10,108May 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 ...
4,627Jan 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). ...
1,477Jun 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 ...
878Mar 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 ...
721Jan 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 ...
658Aug 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 ...
562Dec 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 ...
540Jan 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 ...
488Jul 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 ...
385Jan 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 ...
351Jul 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 ...
339Oct 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 ...
314Apr 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 ...
310Mar 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.
298Jul 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 ...
298May 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, ...
296Oct 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 ...
293Jul 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 ...
280Apr 5, 2011
Bill Gates on Development Aid
Bill Gates testified before the European Parliament about the health and education programs sponsored or performed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
269Mar 29, 2013
Promoting Democracy and Prosperity in Africa
African leaders spoke about promoting democracy and African prosperity. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to build democratic institutions following periods of civil war and strife, ...
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