil society in 1994. […]

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US-Philippines statement

US-Philippines statement – from the Defense Department’s Office of the Assistant Secretary Text of a statement released by the Office of the Assistant Secretary/ Spokesman, Washington, DC, November 6, 1992. The following joint statement was released after the meeting of the Philippines-U.S. Mutual Defense Board in Manila on November 6, 1992. The monthly meeting of […]

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International Women’s Day – letter to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

International Women’s Day – letter to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women – transcript George Bush International Women’s Day Barbara and I are delighted to send warm greetings to the members of the UN Commission on the Status of Women on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. We welcome the opportunity […]

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The future of international criminal justice – David J. Scheffer, US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues

The future of international criminal justice – David J. Scheffer, US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues – Transcript Address by U.S. Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues at the Peace Palace. The Hague, Netherlands. I am very pleased to be here this afternoon to address this distinguished audience about the future of international criminal […]

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Fact sheet: who belongs to what – membership in international organizations

Fact sheet: who belongs to what – membership in international organizations – includes related article on appointment of ambassadors Membership by country in selected international organizations. APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) participating economies 15 members: Australia, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), Thailand, United States […]

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Feature: travel tips on Russia

Feature: travel tips on Russia – includes related articles on consular information sheets, embassies, travel information and foreign-relations publication The following information was taken from a pamphlet entitled Tips for Travelers to Russia, which was released by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, US Department of State. and is available from the Superintendent of Documents, US […]

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The Importance of Public Diplomacy To American Foreign Policy – Madeleine Albright address

The Importance of Public Diplomacy To American Foreign Policy – Madeleine Albright address – Transcript Remarks at a ceremony commemorating the consolidation of the Department of State and the U.S. Information Agency, Washington, DC, October 1, 1999. Thank you for that great introduction Ambassador-designate Elam. Under Secretary Lieberman, Penn Kemble, men and women of USIA: […]