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July 17, 2007

Democracy
Democracy in Africa

Democracy in Africa Mr. Chairman, members of the Committee, thank you for asking me to testify on this most important subject, the development of democracy in Africa. This hearing is timely, becaus…

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…

May 7, 2007

United States
A Manageable Risk: Assessing the Security Implications of Liquefied Natural Gas and Recommendations for the Way Forward

Written Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and InfrastructureChairman Cummings, and distinguished members of the Sub…

March 27, 2007

Trade
US Trade Policy: The China Question

Let me begin by saying how honored I am to have been invited to appear before your Committee, Senator Baucus. I have long been familiar with the leadership you have provided on trade issues in the Se…

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,…

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 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…

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…

July 18, 2006

India
The India Nuclear Deal: Implications for Global Climate Change (Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources)

IntroductionThe debate over the India nuclear deal has been too one-dimensional. Nearly all commentary has focused on whether this proposal would undermine efforts to contain the proliferation of nuc…