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Robert Blake: Interview on WRVO Radio "Campbell Conversations"

QUESTION: Welcome to the Campbell Conversations. My guest today is Bob Blake. Since 2009 he’s been Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs. Prior to that he... Read More


Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) today released the following statement regarding the ongoing events in Egypt: “I am extremely concerned about the ongoing events in Egypt.  President... Read More

Senator Bob Casey on Protests in Egypt

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement on... Read More

Senator John Kerry On The Situation In Egypt

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry (D-MA) released the following statement on the situation in Egypt:  “The events unfolding across Egypt are cause for grave concern. Egypt... Read More

Remarks by President Barack Obama on the Situation in Egypt

THE PRESIDENT:  Good evening, everybody.  My administration has been closely monitoring the situation in Egypt, and I know that we will be learning more tomorrow when day breaks.  As the... Read More

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

MR. GIBBS:  Good afternoon.  I apologize for the delay.  Obviously we are watching and monitoring very closely a very fluid and dynamic situation, so I will do my best to... Read More

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

The White House Office of the Press Secretary James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 3:10 P.M. EST MR. GIBBS: Good afternoon. I apologize for the delay. Obviously we are watching... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Interview With Jill Dougherty of CNN

QUESTION: Secretary Clinton, thank you very much for spending some time with us. I want to start with this idea of reintegration and reconciliation in Afghanistan. President Karzai today, in... Read More

Philip Gordon: Statement on the Crackdown in Belarus: Responding to the Lukashenka Regime

Chairwoman Shaheen, Ranking Member DeMint, Members of the Committee: Thank you very much for inviting me here today to discuss the situation in Belarus. We should all be concerned by... Read More

Anti-Corruption in Egypt and the Arab World

OVERVIEW Corruption is a serious hindrance to development, siphoning off resources meant for public services. In the Middle East and North Africa region, the majority of countries are ranked between... Read More

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

MR. GIBBS: Go ahead, I’m sorry. Q Can you comment on the conclusions of the financial crisis investigatory commission? And do you agree with the finding that the crisis was... Read More

Statement by the President on the Killing of David Kato

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release I am deeply saddened to learn of the murder of David Kato. In Uganda, David showed tremendous courage in... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Statement on Murder of Ugandan LGBT Activist David Kato

We are profoundly saddened by the loss of Ugandan human rights defender David Kato, who was brutally murdered in his home near Kampala yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers are with... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh After Their Meeting

Treaty Room Washington, DC SECRETARY CLINTON: Hello, everyone, and welcome to the State Department. And welcome especially to my friend and my colleague the foreign minister, with whom I have... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks With Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jimenez After Their Meeting

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone, and it is such a pleasure to welcome the minister here for her first official visit in this new capacity. I met with her in... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on Egypt

The White House Office of the Press Secretary As we monitor the situation in Egypt, we urge all parties to refrain from using violence, and expect the Egyptian authorities to... Read More

Philip Crowley: Press Statement on the Situation in Egypt

We are monitoring the situation in Egypt closely. The United States supports the fundamental right of expression and assembly for all people. All parties should exercise restraint, and we call... Read More

Philip Crowley: Situation in Lebanon

The United States continues to follow closely the situation in Lebanon. It is essential that any Lebanese government abide by the Lebanese constitution, prevent any use of violence -- including... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks (with interpretation) Mexican Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa

MODERATOR: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon to all of you. I would like to thank you so much for being at this press conference. Now the foreign affairs minister of Mexico... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Call to Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi yesterday to express continued support for the people of Tunisia in their path to a more democratic society.... Read More


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