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March 2, 2016

Americas
Energy Prices and Crisis Risks

Robert Kahn testified before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, describing the crisis risks generated by persistently low oil and gas prices. He argued that the risks are especially acute for…

March 31, 2016

China
Objectives and Future Direction for Rebalance Economic Policies

  (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) In testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Elizabeth Economy discussed the economic components of the “rebalance to Asia” and its prospec…

March 23, 2004

United States
Rethinking the Role of the U.S. Mexican Border in the Post-9/11 World

  Written Testimony before a hearing of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate on “U.S.-Mexico: Immigration Policy & The Bilateral Relationship” Stephen E. Flynn, Ph.D…

July 27, 2006

Homeland Security
U.S. Efforts to Detect Smuggled Nuclear Weapons

Chairman Kyl, Senator Feinstein, thank you for inviting me to speak with you about U.S. efforts to detect smuggled nuclear weapons. Current programs to enhance detection of smuggled nuclear weapons a…

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,…

March 9, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
The Continued Vulnerability of the Global Maritime Transportation System

Written Testimony before a hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, United States House of Representatives on “Foreign O…

September 26, 2001

Human Rights
Testimony of Morton H. Halperin and Kate Martin Before the House Judiciary Committee

STATEMENT BY MORTON H. HALPERIN AND KATE MARTIN ON BEHALF OF THE CENTER FOR NATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES 24 SEPTEMBER 2001 Thank you Mr. Chairman and Vice-Chairman for th…

October 4, 2001

Politics and Government
Statement by Morton H. Halperin and Kate Martin on behalf of the Center for National Security Studies

STATEMENT BY MORTON H. HALPERIN AND KATE MARTIN ON BEHALF OF THE CENTER FOR NATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES 24 SEPTEMBER 2001 Thank you Mr. Chairman and Vice-Chairman for the oppo…

May 14, 2004

Education
A Pre-Emption Policy on Universal Basic Education

Testimony ofGene B. SperlingSenior Fellow, Council on Foreign RelationsDirector, Center for Universal Education Submitted May 14, 2004House Committee on AppropriationsSubcommittee on Foreign Op…

June 29, 2006

Homeland Security
Statement Before The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities

Chairman Saxton, Congressman Meehan, members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the future of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the war on terror, alon…