All articles from: October, 2017

Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Other Disarmament Measures and International Security

It is a fundamental goal of the United States to create a climate in which all States can enjoy the benefits of cyberspace; all have incentives to cooperate and avoid conflict; and all have good reason not to disrupt or attack one another – a concept we call international cyber stability.

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Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

Regional approaches provide important avenues to further disarmament, security and nonproliferation objectives.

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Accountability for Human Rights Abuses in Rakhine State, Burma

Actions by the United States in the pursuit of accountability and an end to violence.

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Ongoing U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Rakhine State Crisis, Burma

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The U.S. government has provided nearly $40 million in life-saving emergency assistance in direct response to the Rakhine State crisis since August 25. This brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance in FY 2017 to displaced Burmese in Burma and the region to nearly $104 million.

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Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, and Switzerland

In Geneva, the Secretary will meet with the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, International Organization for Migration, and the International Committee of the Red Cross to discuss a number of the current global humanitarian crises.

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Venezuela: Illegitimate Parallel Institutions

The United States condemns the Venezuelan government’s latest anti-democratic action: requiring newly elected governors to submit to the illegitimate Constituent Assembly to be sworn into office.

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Remarks at the 72nd General Assembly First Committee General Debate

The United States has taken many steps to reduce the number of, and reliance on, nuclear weapons, doing so in ways that preserve strategic stability.

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Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

During this year, many Member States have acknowledged the 20th anniversary of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) through events reaffirming the solemn objective enshrined therein: “for the sake of all mankind, to exclude completely the possibility of the use of chemical weapons.”

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Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Outer Space (Disarmament Aspects)

The United States remains committed to strengthening the sustainability, stability, and security of space.

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Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Nuclear Weapons

The United States remains committed to the goal of nuclear disarmament, and to seeking to create conditions toward that end.

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