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March 2, 2017

Venezuela
Options for U.S. Policy in Venezuela

Shannon K. O’Neil testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, addressing the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and proposing U.S. policy options aimed at combatting the political, econ…

November 19, 2014

Iraq
Next Steps for U.S. Foreign Policy on Syria and Iraq

Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, CFR Senior Fellow Elliott Abrams details the United States' goals in Iraq and Syria: to alleviate the hu…

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…

May 27, 2010

Drug Policy
Moving Beyond Merida in U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation

Shannon K. O'Neil testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Foreign Affairs and  Committee on Homeland Security on the way forward for U.S.-Mexico security cooperation.

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…

July 17, 2007

Iraq
U.S. and Iraqi Conceptions of Reconciliation

The Interim Report The interim surge report underscores the chasm that separates US and Iraqi conceptions of reconciliation. For Americans, reconciliation signifies a bargaining process through whic…

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

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…