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U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

Middle East and North Africa

-04/20/16  Foreign Policy Update: 2016 Priorities;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/14/16  A Review of the Global Connect Initiative: Connecting an Additional 1.5 Billion People to the Internet by 2020;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli; Washington, DC
-03/29/16  Preview of the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Washington, DC
-03/07/16  Update on U.S. Foreign Policy;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-03/04/16  Wrong Help Can Hurt: Unlicensed Practitioners of Immigration Law; New York, NY
-02/11/16  The New Face of Terrorism: Countering Violent Extremism in Cyberspace; New York, NY
-02/04/16  Foreign Policy Update: 2016 Priorities;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/28/16  The Proliferation Security Initiative: Readout on the Mid-Level Political Meeting 2016;  Assistant Secretary Thomas M. Countryman, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Washington, DC
-01/21/16  Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action; Washington, DC
-01/14/16  What Keeps Global CEOs up at Night?; New York, NY
-01/13/16  The Obama Administration's 2016 Foreign Policy Priorities; Washington, DC
-01/11/16  U.S. Air Force Commander's Perspective in Europe; New York, NY
-12/15/15  The New Normal: Countering Violent Extremism at Home and Abroad; New York, NY
-12/10/15  Fleeing Violence, Falling Behind: How to educate the 400,000 Syrian refugee children in Turkey; Washington, DC
-11/24/15  Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World; New York, NY
-11/04/15  Department of Defense Briefing for Foreign Journalists; Washington, DC
-11/03/15  Refugee Resettlement and the U.S. Refugee Admission Program; New York, NY
-10/02/15  Update on the Libya Peace Talks and U.S. Policy in Libya; New York, NY
-09/29/15  Global Refugee and Migration Crises;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; New York, NY
-09/28/15  Update on U.S. Government Counterterrorism Efforts; New York, NY
-09/27/13  Review of Economic Statecraft in the Middle East and North Africa;  Assistant Secretary Jose W. Fernandez, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/26/13  Humanitarian Emergency: U.S. Efforts to Save Lives in Syria and Around the World;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; New York, NY
-04/23/13  Combating Illicit Finance in the Middle East; Washington, DC
-09/27/12  U.S. Priorities in the Near East Region; New York, NY
-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
-08/19/11  The U.S. Government Response in Syria; Washington, DC
-04/27/11  Civil-Military Efforts in Afghanistan; Washington, DC
-04/01/11  U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Libya; Washington, DC
-02/10/11  Treasury Action Pursuant to Section 311 of the USA Patriot Act; Washington, DC
-11/12/10  Formation of the Iraqi Government; Michael Corbin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs; Foreign Press; 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  U.S. Iraq Transition; Michael Corbin, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; 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
-06/09/10  UN Security Council Resolution 1929 on Iran; Bill Burns, Under Secretary of Political Affairs ; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-06/03/10  Upcoming Public Health Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia and Qatar; Francisco Sanchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for Trade; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-02/19/10  An Asessment of Iraq Before the March 7th Elections ; Christopher Hill, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-02/16/10  Secretary Clinton's Speech at the U.S.-Islamic World Forum; Tamara Wittes, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-11/13/09  U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East; Philip J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Public Affairs; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Video
-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
-06/05/09  Global Response to President Obama's Speech in Cairo; Senior State Department Officials; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Video
-06/04/09  A Regional Discussion on President Obama's Cairo Speech; Senior State Department Official; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-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
-04/14/09  "HARD LESSONS: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience"; Stuart Bowen, Jr., Special Inspector General for Iraq; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC --Video
-04/08/09  Lebanon; David Hale, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-02/11/09  The New Mideast Map: Israeli Election and the Arab Split; Dr. David Pollock, Senior Fellow, The Washington Institute For Near East Policy; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Video