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May 12, 2016

United States
Examining America’s Role in the World

Takeaways: The world is currently characterized by an unusually large number of unstable and volatile situations. The current high levels of instability are rooted in four broad trends: The first…

March 19, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Unfinished Health Agenda in Sub-Saharan Africa

In his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy, Thomas J. Bollyky argues that continued U.S. and private sector leadership on the unfinished heal…

March 14, 2013

United States
Measuring the Effectiveness of Border Enforcement

Edward Alden testifies before the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on how Congress and the Obama administration can use data to improve the effectiveness o…

May 17, 2012

United States
Moving Forward on Visa Policy

In his testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives, Edward Alden argues that the United States needs a broader package of legislation that includes expanding the Visa Waiver Program and encour…

May 11, 2011

United States
The Secure Visas Act

Edward Alden testifies before the House Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement. He warns that unnecessary visa delays damage the United States' reputation as a country that champions f…

March 25, 2010

United States
Visa Overstay Tracking - Progress and Pitfalls

Edward Alden testifies before the House Committee on Homeland Security on the obstacles preventing the U.S. government from accurately identifying those who come lawfully to the United States but t…

May 17, 2007

Russia
Russian-American Relations: Problems and Prospects

Prepared Testimony before the House Foreign Affairs CommitteeMr. Chairman, I appreciate the invitation to discuss Russia and Russian-American relations with you and your colleagues at today’s very ti…

September 11, 2006

Wars and Conflict
Iraq: Democracy or Civil War

Prepared Testimony before the House Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International RelationsMr. Chairman: Thank you very much for the opportunity to appear before this subcomm…

June 29, 2006

Energy and Climate Policy
Testimony to Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate

Mr. Chairman, I want to thank you and your colleagues for the invitation to join you in today’s hearing on Russia and Russian-American relations. Your discussion of these questions is important and t…

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 …