U.S. Government

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 09:14
President waives application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act fully or partially with respect to military aid and/or peacekeeping assistance with regards to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, Nigeria, and South Sudan.
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 07:43
In the year since the formation of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL we have made progress on our campaign to degrade and defeat this unprecedented terrorist scourge.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 12:46
The President today delegated authority to the Secretary of State to direct the drawdown of up to $45 million in defense articles and services, as well as military education and training, to support Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria's efforts to defeat Boko Haram.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 11:26
Robert Burgess, Director of the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, gives his remarks on the CAREC.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 08:41
Thank you so much for the warm introduction. It is a pleasure to be here today, especially at Columbia with folks like Professor Sarah Cleveland, Professor Elazar Barkan, and Greta Moseson here today.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 07:28
Pursuant to section 706(1) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-228) (FRAA), I hereby identify the following countries as major drug transit and/or major illicit drug producing countries: Afghanistan, The Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Laos, Mexico, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela.
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 07:25
The United States is deeply disappointed and concerned by the verdict handed down by an Egyptian court to the three Al-Jazeera journalists - Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste.
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 06:55
This week marked another reform milestone for Ukraine—the newly trained Patrol Police in Odesa were publicly sworn-in in front of Ukraine’s President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, and Minister of Internal Affairs Avakov.
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 06:03
Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz, the second in command of the terrorist group ISIL, was killed in a U.S. military air strike on August 18 while traveling in a vehicle near Mosul, Iraq, along with an ISIL media operative known as Abu Abdullah.