20Jan 14, 2011
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service
Dignitaries and family members participated in a memorial service for Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.
306Jan 4, 2008
Book Discussion on The Great Experiment
Strobe Talbott talked about his book The Great Experiment: The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, and the Quest for a Global Nation, published by Simon and ...
39Oct 19, 2004
Book Discussion on Engaging India
Mr. Talbott talked about his book Engaging India: Diplomacy, Democracy, and the Bomb, published by Brookings Institution Press. The author discussed U.S.-India relations and ...
3Mar 29, 2004
Senator Lugar talked about new strategies to combat global terrorism and promote peace in the Middle East. Among the issues he addressed were improving economic conditions in the region, ...
35Jun 29, 2002
Book Discussion on The Russia Hand
Mr. Talbott, former Clinton administration advisor on policy toward the former Soviet Union, sat down with Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria, to discuss his latest book, The ...
52Jan 14, 2002
Book Discussion on The Age of Terror
Mr. Talbott, co-editor of The Age of Terror: America and the World After September 11, published by Basic Books, talked about the history and events surrounding the September 11 attacks ...
53Jun 8, 2001
Russia: Ten Years After
Experts talked about developments in Russia since the fall of the Soviet Union. Among the topics they addressed were the nature of U.S.-Russia relations, arms control, the Russian economy, and ...
75Apr 4, 2000
Chechnya, Russia, and U.S. Policy and Aid Programs
Witnesses testified about the Russian war in Chechnya, potential human rights violations in the region, and what direction newly elected President Putin might take in the region. They also ...
15Oct 19, 1999
U.S. Policy Towards Russia
Mr. Talbot testified regarding U.S. engagement with Russia and the importance of this relationship for the U.S. He stressed that Russia’s nuclear arsenal must be controlled, and that the ...
12Apr 19, 1999
Military Strikes on Yugoslavia
Officials announced that President Clinton would seek emergency supplemental spending to offset the cost of Operation Allied Force. The plan would spend $6 billion on replacing ordinance and ...
7Jul 1, 1998
Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
Mr. Talbott and scientists discussed the recent nuclear tests in south Asia, the future of arms control, and the goals of the 1968 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
21Jun 29, 1998
Tidewater Meeting 30th Anniversary Luncheon
Mr. Talbott and Mr. Wolfensohn spoke about the 1968 event in which the world’s official development met to discuss issues and challenges in development cooperation.
17May 28, 1998
Nuclear Testing in Pakistan
Deputy Secretary Talbott talked about the nuclear testing in Pakistan and what the proper response from the United States should be. He discussed the military consequences and the possibility ...
33Mar 20, 1998
Germany and the New Europe
Panelists discussed the role Germany will play in the expansion of the North American Treaty Organization, as well as the changes currently underway in Europe. Former American diplomats and ...
12Mar 20, 1998
Kinkel and Talbott spoke about U.S.-German relations and U.S. and German leadership on initiatives such as NATO expansion, European integration and Bosnian reconstruction. This was part of the ...
6Feb 2, 1998
Secretary Talbott discussed Secretary Albright’s trip to confer with allies on Iraq policy and NATO expansion.
4Jan 30, 1998
Annual Human Rights Report
Secretaries Talbott and Shattuck briefed reporters on the annual Department of State report on human rights abuses around the world. Shattuck talked about specific problems in various countries ...
22Jul 21, 1997
U.S. Policy in Central Asia
Deputy Secretary Talbott spoke about U.S. policy in Central Asia and the Caucasus region, the region between the Black and Caspian seas. Mr. Wolfowitz opened the discussion and talked ...
8Jul 2, 1997
NATO Summit Preview
Administration foreign policy advisers previewed the president’s upcoming trip to Madrid for a NATO summit to discuss the admission of new members. They stressed the importance of ...
5May 21, 1997
Presidential European Trip
Administration officials briefed reporters on the president’s upcoming trip to Europe. They outlined his agenda for the trip, which includes a NATO expansion agreement signing with ...
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