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Hillary Clinton_Email Collection

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Headlines

http://foia.state.gov/Search/results.aspx?searchText=*&caseNumber=F-2015-04841

First batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Benghazi, Libya and other topics,  released in the State Department’s Virtual Reading Room.  Shows original document date, sender, and recipient.  From the State Department

 

Failed Relations Between Hamid Karzai and the United States: What Can We Learn?

Categories: Afghanistan,Foreign Affairs

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR373-Failed-Relations-between-Hamid-Karzai-and-the-United-States.pdf

Traces the deterioration in U.S. relations with Karzai to specific U.S. actions and Karzai’s world view and experience.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Enduring Leadership in a Dynamic World: Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review 2015

Categories: Climate Change,Democracy/Peace,Foreign Affairs,Terrorism

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/241429.pdf

Provides a blueprint for promoting America’s interests in economic development, global security, and human rights as the backbone of American foreign policy.  Also outlines four global policy priorities: supporting democracy, opposing violent extremism, advancing inclusive economic growth, and adapting to climate change.  From the State Department

 

Hong Kong Policy Act Report

Categories: Asia,China,Foreign Affairs,Foreign Trade/Investment

http://www.state.gov/p/eap/rls/reports/2015/240585.htm

Statement of U.S. views on how the “one country, two systems” policy is evolving in the relations between China and Hong Kong.  Covers such matters as U. S.-Hong Kong trade relations, electoral reform, judicial independence, media freedom, and export controls.  From the State Department

 

Report to Congress with Respect to the Proposed Rescission of Cuba’s Designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Categories: Cuba,Foreign Affairs,Terrorism

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/04/14/message-congress-report-congress-respect-proposed-rescission-cubas-desig

Brief statement of the President that Cuba has not provided any support for international terrorism in the past 6 months and has provided assurances that it will not support acts of terrorism in the future.  Removes Cuba from list of State Sponsors of Terrorism.  From the White House

 

Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Accompanying the Annual Message of the President to the Second Session Thirty-Eighth Congress

Categories: Births/Deaths,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,Presidency

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1865p4

Also known as Assassination of Abraham Lincoln … Appendix to Diplomatic Correspondence of 1865.  Features documents of condolence and sympathy from various countries on the occasion of the death of the president.  A unique volume in the Foreign Relations series.  From the State Department

 

Parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Nuclear Program

Categories: Arms Control,Energy,European Union,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Arms,Nuclear Energy

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/parametersforajointcomprehenisveplanofaction.pdf

Lists key provisions of the agreement between Iran, the European Union, and the P5+1 in which Iran agreed to limit its nuclear development program in exchange for sanctions relief.  From the State Department

 

The Ukraine-Russia Conflict: Signals and Scenarios for the Broader Region

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Foreign Affairs,Russia

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR366-The-Ukraine-Russia-Conflict.pdf

Provides a framework for understanding emerging conflict dynamics in post-Soviet countries, especially in view of Russia’s aggressive foreign policies, and identifies conflict prevention and mitigation opportunities.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

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