10,248May 19, 2011
U.S. Middle East Policy
President Obama talked about U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, focusing on political reforms after a wave of popular uprisings in Arab countries from Tunisia to Syria.
In his remarks he ...
4,687Jan 8, 2010
Global Reproductive Health Services
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other State Department officials delivered remarks commemorating the 15th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). ...
1,527Jun 11, 2012
Women Leaders on Foreign Assistance and Development
Current and former presidents spoke about their experiences as women leaders. Among the topics they addressed were leadership challenges in developing nations, foreign aid and assistance ...
907Mar 3, 2010
USAID Fiscal Year 2011 Budget
Rajiv Shah testified about the fiscal year 2011 budget for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Among the topics addressed during the hearing were aid efforts in Haiti, Iraq and ...
756Jan 6, 2010
Secretary Clinton Remarks on Foreign Policy
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the importance of foreign aid and development programs and said that it was time to “elevate development as a central pillar of all that we do in ...
710Jan 9, 2013
Book Discussion on The Big Truck That Went By
Correspondent Jonathan Katz talked about his book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, about the failure to rebuild the country even ...
697Aug 20, 2013
White House Daily Briefing
Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. He said the reports that suggested the White House had cut off aid to Egypt were “not accurate.” An aide from Senator ...
650Dec 27, 1991
Book Discussion on No Longer Enemies; Not Yet Friends
Mr. Downs, author of No Longer Enemies, Not Yet Friends: An American Soldier Returns to Vietnam and director of the prosthetic and sensory aids service for the Veterans' Administration ...
539Jul 28, 2012
America's Foreign Policy at Mid-Century
Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World War II. Prior to this war, America was committed to a non-interventionism, reflecting ...
519Dec 19, 2013
World Bank Anti-Corruption Efforts
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined the organization’s efforts to stop corruption in its development projects. He was joined by panelists in a discussion on ways to control ...
403Jul 31, 2013
Senate Debate on Aid to Egypt, Part 1
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) offered an amendment to a transportation bill to cut off aid to Egypt until it holds democratic elections.*The measure would redirect $1.5 billion to bridge construction and ...
389Jan 24, 2013
Senator Coats on U.S. Foreign Policy
Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), ranking member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, talked about the impact of the federal budget and debt concerns on U.S. foreign policy ...
375Apr 25, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Foreign Aid Budget
Rajiv Shah and Daniel Yohannes testified on the budget request for their respective foreign assistance programs, the Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Millennium Challenge ...
371Jul 8, 2013
White House Daily Briefing
Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He talked about the change of government in Egypt and said “it’s not in the best interest of United States to change our assistance ...
357Oct 18, 1999
Foreign Aid Bill Veto
President Clinton told reporters that he had vetoed the foreign aid appropriations bill because it did not provide adequate funding and did not provide for implementation of the Whye River Accords ...
344Jul 18, 2008
After Words with Timothy Lynch
Timothy Lynch talked about the book he co-wrote with Robert Singh, After Bush: The Case for Continuity in American Foreign Policy, published by Cambridge University Press. In his book he ...
344Dec 10, 2013
Foreign Aid to Jordan and Lebanon
Witnesses testified on U.S. foreign aid for Jordan and Lebanon. Among the issues they addressed were a recent influx of Syrian refugees, the impact of refugee populations on host countries, ...
341Mar 6, 2012
U.S. Agency for International Development Fiscal Year 2013 Budget
Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development fiscal year 2013 budget request.
318May 14, 2008
Book Discussion on The Candy Bombers
Andrei Cherny talked about the Berlin Airlift of 1948. He talked about the geopolitical scenario that led to the blockade of West Berlin by the Soviet Union for 11 months. During this time, ...
313Oct 28, 2010
Rajiv Shah gave the keynote address at the U.S.-India People to People Conference. He talked about President Obama’s upcoming to Asia trip and U.S. relations with India. He also ...
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