10,296May 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 ...
4,707Jan 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). ...
1,537Jun 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 ...
949Mar 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 ...
778Jan 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 ...
757Jan 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 ...
699Aug 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 ...
679Dec 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 ...
622Dec 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 ...
557Jul 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 ...
438Apr 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 ...
424Jul 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 ...
393Jan 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 ...
375Jul 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 ...
374Apr 9, 2014
Foreign Assistance Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) priorities for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. He described the agency’s work on global hunger, ...
371Dec 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, ...
361Oct 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 ...
356Mar 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.
352Jul 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 ...
330Apr 14, 2014
Economic Aid to Ukraine
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Ukraine’s Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak spoked to reporters following a meeting to discuss economic aid to Ukraine.
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