Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 12:53

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations convened to review the current conflict in E. Congo and prospects for a peaceful resolution.  The witnesses concluded that there now exists a favorable environment for peace talks as a result of both international and domestic pressure.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 09:25

The Senate Subcommittee on Africa met to discuss the current state of human rights in Zimbabwe and the likelihood of meaningful democratic reform.  They examined restrictions of basic rights in Zimbabwe, and concluded that credible elections would be a first step in mending ties.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 08:33

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations met to examine the evolving threat of global terrorism, and the imperative for new strategies to combat the dangers posed to the U.S.  This included a review of African extremist groups who are growing in prominence.


Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 09:04

A nomination hearing for multiple positions related to U.S. policy towards Europe, including for Victornia Nuland to become Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs. Other positions include representatives to the OSCE and NATO.