27,323Jul 7, 2011
Somalia Outlook, Panel 2
Witnesses testified about relations with Somalia and various security threats in the region. Among the topics they addressed were piracy, terrorism, the refugee situation, and the impact of ...
11,991Jan 23, 2013
House Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The secretary faced questions about why there were not more security ...
11,786Feb 29, 2012
State Department Fiscal Year 2013 Budget
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on her department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request.
8,847Dec 11, 2012
Conflict in Eastern Congo
Witnesses testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged Rwandan support ...
5,671Apr 22, 2009
U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities
Secretary of State Clinton testified on U.S. foreign policy priorities before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Among the topics she addressed were the Obama administration’s approach ...
4,118May 31, 2011
Global Autism Awareness
Officials from domestic and international groups testified about autism. Among the topics they addressed were international efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease, ...
3,385May 24, 2011
International Child Abduction
International law and child custody attorneys and parents whose children were abducted to Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, Turkey, Japan and Russia testified at a hearing on American children who were ...
2,679Nov 19, 2009
Cuban Travel Ban
Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to lift the ban on travel by U.S. citizens to Cuba. Among the issues addressed were the potential impact on Cuba’s government and ...
2,571Sep 20, 2011
Human Rights in North Korea
North Korean prisoner camp survivors testified before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights. The hearing took place as U.S. Special Envoy for North Korea Robert King met with ...
2,332Jun 18, 1991
Current Events in Ethiopia
The subcommittee heard testimony on the continuing political upheavals in Ethiopia, and the U.S. policy towards the civil strife and famine in the war-torn country. Witnesses testified on the ...
2,101Oct 27, 2011
U.S. Foreign Policy
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on U.S. foreign policy. Topics included Afghanistan and Pakistan, U.S. withdrawal from Iraq, israel-Palestin relations, and Russia, India, and ...
1,944Aug 4, 2011
Ethnic Cleansing and Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan
Witnesses testified at an emergency hearing about a growing humanitarian crisis in Sudan. Bradford Phillips said that between 70,000 to 90,000 people would die in the Sudan region if the U.N. ...
1,833Mar 8, 2011
Post-War Democratic Republic of Congo
The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa heard testimony on Eastern Congo, and the problems facing it since the war ended in 2003.
1,644Dec 20, 2012
Benghazi Consulate Attack Report, Part 2
State Department Deputy Secretaries William Burns and Thomas Nides continued their testimony on the findings of a report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, ...
1,579Jul 7, 2011
Somalia Outlook, Panel 1
Current and former State Department officials testified about relations with Somalia and various security threats in the region. Among the topics they addressed were piracy, terrorism, the ...
1,575Aug 2, 2011
Hydrocephalus Treatment in Uganda
Witnesses testified about treatment for hydrocephalus. Benjamin Warf spoke about his new surgical procedure that reduced the number of hydrocephalus-related deaths in Ugandan ...
1,535Sep 18, 2013
Benghazi Consulate Attack
Patrick Kennedy testified on State Department internal actions to address its responsibility for the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The Accountability Review Board ...
1,479Oct 25, 2011
U.S. Military Forces in Uganda
Defense and State Department officials testified on President Obama’s decision to send 100 U.S. military advisers to advise local forces fighting the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its ...
1,465Jan 18, 2011
Future of Sudan
Witnesses testified about the future of Sudan following a referendum to decide if the south would cede from the north, forming two separate countries. Early results showed overwhelming support ...
1,294May 5, 2011
Security Issues in Europe and Eurasia
Witnesses testified about the U.S. relationship with European, Middle East and Asian allies, as well as international counterterrorism operations. They also talked about Pakistan and whether ...
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