126Sep 12, 1997
William Weld Nomination
Committee members met to discuss the status of the Weld nomination for the ambassadorship to Mexico. Sen. Helms defined the gathering as a “meeting” rather than a hearing and ...
102May 13, 1998
Nuclear Testing in India
Subcommittee members heard testimony from experts on the region concerning the recent nuclear testing that has occurred in India. The subcommittee will examine the effect the testing will have ...
88Jun 3, 1998
Nuclear Testing in Pakistan
Mr. Inderfurth testified about measures taken by the administration to halt further testing by Pakistan and India, and to bolster the stability of the region. Mr. Schneider talked ...
68Mar 18, 1997
The Future of China
Subcommittee members heard testimony from Secretary Lord and others
concerning developments in Chinese internal and external policies
after the death of Deng Xiaoping. They explored ...
62Sep 3, 1998
United Nations Weapons Inspections in Iraq
Mr. Ritter answered questions concerning U.S. policy towards Iraq and his recent resignation from UNSCOM. He accused the Clinton Administration of undermining its own policy of Iraqi ...
57Jan 8, 1997
Secretary of State Nomination Hearings, 1
Committee members heard testimony from Ambassador Albright, President Clinton’s Secretary of State nominee. Questions focused on the president’s and her views on a variety of ...
44Jul 23, 1998
International Criminal Court Establishment
Committee members questioned Ambassador Sheffer and Mr. Bolton on the creation of the International Criminal Court. They spoke out against the court and its potential relationship with the ...
37May 18, 1998
Situation in Indonesia
Subcommittee members heard from State Department officials on the student uprising in Indonesia. Mr. Roth talked about the economic problems and underlying reasons for the turmoil and what ...
35Jan 8, 1997
Secretary of State Nomination Hearings, 2
After their party caucus lunches, committee members heard continuing testimony from Ambassador Albright, President |Clinton’s Secretary of State nominee. Questions focused on the ...
31Feb 13, 1997
Ambassador to Vietnam Confirmation Hearing
Pete Peterson, former Democratic congressman from Florida, testified as President Clinton’s nominee for ambassador to Vietnam. He said that missing U.S. service personnel in Vietnam would ...
31Mar 2, 1998
Iraqi Internal Politics
Committee members heard testimony from foreign policy experts and a leader of anti-Hussein opposition in Iraq on whether Hussein can be overthrown. Mr. Chalabi testified about his new ...
28Jun 24, 1998
Asian Financial Developments
Subcommittee members heard testimony from Mr. Summers about the economic situation in Asia. He talked about his recent trip to Asia and his participation in the Tokyo meeting of finance ...
24Sep 17, 1998
State Department Management and Budget
In the wake of the bombing of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, witnesses testified about security problems at State Department facilities and the costs of upgrading security at those ...
23Feb 11, 1998
Kyoto Global Climate Change Agreement
Committee members heard testimony reviewing the Kyoto Global Climate Change Agreement. The pact was signed by the leaders of over 150 nations. Undersecretary Eizenstat talked about the ...
22Apr 8, 1997
Chemical Weapons Convention Part 1
Committee members heard testimony from three former secretaries of defense concerning their opposition to the Chemical Weapons Convention, which is currently pending ratification by the U.S. ...
21Oct 28, 1997
After their meeting, senators and Chinese dissidents talked briefly with reporters. They stressed the need for an end to human rights abuses in China and for a stronger U.S. policy to help ...
20Jan 29, 1997
U.N. Ambassador Confirmation Hearing
Committee members heard testimony from Bill Richardson, a member of the House since 1983 and President Clinton’s United Nations ambassador nominee. Rep. Richardson was supported by ...
16Jun 18, 1998
Senators heard testimony about U.S.-China relations. Mr. Roth testified about the Clinton administration’s “Engagement” policy, and the results of that policy, including ...
16Feb 10, 1998
Foreign Policy Overview and Budget Proposal
Committee members heard testimony from Secretary Albright regarding the current situation with Iraq, and reviewed her recent trip to Europe and the Middle East to discuss the situation with leaders ...
13Feb 24, 1998
NATO Expansion and Iraq
Committee members heard testimony regarding the impact that the recent agreement between the United Nations and Iraq will have on the expansion of NATO. The president’s defense team ...
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