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2003
  

2003

--12/17/03  Briefing on Afghanistan Reconstruction; James Kunder, USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia and the Near East; Washington, DC
--12/16/03  Dedication Ceremony for the Phase I Completion, Kabul - Kandahar Highway; Afghan President Hamid Karzai; Durrani, Afghanistan
--12/13/03  Remarks on the Eve of the Constitutional Loya Jirga; Dr. Zalmai Khalilzad, Ambassador to Afghanistan; U.S. Embassy Kabul; Kabul, Afghanistan
--12/09/03  Interview by Ed Luce of the Financial Times; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Washington, DC
--12/04/03  Press Availability at the U.K. Provincial Reconstruction Team Headquarters; Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld ; Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan
--12/04/03  Secretary Rumsfeld Press Conference with Afghan President Karzai; Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld; Kabul, Afghanistan
--11/20/03  U.S.-India Relations and High-Technology Trade ; Kenneth I. Juster, Under Secretary of Commerce; The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry; New Delhi, India
--11/19/03  United States Ongoing Commitment to Success in Afghanistan; Christina Rocca, Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs; Testimony before House Committee on International Relations; Washington, DC
--11/13/03  U.S. Foreign Policy towards Pakistan; Nancy J. Powell, Ambassador to Pakistan; Karachi Council on Foreign Relations; Karachi, Pakistan
--11/11/03  Overview of the U.S.-India Climate Change Partnership; Dr. Harlan L. Watson, Senior Climate Negotiator and Special Representative; Remarks at the U.S.-India Cooperation on Climate Change Briefing ; Hotel Samrat, New Delhi, India
--11/10/03  The Time to Accelerate Reconstruction in Afghanistan; John B. Taylor, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs; Remarks to the Afghanistan-America Summit Georgetown University ; Washington, DC
--11/06/03  President Signs Wartime Supplemental; President George W. Bush; Remarks by the President at Signing of HR 3289 - the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense and for the Reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan; East Room, The White House
--10/29/03  U.S. Counterterrorism Policy toward South Asia; Christina Rocca, Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs; Testimony before House Committee on International Relations Subcommittees on Asia and the Pacific, and on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Human Rights; Washington, DC
--10/16/03  Reconstruction Situation in Afghanistan; James Kunder, USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia and the Near East; Testimony before House Committee on International Relations; Washington, DC
--10/06/03  Remarks with Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri of Pakistan; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Office of the Foreign Ministry; Islamabad, Pakistan
--10/01/03  Remarks by President Bush and Prime Minister Jamali of Pakistan in a Photo Opportunity ; The Oval Office ; Washington, DC
--09/30/03  Iraq and Afghanistan: Accomplishments and Next Steps; Andrew S. Natsios, USAID Administrator; Testimony before House Appropriations Foreign Operations Subcommittee; Washington, DC
--09/24/03  Remarks at UN-led Meeting on Afghanistan, United Nations General Assembly; Secretary Colin L. Powell; UN Headquarters; New York City
--09/18/03  Statement Upon Leaving Kabul, Afghanistan; John W. Snow, Treasury Secretary; Kabul, Afghanistan
--09/12/03  International Solidarity Against Terrorism; Michael E. Malinowski, Ambassador to Nepal; Remarks At The Foundation Of Nepalese In America, Nepal Branch ; Kathmandu, Nepal
--09/11/03  The United States and India: Moving Forward in Global Partnership; Christina Rocca, Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs; Remarks At a Luncheon Meeting Hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry; Oberoi Hotel New Delhi, India
--09/09/03  U.S. Military Commitments and Ongoing Military Operations Abroad; Marc Grossman, Under Secretary for Political Affairs; Testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
--09/07/03  Joint Media Availability with Afghan President Karzai; Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense; Kabul, Afghanistan
--08/25/03  Remarks to the Veterans of Foreign Wars ; National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice; 104th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars; Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas
--08/20/03  Transparency and Accountability: What's In It For You; Nancy J. Powell, Ambassador to Pakistan; Remarks to the Conference on Combating Corruption in the Public & Private Sectors; Islamabad, Pakistan
--08/11/03  Remarks With Lakhdar Brahimi, Special Representative of United Nations Secretary General for Afghanistan, After Their Meeting; Secretary Colin L. Powell; C Street Entrance; Washington, DC
--07/29/03  Interview with Pakastani Televsion News Channel, Geo-TV; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Myers ; Islamabad, Pakistan
--07/29/03  Press Conference at the Roosevelt House; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Myers ; New Delhi, India
--07/17/03  Round Table on Afghan Women's Issues; Washington, DC
--07/17/03  The Future of US-India Relations; Robert D. Blackwill, Ambassador to India; Luncheon Address Hosted by The Confederation of Indian Industry; Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India
--07/01/03  South Asian Security: A U.S. Perspective; Mary Ann Peters, Ambassador to Bangladesh; Remarks to the Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies; Dhaka, Bangladesh
--06/25/03  Remarks With President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan After Their Meeting; Secretary Colin L. Powell; Four Seasons Hotel; Washington, DC
--06/24/03  President Bush Welcomes President Musharraf to Camp David ; President George W. Bush; Camp David
--06/19/03  Press Briefing; Secretary Colin L. Powell; Dhaka, Bangladesh
--06/17/03  Situation in Afghanistan; John D. Negroponte, United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Remarks to U.N. Security Council; New York, New York
--06/10/03  Interview by BBC World Service Radio and TV with Correspondent Quentin Sommerville; Ashley Wills, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka ; Tokyo Conference on Reconstruction and Development of Sri Lanka; Akasaka Prince Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
--06/10/03  Address to The Tokyo Conference on Reconstruction and Development of Sri Lanka; James D. Wolfensohn, President, The World Bank; Tokyo, Japan
--06/10/03  Remarks at Concluding Plenary Session Conference on Reconstruction and Development of Sri Lanka; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Tokyo, Japan
--06/10/03  Remarks at the Concluding Session of The Tokyo Donor Conference; Yasushi Akashi, Representative of Government of Japan ; Tokyo, Japan
--06/10/03  Remarks at the Concluding Session of The Tokyo Donor Conference; Mr. Tadao Chino, President, Asian Development Bank; Tokyo, Japan
--06/10/03  Statement at the Concluding Session of The Tokyo Donor Conference ; Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka ; Tokyo, Japan
--06/09/03  Inaugural Address at The Tokyo Donor Conference; Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of Japan; Tokyo, Japan
--06/09/03  Opening Plenary Session of the Afghanistan Reconstruction; Grant D. Aldonas, U.S. Department of Commerce Under Secretary for International Trade; Chicago, Illinois
--06/09/03  Opening Statement at The Tokyo Donors Conference; Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka; Tokyo, Japan
--06/09/03  Operational Introduction by the Government of Sri Lanka; A.S. Jayawardena, Governor of The Central Bank of Sri Lanka; The Tokyo Donor Conference; Tokyo, Japan
--06/09/03  Statement at The Tokyo Donor Conference; Yoriko Kawaguchi, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
--06/09/03  Statement at The Tokyo Donor Conference; Tadao Chino, President, Asian Development Bank ; Tokyo, Japan
--06/09/03  Statement at The Tokyo Donor Conference ; Sadig Rasheed, Regional Director For South Asia, UNICEF; Tokyo, Japan
--06/09/03  Statement on Sri Lanka Peace Process; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Remarks at Tokyo Donors' Conference for Sri Lanka; Tokyo, Japan
--06/02/03  Remarks at the Anti-Trafficking Video Film Festival ; Mary Ann Peters, Ambassador to Bangladesh; Dhaka, Bangladesh
--05/21/03  U.S. Mine Action Support to Afghanistan; Donald F. "Pat" Patierno, Director, Office of Humanitarian Demining Programs; Remarks at Elle Dicor and IMG Home Benefit Event in Support of Roots of Peace; Washington, DC
--05/14/03  Remarks on Continuation of Sri Lankan Peace Negotiations; Christina Rocca, Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs; Colombo, Sri Lanka
--05/10/03  Press Availability at New Delhi, India; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; New Delhi, India
--05/08/03  Interview by GEO TV; Richard L Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Residence of the U.S. Ambassador; Islamabad, Pakistan
--05/08/03  Interview by Pakistan Television; Richard L Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Residence of the U.S. Ambassador; Islamabad, Pakistan
--05/08/03  Remarks Following Meeting with President Pervez Musharraf in Rawalpindi; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Islamabad, Pakistan
--05/05/03  Remarks With NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson After Their Meeting ; Secretary Colin L. Powell; Washington, DC
--05/01/03  Announcement of Re-establishment of the Fulbright Program with Afghanistan in the State Department Treaty Room ; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Remarks in the State Department Treaty Room ; Washington, DC
--04/26/03  U.S. Organizing Multinational Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan; Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense; En Route Shannon, Ireland
--04/14/03  Canadian Statement ; David Kilgour, Secretary of State (Asia-Pacific); Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Dutch Statement on Sri Lanka Peace Process; Delegation of the Netherlands; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  German Statement on Sri Lanka Peace Process; German Embassy in Washington; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Indian Statement on Sri Lanka Peace Process; Lalit Mansingh , Ambassador; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Intervention by the Commission of the European Communities; Jette Egelund, The Commission of the European Communities; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Looking ahead to the Tokyo Conference on Reconstruction and Development of Sri Lanka; Yasushi Akashi, Representative of the Government of Japan; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Peace with Development; Milinda Moragoda, Minister For Economic Reform, Science and Technology for Sri Lanka; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Washington Seminar on Sri Lanka; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Opening Remarks at Loy Auditorium; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Statement on Sri Lanka Peace Process; The International Fund for Agricultural Development; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Summary of Development Needs; Mieko Nishimizu, World Bank Vice President, South Asia Region; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  UN Statement on Sri Lanka Peace Process; Hafiz Pasha, UN Assistant Secretary General.; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  USAID Perspectives; Frederick W. Schieck, Deputy Administrator, United States Agency for International Development; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/14/03  Update on Peace Negotiations; Vidar Helgesen , Norwegian State Secretary; Pre-Tokyo Washington Seminar; Washington, DC
--04/11/03  Women and the Transition to Democracy: Iraq, Afghanistan, Beyond; Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs; Remarks at the Heritage Foundation; Washington, DC
--04/10/03  Sri Lanka Pre-Donor Summit; Frederick W. Schieck, Deputy Administrator, USAID; Washington, DC
--03/26/03  Foreign Assistance Programs in South Asia; Christina Rocca, Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs; Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
--03/26/03  Interview on Doordarshan Television of India; Secretary Colin L. Powell; Washington, DC
--03/25/03  Inauguration of the Codan Communication System Throughout Afghanistan; Robert P. Finn, Ambassador to Afghanistan ; Kabul, Afghanistan
--03/20/03  Implementation of USAID Development Programs ; Wendy Chamberlin, USAID Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Asia and the Near East ; Testimony before Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee on International Relations; Washington, DC
--03/20/03  United States Relations with South Asia; Christina Rocca, Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs; Testimony before the House International Relations Committee Subcommittee On Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
--03/19/03  Remarks for Police Communications Class Graduation ; Dr. Robert P. Finn, Ambassador to Afghanistan; Kabul, Afghanistan
--03/17/03  U.S. Embassy Remembrance Ceremony for Embassy family members Barbara Green and Kristen Wormsley; Nancy J. Powell, Ambassador to Pakistan; Islamabad, Pakistan
--03/10/03  Remarks at the AAHAR Agricultural Exhibition; Robert D. Blackwill, Ambassador to India; US Pavilion at the AHAAR Food Show 2003 ; New Delhi, India
--03/08/03  International Women's Day Celebration and Road March; Mary Ann Peters, Ambassador to Bangladesh; Dhaka, Bangladesh
--03/03/03  Statement on Nepal; Donald Camp, Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs; Remarks to the Heritage Foundation; Washington, DC
--03/01/03  Women in Management; Nancy J. Powell, Ambassador to Pakistan; Remarks at the National University of Science and Technology ; Islamabad, Pakistan
--02/27/03  President Bush Meets with President Karzai of Afghanistan ; President Bush; Oval Office; Washington, DC
--02/21/03  Remarks To the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce North India; Robert D. Blackwill, Ambassador to India; Chapter Fellowship Night; New Delhi, India
--02/19/03  Globalization and Change in Central Asia; April W. Palmerlee, Senior Coordinator for International Women's Issues; Remarks to the Center for the Humanities and Arts, University of Georgia; Athens, Georgia
--02/18/03  Dealing With Trafficking in Persons: Another Dimension of US-India Transformation; Robert D. Blackwill, Ambassador to India; Y.B. Chavan Hall; Mumbai, India
--02/14/03  Sri Lanka: Prospects for Peace; Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State; Remarks to the Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
--02/10/03  Opening Remarks Shanti Path 03 ; Robert D. Blackwill, Ambassador to India; Remarks to the United Service Institution of India ; New Delhi, India
--02/01/03  Opening Remarks at Provisional Reconstruction Team Stand-Up Ceremony ; Dr. Robert P. Finn, Ambassador to Afghanistan ; Kabul, Afghanistan
--01/29/03  Remarks With Pakistani Foreign Minister Mian Khursid Mahmud Kasuri Following Meeting; Secretary Colin L. Powell; Washington, DC
--01/29/03  Remarks at Afghan Reconstruction Conference; Andrew S. Natsios, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development; Washington, DC
--01/27/03  The United States, India and Asian Security; Robert D. Blackwill, Ambassador to India; Presented to the Institute for Defense Analyses 5th Asian Security Conference; New Delhi, India
--01/24/03  Interview on NBC Today Show With Katie Couric; Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs and Karen Hughes, Adviser to the President; Washington, DC
--01/18/03  Transforming the US-India Relationship; Robert D. Blackwill, Ambassador to India; Remarks to the Alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology ; San Jose, California
--01/16/03  Remarks During Working Lunch in Germany; Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense; Stuttgart, Germany
--01/15/03  Media Availability at Rabia Balki Women's Hospital; Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense; Kabul, Afghanistan
--01/15/03  Media Availability with Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah; Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense; The Palace; Kabul, Afghanistan
--01/15/03  Media availability at Bagram Air Base; Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense; Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan
--01/09/03  Departure Statement; Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs; U.S.-Afghan Women's Council; Kabul, Afghanistan
--01/08/03  Press Availability at the Ministry of Women's Affairs; Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs; Kabul, Afghanistan
--01/07/03  The United States and India: A Transformed Relationship; Richard N. Haass, Director, Policy Planning Staff; Remarks to the Confederation of Indian Industry; Hyderabad, India

  
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