572Oct 3, 2013
Iran's Nuclear Program
Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the status of Iran’s nuclear program. Other witnesses included former Obama and Bush ...
211Nov 8, 2012
U.S. Middle East Policy in the Obama Administration's Second Term
Former presidential advisers Dennis Ross and James Jeffrey assessed U.S. Middle East policy in the Obama administration’s second term. They talked about unrest in Syria and their concerns ...
214Jul 27, 2012
Aspen Security Forum, Lessons Learned from Iraq
Three former US Ambassadors to Iraq from both the Bush and Obama administrations, as well as the first Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence examine the Iraq war. This panel from the ...
282Mar 12, 2012
Economies of Arab Countries
A panel of U.S. ambassadors from Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, and other Arab countries talked about the economic and political prospects in those countries.
511Feb 3, 2011
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Iraq U.S. Forces Commander and the U.S. ambassador to Iraq gave an assessment on the transition in Iraq from a military mission to a civilian-led effort. They answered questions about a 2008 ...
373Feb 1, 2011
U.S. Transition to Civilian Mission in Iraq
Witnesses testified on the transition from a military-led mission to a civilian mission in Iraq. They focused on how the State Department planed to handle the transition and how it would affect ...
380Jul 20, 2010
Nominees testified about their qualifications to represent the U.S. as ambassadors in Iraq, Lebanon, Yemen and Turkey. They spoke about regional security issues, U.S. foreign policy goals in ...
78Jul 11, 2006
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
A hearing on evolving a national strategy for victory in Iraq focused on a recent Government Accountability Office report critical of several aspects of the Bush administration’s Iraq ...
47Jun 8, 2006
The witnesses testified on the progress of reconstruction in Iraq. Topics included death of Abu Musaab al-Zarqawi, reconstruction of Iraqi government, U.S. assistance budget, Iraq’s ...
14May 23, 2006
Iraqi Unity Government
Mr. Jeffrey spoke about the appointment of a new Iraqi Prime Minister and the formation of a unity government in Iraq. He also talked about the potential impact of the government’s ...
8Feb 28, 2006
U.S. Aid to Iraq
Mr. Jeffrey briefed reporters on Bush administration funding requests for assistance programs in Iraq contained in fiscal year 2007 budget and supplemental 2006 requests. Following his ...
13Feb 18, 2006
Ambassador Jeffrey talked about State Department funds and other resources that are being used for civilian reconstruction in Iraq. He is a special adviser to Secretary Rice and coordinates ...
35Sep 7, 2005
A hearing was held on the status of reconstruction in Iraq. Government officials testified about critical elements of the reconstruction efforts, which included lack of funding, the creation of ...