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March 13, 2007

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
A Review of U.S. International Efforts to Secure Radiological Materials

Presented to the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia,Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental AffairsMr. Chairman, I a…

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 30, 2007

Global
Finding a New Consensus on Trade and Globalization

Prepared Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign AffairsThank you, Chairman Rangel, Ranking Member McCrery, Congressman Levin and other members of the Committee.I would like to take this oppo…

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,…

January 16, 2007

Congresses and Parliaments
Prepared Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the situation in Iraq and in particular on regional and global aspects of current U.S. policy in Iraq. I will not rehearse here today how we got to where w…

September 21, 2006

Afghanistan
Still Ours to Lose: Afghanistan on the Brink

Prepared Testimony for the House Committee on International Relations (September 20, 2006) and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (September 21, 2006)“The pyramid of Afghanistan government’s l…

September 20, 2006

International Law
Human Rights and the Rule of Law in China

Prepared Testimony before the Congressional-Executive Commission on ChinaSenator Hagel and Other Distinguished Members of this Commission,All of us who focus on China’s progress, problems and prospec…

September 19, 2006

Iran
Responding to Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

Prepared Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign RelationsAs the cycle of negotiations and United Nations conclaves begins, Iran’s nuclear ambitions seem to be surging without restraint—no l…

September 14, 2006

Religion
Is there a Clash of Civilizations? Islam, Democracy, and U.S.-Middle East Policy

Subcommittee on Middle East, House International Relations CommitteeI would like to thank the members of the committee for the opportunity to speak on this vital topic.I will concentrate on some of t…

September 12, 2006

United States
Priorities for Homeland Security

Statement before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental AffairsThank you for the opportunity to address the committee on this vital topic.Just as a preamble, my remarks do not ref…