1,139Dec 19, 2012
Benghazi Consulate Attack Report
Tom Pickering, Admiral Mike Mullen, and William Burns spoke to reporters about the results of their investigation into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in which Ambassador ...
333Jun 8, 2012
History of Human Rights Policy
Senior diplomats spoke about the evolution of human rights policy at a day-long conference to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and ...
429Jun 4, 2012
Prevention of Nuclear-Armed Iran
Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear program.
This forum was part of an Arms Control Association conference on nuclear nonproliferation issues.
83Mar 12, 2012
Arab Chamber of Commerce Ambassador's Forum
Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering made opening remarks at a forum on the political and economic climate in the Middle East. He said Syria was on the verge of becoming a “genocidal ...
116Mar 27, 2011
U.S. Policy in Afghanistan
Thomas Pickering talked about the current situation with the U.S. in Afghanistan, as well as potential diplomatic means to shorten the length of operations there. Undersecretary Pickering ...
346Dec 22, 2010
Politics and Economics in South Asia
Scholars from two Washington think tanks and the head of Pakistan’s largest private security firm talked about the major forces shaping the politics and economics of India, Pakistan, and ...
131Apr 16, 2009
Panelists spoke about the Obama administration’s policy toward Iraq. Topics included efforts to stop the country’s nuclear program, possible cooperation on the war in Afghanistan, ...
195Jun 23, 2008
Bipartisan Foreign Policy Consensus
A public dialog on finding a bipartisan foreign policy consensus was moderated by Matt Rojansk. Topics included the most important foreign policy and national security issues for the next ...
66Dec 15, 2006
U.S. Policy Toward Iran
The panel members talked about political, military and diplomatic options for future policy toward Iran, as well as potential challenges for U.S. policy toward Israel and other countries in the ...
22Feb 6, 2001
Mr. Grove delivered the keynote address at the council’s 25th anniversary dinner.
10Nov 27, 2000
Undersecretary Pickering talked about his recent trip to Colombia. He is trying to help Colombia achieve both an end to its civil conflict and control of illegal drug trafficking. He ...
10Jun 9, 2000
U.S. Policy and the Middle East
Mr. Pickering and Mr. Lee spoke about U.S. policy in the Middle East and American attitudes toward Arab Americans. Mr. Pickering concentrated on the Middle East Peace process and ...
25Mar 24, 2000
Egypt and the Middle East Peace Process
Participants spoke about the relationship between Egypt and the U.S. Among the issues they addressed were how cooperation strengthened regional security, the future of the peace process in the ...
37Feb 24, 2000
U.S. Anti-Drug Aid for Colombia
Witnesses testified about a plan to provide a $1.6 billion aid package to Colombia to assist in efforts to end the drug trade. The emergency spending package would train and equip Colombian ...
17Jan 24, 2000
Russian Economic Issues
Former Prime Minister Gaidar spoke about developments in Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Among the issues he addressed were the effectiveness of Russian economic reforms, current ...
9Dec 31, 1999
State Department Year 2000 Briefing
Mr. Koskinen reported on preparations for the year 2000 rollover. He said that he will be in an airplane flying to New York at midnight to demonstrate his confidence that systems will not ...
18Dec 31, 1999
Year 2000 Update
Administration officials talked with reporters about the status of the year 2000 computer conversions in the Departments of State, Transportation, and Energy. Ms. Abrams said that the ...
8Dec 20, 1999
State Department Year 2000 Preparations
State Department officials briefed reporters on departmental and international preparations for the year 2000 computer problems and dangers to travelers and tourists abroad. After their ...
8Nov 5, 1999
U.S. Embassy Security Report
Secretary Albright talked with reporters about a report on U.S. embassy security and infrastructure. The report, prepared by the Overseas Presence Advisory Panel, makes recommendations for ...
46Oct 6, 1999
Civil Conflict in Colombia
Witnesses testified about the conflict in Columbia between the government and rebel bands backed by the drug cartels. Among the issues they discussed were the number of people displaced by the ...
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