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March 24, 2021

Asia
U.S. Policy toward the Indo-Pacific: The Case for a Comprehensive Approach

Chairman Bera, Ranking Member Chabot, thank you for this opportunity to provide thoughts on America’s way forward in the Indo-Pacific. As always, I am speaking in my personal capacity as the Council …

The opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S. March 18, 2021.

March 18, 2004

Congresses and Parliaments
Congressional Testimony: U.S.-Russian Relations

Testimony ofStephen SestanovichCouncil on Foreign Relations/Columbia University Committee on International RelationsU.S. House of Representatives March 18, 2004 Mr. Chairman, I ap…

May 18, 2006

Iran
Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Iran today presents a serious foreign policy challenge to the United States. The growing prominence of security concerns: escalation of tensions over Iran’s continued development of a nuclear capabil…

January 31, 2007

Iraq
Understanding the Iran Crisis

Prepared Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign AffairsFrom the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction to terrorism, from human rights to democratization, the Islamic Republic of Iran …

January 16, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
Prepared Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Since 2003 Shia-Sunni conflict has emerged as a major divide in Middle East politics, and radically changed the regional context for U.S. policy. Sectarian violence is no longer just limited to Iraq,…

June 10, 2003

Iraq
Transforming Iraq’s Economy

Testimony by Dr. Rachel BronsonDirector of Middle East StudiesCouncil on Foreign Relations Before the Joint Economic Committee June 11, 2003 Mr. Chairman, thank you for the invitation …

July 20, 2006

Iran
Iran’s Nuclear Impasse: The Next Steps

Iran’s Nuclear Impasse: The Next Steps More than any other issue, the nuclear question has exposed the divisions within the clerical establishment’s over Iran’s international orientation. To be sure…

March 1, 2005

Sub-Saharan Africa
MONUC: A Case for Peacekeeping Reform

Written testimony before the Committee on International Relations’ Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International OperationsMr. Chairman, members of the subcommittee, thank you for ho…

March 26, 1999

Afghanistan
Statement on the Situation in Afghanistan Before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs

Mr. Chairman, thank you for this invitation, and thank you for your continuing work to focus attention on Afghanistan. I have brought a written submission for the record providing background in…

January 23, 2007

Grand Strategy
The Iraq War

Text as delivered; no prepared statement Mr. Chairman, Mr. Former Chairman, members of the committee, permit me a moment of reflection. I know well the bipartisan power of this committee. I worked …