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Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Cooperative Progress on Disability Rights is Needed

Amb. Ufuk Gokcen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Amb. Ufuk Gokcen

As it is often cited in the US in various contexts, we should not leave anyone behind. Progress in our societies will be meaningful when it provides dignity to all and when it is inclusive.

Michael McAuliff

Senate Panel Votes Yes On Plan To Bomb Bashar Assad

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Overcoming reservations from the left, the right and the American public, a Senate committee Wednesday passed a resolution to bomb Syria...

Power Hour on Capitol Hill: The Top 5 Quotes You Missed at the Senate Nomination Hearing for UN Ambassador

Peter Yeo | Posted 09.17.2013 | World
Peter Yeo

Yesterday's Senate nomination hearing of Samantha Power as the Obama Administration's nominee to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations was one of the ...

McCain Poses With Alleged Terrorists -- Proof That Involvement in Syria Is a Bad Idea

Jon Soltz | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

If a U.S. senator can unwittingly pose for pictures with terrorists in Syria, how can we guarantee that the arms McCain supports sending there won't also end up in the same place McCain did -- with terrorists?

Recommendations for a Prosperous Post-2014 Afghanistan

Anne Stevenson | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Anne Stevenson

This week, Mustafa Yasa, director of foreign relations for the Municipality of Kabul, has joined me in writing this column. We plan to share with read...

One Year After Cairo Speech: The U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world at Cairo University in Egypt one year ago was ground-breaking and transformational. While its impact was an...

Susan Rice, Obama's UN Choice, Pledges To Reinvigorate America's Leadership At UN

Nytimes.com | NEIL MacFARQUHAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Susan E. Rice, a former assistant secretary of state for African affairs in the Clinton administration, faced largely gentle questions f...