Foreign Policy Overview and the President's Fiscal Year 2003 Foreign Affairs Budget Request: Hearing Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session, February 5, 2002, Volume 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002 - 79 pages
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Page 23 - ... result, China supported the approach that the rest of the international community had taken. Beijing was not trying to be a spoiler but instead was trying to help us alleviate tensions and convince the two parties to scale down their dangerous confrontation — which now it appears they are oeginning to do. All of this cooperation came as a result of our careful efforts to build the relationship over the months since the EP-3 incident. We never walked away from our commitment to human rights,...
Page 21 - These activities help build the trust, confidence, and international cooperation necessary to sustain and advance the full range of our interests. Such activities have gained a new sense of urgency and importance since the brutal attacks of September. We need to teach the people of the world more about America and America's role in the world.
Page 8 - ... The meetings that he had with President Putin and the dialogue that has taken place between Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov and me and between Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld and his counterpart, and at a variety of other levels, have positioned the United States for a strengthened relationship with the land of eleven time zones. The way that Russia responded to the events of September 11 was reflective of this positive relationship. Russia has been a key member of the antiterrorist coalition....
Page 21 - The budget includes almost $518 million for International Broadcasting, of which $60 million is for the war on terrorism. This funding will enable the Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to continue increased media broadcasts to Afghanistan and the surrounding countries and throughout the Middle East. These international broadcasts help inform local public opinion about the true nature of alQaida and the purposes of the war on terrorism, building support for the coalition's global...
Page 63 - IAEA (INFCIRC/403), including taking all steps that may be deemed necessary by the IAEA, following consultations with the Agency with regard to verifying the accuracy and completeness of the DPRK's initial report on all nuclear material in the DPRK.
Page 11 - ... basis upon which our relations are going rather smoothly at present. That, and counterterrorism. President Jiang Zemin was one of the first world leaders to call President Bush and offer his sorrow and condolences for the tragic events of September 11. And in the almost five months since that day, China has helped in the war against terrorism. Beijing has also helped in the reconstruction of Afghanistan and we hope will help even more in the future. Moreover, China has played a constructive role...
Page 7 - September 11, there have oeen over 2,000 media appearances by State Department officials. Our continuous presence in Arabic and regional media by officials with language and media skills, has been unprecedented. Our international information website on terror is now online in seven languages. Internet search engines show it is the hottest page on the topic. Our 25-page color publication, "The Network of Terrorism...
Page 67 - Association (GDV) on the basis of such procedures and on the basis of any additional claims handling procedures that may be agreed among the Foundation, ICHEIC and the German Insurance Association.
Page 12 - Alliance now is as strong a bond between our two countries as it has been in a half century of its existence. Our shared interests, values and concerns, plus the dictates of regional security, make it imperative that we sustain this renewed vigor in our key Pacific alliance, and we will. With respect to the peninsula, our alliance with the Republic of Korea...
Page 7 - The terrorist attacks of September 11 underscored the urgency of implementing an effective public diplomacy campaign. Those who abet terror by spreading distortion and hate and inciting others, take full advantage of the global news cycle. We must also use that cycle.