531Apr 20, 1999
Miltary Action in Yugoslavia
Secretary Albright testified regarding the NATO military strikes on Yugoslavia. She stated that NATO strikes will continue until Serb forces are removed from Kosovo, the refugees are allowed to ...
122Sep 28, 2000
Slavery Throughout the World
Witnesses testified about the extent to which slavery remains in existence in various parts of the globe. They focused on how children were affected by poverty, war and famine, and how these ...
91Oct 25, 2000
Weapons Technology Transfer from Russia to Iran
State Department officials testified about a 1995 agreement approved by Vice President Gore and then Prime Minister Chernomyrdin allowing sales of Russian conventional weapons to Iran despite a 1992 ...
76Oct 7, 1999
Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Part 1
Witnesses testified about the merits of ratifying the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. Among the issues addressed were the ability of the U.S. to verify low-level nuclear testing, the threat of ...
46Sep 26, 2000
U.S. Foreign Policy
Secretary Albright testified about the direction and goals of U.S. foreign policy at the end of the Clinton administration. Among the topics she addressed were recent elections in Yugoslavia, ...
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 ...
45Oct 7, 1999
Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Part 2
Witnesses testified about the merits of ratifying the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. Among the issues discussed were the ability to verify low-level nuclear testing by other countries, the ...
43Oct 12, 1999
U.S. Policy Towards North Korea
Witnesses testified about the current relationship between the United States and North Korea. Mr. Perry outlined the U.S. concerns regarding North Korea’s long range missiles and ...
42Nov 2, 1999
Threat of Extremist Movements to the U.S.
Witnesses testified about potential terrorist threats to the U.S. and ways to combat terrorism by small groups with international ties. Among the issues discussed were which groups posed the ...
42Nov 5, 1999
Ambassador to New Zealand Confirmation Hearing
Senator Durbin introduced Senator Moseley-Braun as the nominee for ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa. Former Senator Carol Moseley-Braun testified regarding her qualifications for the ...
36Feb 8, 2000
State Department Budget
Secretary Albright testified about a variety of funding and foreign policy priorities. She also talked about the Russian war in Chechnya and about efforts to build an anti-missile defense ...
35Nov 5, 1999
The Asian Economic Crisis
Witnesses testified regarding lessons learned from the Asian economic crisis and the actions of the International Monetary Fund in resolving the crisis. They focused on the need for countries ...
33Jun 24, 1999
United Nations Ambassador Confirmation
Mr. Holbrooke testified about his diplomacy in the Balkans, where he had served for several years as President Clinton’s chief envoy. Several senators asked about his close dealings ...
32Oct 14, 1999
Situation in Pakistan
Secretary Inderfurth testified regarding the military coup in Pakistan. He focused on the U.S. response to the coup, and the prompt return of civilian rule. He also talked about the need ...
32Feb 22, 2000
East Asian Hotspots
Senators heard testimony on potential hotspots in East Asia, including
China, Japan, Indonesia and Korea. The committee considered economic, political,
and strategic opportunities ...
30Feb 10, 2000
Russian Espionage at the State Department
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee heard testimony about Russian intelligence activities directed at the Department of State, including the bugging of a conference room in 1999.
28Nov 2, 1999
Ambassador Confirmation Hearing
Following his introduction by Senators Gramm, Feinstein, Boxer and Harkin, the committee questioned Mr. Manatt on his nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic. After a ...
28Aug 4, 1999
Witnesses testified about proposed legislation that would increase military aid to Taiwan. They warned that the legislation was risky since current tensions between China and Taiwan might grow ...
27Jan 21, 2000
U.S. Participation in the United Nations
In a rare meeting outside of Washington, DC, committee members heard testimony about forthcoming reform at the United Nations and about the U.S. debt to the U.N. During his testimony Ambassador ...
26Oct 28, 1999
U.S. Ambassador to China Confirmation
Admiral Prueher testified about his nomination to be the U.S. Ambassador to China. He said that he would work to advance human rights concerns with Chinese leaders and that he would work to ...
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