U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

-- Defense and National Security

-11/14/14  Department of Defense Reforms to the Nuclear Enterprise; Washington, DC
-07/15/14  North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allied Land Component (LANDCOM) Operational Update; Washington, DC
-07/01/14  Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014: A Multinational Maritime Exercise; Washington, DC
-04/29/14  U.S. Priorities for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee Meeting;  Assistant Secretary Thomas M. Countryman, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; New York, NY
-03/05/14  Preview of the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR); Washington, DC
-09/17/13  "To Walk the Earth in Safety": 20 Years of U.S. Humanitarian Demining and Conventional Weapons Destruction; Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Washington, DC
-05/23/13  Tenth Anniversary of the Proliferation Security Initiative; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Vann Van Diepen, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Washington, DC
-04/18/13  Political-Military Affairs: The Integration of Diplomacy and Defense;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/23/12  The G-8 and NATO Summits; Washington, DC
-04/20/12  International Counter-piracy Update; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas P. Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Asia-Pacific U.S. Military Overview; Washington, DC
-01/09/12  U.S. Defense Strategy Review and Europe;  Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/01/11  Preview of the Review Conference for the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC);  Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/07/11  The Success of NATO Operations in Libya and the Vital Contributions of Partners Outside of NATO;  Permanent Representative to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Ivo Daalder; Washington, DC
-11/02/11  Progress and State of the Afghan Air Force as it Relates to Stability in Afghanistan; New York, NY
-10/20/11  U.S. Priorities in Nuclear Arms;  Assistant Secretary Rose Gottemoeller, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance; New York, NY
-10/18/11  Cybersecurity Update; Washington, DC
-09/15/11  The UNSCR 1540 Committee Visit to the U.S.: How the U.S. Combats WMD Terrorism;  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation Programs Simon Limage, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Washington, DC
-09/08/11  September 11th Tenth Anniversary; Washington, DC
-07/25/11  U.S. National Security Strategy Update; Washington, DC
-05/19/11  Mississippi River Flood Relief: An Operational Update; Washington, DC
-04/27/11  Civil-Military Efforts in Afghanistan; Washington, DC
-04/11/11  Security Challenges and Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific; New York, NY
-02/18/11  U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) The Commander's Perspective; Washington, DC
-02/17/11  Asia-Pacific U.S. Military Overview; Washington, DC
-12/06/10  Afghanistan: Regimental Combat Team-7 Operational Update; Washington, DC
-12/06/10  U.S. Government Efforts to Counter IEDs; Washington, DC
-11/24/10  U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Command Europe Update; Admiral James Stavridis, Commander, U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-10/12/10  Preview of the Upcoming NATO Ministerial; Jim Townsend Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-09/21/10  Overview of Upcoming NATO-Russia Council Meeting; Ambassador Ivo Daalder, Permanent Representative, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-09/14/10  U.S. Naval Operations in Africa and the Mediterranean; Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Africa; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-09/08/10  Readout on 2012 Nuclear Security Summit Preparations; Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-07/21/10  U.S. Forces in Iraq - Status Update; Major General Stephen Lanza , Director for Strategic Effects and Spokesperson ; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-05/27/10  The President's 2010 National Security Strategy; General James L. Jones, National Security Advisor ; Foreign Press Centers; Washington, DC
-04/28/10  U.S. Southern Command Operational Update Briefing; Gen. Douglas Fraser, Commander, U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM); Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-04/13/10  The Nuclear Security Summit; Philip J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-04/07/10  DoD's Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) Rollout Briefing; Dr. James N. Miller, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-03/25/10  U.S. Military Overview of Asia-Pacific; Admiral Robert Willard, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command; Remarks to...; Washington, DC
-03/24/10  Current Threat Assessment; Dr. Mathew Burrows, Counselor to the National Intelligence Council; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-02/04/10  Defense Department Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) Rollout Briefing; Kathleen Hicks, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Forces; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-01/15/10  U.S. Air Force Efforts to Provide Earthquake Relief in Haiti; U.S. Air Force Military Official; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-01/15/10  U.S. Coast Guard Efforts to Provide Earthquake Relief for Haiti; Rear Admiral Paul. F. Zukunft, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Response Policy; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-12/08/09  U.S. National Security Strategy Update; Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Video
-12/04/09  The Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan; Gen. James Jones, National Security Adviser ; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-10/22/09  Multi-National Forces - Iraq Update; Brigadier General Stephen R. Lanza, Multi-National Forces - Iraq Director for Strategic Effects; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Video
-07/28/09  Asia-Pacific U.S. Military Overview; Adm. Timothy Keating, PACOM Commander; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-07/23/09  Preview of the First Joint Meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Senior Administration Officials; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Background Briefing
-06/26/09  A Conversation About Pakistan; Nicholas Schmidle, Author and Reporter; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Audio
-06/02/09  "The Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan" ; Dr. Amin Tarzi, Director of Middle East Studied, Marine Corps University; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Audio
-05/26/09  Cybercrime: International Partnerships to Combat Threats; Shawn Henry, Assistant Director, Cyber Division, FBI; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Video
-05/12/09  Lessons Learned from a New Combatant Command - AFRICOM; Ambassador Mary C. Yates, Deputy to the Commander AFRICOM; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Audio
-04/21/09  "Dispatches from the War Room - In the Trenches with Five Extraordinary Leaders"; Stanley Greenberg, Chairman and CEO, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-03/26/09  Africa Partnership Station and Maritime Capacity Building in Africa; Rear Admiral William Loeffler, Naval Forces Europe and Africa, Director for Policy, Resources and Strategy; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Audio
-03/16/09  The Role of the National Security Advisor; Dr. I. M. Destler, Co-Author of "In the Shadow of the Oval Office: Profiles of the National Security Advisors ; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Video
-03/06/09  How to Cover the U.S. Military; Col. Rick Kiernan, Retired; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Video
-01/27/09  U.S. National Security Strategy Update; Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Foreign Press Center ; Washington, DC -- Video