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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Southeast Asia: Trends in U.S. and Chinese Economic Engagement

Categories: Asia,Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,Treaties

Examines what available data indicate about U.S. and Chinese trade and investment with ASEAN [Association of Southeast Asian Nations] countries and what actions the U.S. and China have taken to further economic engagement with these countries.  From the Government Accountability Office


Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Administration’s Case

Categories: Congress,Energy,Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

Testimony of Secretary of State Kerry before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, 7/28/2015 defending the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement with Iran.  From the State Department


Iran Nuclear Agreement

Categories: Energy,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

Provides background information on the Iran Nuclear Agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and the arguments of its defenders and critics.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Agreement on Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities

Categories: Great Britain,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

Describes the background and provisions of the deal which commits Iran to reducing its stockpile of enriched uranium and limiting further enrichment activities in exchange for sanctions relief.  From the House of Lords Library


The Year in Trade 2014: Operation of the Trade Agreements Program …

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Laws/Regulations,Statistics,Treaties,United Nations

Latest in a series of annual reports presented to Congress on trade policy and all activities relating to the administration of international trade agreements.  The country continued to run a deficit on trade in goods and a surplus on trade in services.  From the U.S. International Trade Commission


Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: Vienna, 14 July 2015

Categories: Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

Text of the agreement between Iran, the U.S. and the P5+1 partners to ensure that Iran’s nuclear programme will be peaceful.  See also the Five Annexes to the agreement.   From the White House and the European Union


Digest of United States Practice in International Law 2014

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Affairs,Laws/Regulations,Treaties

Provides a historical record of key legal developments involving U.S. foreign policy during 2014.  From the State Department


Briefing to the Press on the Iran Nuclear Deal

Categories: Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

Press conference where Secretary of State John Kerry announces details of the nuclear deal between Iran,  the U.S., and the P5+1 partners, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.   From the State Department


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