U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Other State Department Archive SitesU.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Home Issues & Press Travel & Business Countries Youth & Education Careers About State Video
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
Releases
Remarks
 - 2009
 - 2008
 - 2007
 - 2006
 - 2005
 - 2004
 - 2003
 - 2002
 - 2001
  

Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Remarks

2009
--01/13/09  Signing Ceremony for U.S. Government Counterinsurgency Guide; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Treaty Room; Washington, DC

2008
--11/13/08  Opening Statement; Stephen Mathias, Head of the U.S. Delegation; Meeting of States Parties to Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW); Geneva, Switzerland
--11/13/08  U.S. Delegation Statement on the Work of the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE); Stephen Mathias, Head of the U.S. Delegation; Meeting of States Parties to Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW); Geneva, Switzerland
--11/07/08  U.S. Delegation Statement on Proposed Changes by Group of 25; Stephen Mathias, Head of the U.S. Delegation; Geneva, Switzerland
--11/06/08  Points on Humanitarian Benefit of Draft Protocol; Stephen Mathias, Head of the U.S. Delegation; Geneva, Switzerland
--11/03/08  Opening Statement; Stephen Mathias, Head of the U.S. Delegation; Meeting of the Group of Experts of High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Prohibition of Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW); Geneva, Switzerland
--07/23/08  U.S. Delegation Intervention in Support of Article 3 on International Humanitarian Law; Stephen Mathias, Head of the U.S. Delegation; Remarks to Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons; Geneva, Switzerland
--07/15/08  United States Intervention on Technical Improvements; Stephen Mathias, Head of the U.S. Delegation; Group of Governmental Experts to Conventional Weapons Convention (CCW-GGE) ; Geneva, Switzerland
--07/07/08  Opening Statement; Stephen Mathias, Head of the U.S. Delegation; Meetings of the Group of Governmental Experts of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW-GGE) ; Geneva, Switzerland
--07/07/08  U.S. Statement on International Humanitarian Law; Group of Governmental Experts to Conventional Weapons Convention (CCW-GGE); Geneva, Switzerland
--07/02/08  Regional Seminar on MANPADS; Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr., Special Envoy for MANPADS Threat Reduction; Remarks at the Regional Seminar on MANPADS Hosted by the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA); Nairobi, Kenya
--05/27/08  Statement at the Security Council on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict; Alejandro D. Wolff, Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative; United States Mission to the United Nations; New York City
--05/21/08  U.S. Cluster Munitions Policy; Stephen D. Mull, Acting Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; On-the-Record Briefing; Washington, DC
--04/28/08  Is There A Strategy for Responsible U.S. Engagement on Cluster Munitions?; Richard Kidd, Director of the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement; Remarks at the "Connect US Fund" Roundtable Dialogue at the Aspen Institute; Washington, DC
--04/21/08  Defense Trade Issues; Frank Ruggiero, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Defense Trade and Regional Security; Interview by Vago Muradian of Defense News; Washington, DC
--04/11/08  10th Anniversary of the International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance; Maryruth Coleman, Chargé d'Affaires; Remarks at Decennial Honorary Session (10th Anniversary) for International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance Board of Advisors; U.S. Embassy, Ljubljana, Slovenia
--02/29/08  Supporting Poland's Military Modernization; Ambassador Stephen Mull, Acting Assistant Secretary for Political Military Affairs; U.S. Embassy; Warsaw, Poland
--01/17/08  U.S. Statement on the Central Challenge of the CCW-GGE Negotiations; Stephen Matthias, Head of Delegation to the Meetings of the CCW-GGE; U.S. Mission to the UN ; Geneva, Switzerland
--01/16/08  U.S. Statement on Humanitarians Aspects of Cluster Munitions; Katherine Baker, Member of the U.S. Delegation to the CCW-GGE; U.S. Mission to the UN; Geneva, Switzerland

2007
--11/21/07  U.S. Landmine Policy and the Ottawa Convention Ban on Anti-Personnel Landmines: Similar Path; Richard G. Kidd, Director, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement; Washington, DC
--09/11/07  Iraq National Mine Action Day; H. Murphey McCloy, Senior Mine Action Advisor to the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA); Baghdad, Iraq
--07/26/07  Exports Controls: Are We Protecting Security and Facilitating Exports?; Stephen D. Mull, Acting Assistant Secretary for Political Military Affairs; Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade; Washington, DC
--07/09/07  On-The-Record Briefing on the 10th Annual U.S.-Azerbaijan Security Dialogue
--06/22/07  Statement on the Outcome of the CCW Group of Government Experts Meeting; Ronald Bettauer, Deputy Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Head of Delegation; U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
--06/20/07  U.S. Intervention on Humanitarian Impacts of Cluster Munitions; Richard Kidd, Director, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement; Remarks as repared for the CCW Group of Governmental Experts ; Geneva, Switzerland
--03/07/07  Successfully Clearing Central America's Landmines; Richard Kidd , Director, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement; Letter to the Editor, The Washington Times; Washington, DC

2006
--11/17/06  Statement to the Closing Plenary Session of the Third Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW); Ronald Bettauer, Deputy Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Head of Delegation; U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
--11/07/06  Opening Statement to the Third Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons; Ronald Bettauer, Deputy Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Head of Delegation; Geneva, Switzerland
--11/06/06  Third Review Conference of the Convention on Conventional Weapons; Ronald Bettauer, Deputy Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Head of Delegation; U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
--11/02/06  The Australia-U.S. Security Relationship; John Hillen, Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Address to the Kokoda Dialogue Dinner; Canberra, Australia
--10/09/06  Interview with Defense News; John Hillen, Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; By Vago Muradian of Defense News; Washington, DC
--09/12/06  Meeting Global Maritime Challenges with Global Ideas; Michael Coulter, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at the Johns Hopkins International Maritime Security Symposium; Laurel, Maryland
--07/03/06  Small Arms, Big Danger; John Hillen, Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Op-Ed ; The Baltimore Sun
--06/27/06  Remarks at UN Review Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons; Robert G. Joseph, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security; United Nations Conference to Review Progress Made in the Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects; New York City
--02/28/06  U.S. Works To Add Allies in War on Terrorism; John Hillen, Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Interview on NPR News by Vicky O'Hara; Washington, DC
--02/02/06  Australia and America 2006: Two Different Countries Separated by a Common Ocean and Strategy; John Hillen, Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at Australia National University; Canberra, Australia
--01/11/06  Small Arms and Light Weapons; Steven Costner, Deputy Director, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statement to the Preparatory Committee Meeting for the First Review Conference of the United Nations Program of Action for Small Arms and Light Weapons; New York City

2005
--12/13/05  The Mine Action Support Group (MASG); Richard Kidd, Director, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Mine Action Support Group (MASG) at the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations; New York City, New York
--12/05/05  Harmonizing Mine Action into Development Programs; John Stevens, Foreign Affairs Officer; Remarks at the Linking Mine Action to Development: Second Dialogue Meeting, GICHD; Geneva, Switzerland
--11/30/05  The Changing Nature of the Political-Military Interface; John Hillen, Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at the Joint Worldwide Planning Conference, Edelweiss Conference Center; Garmisch, Germany
--11/03/05  Address to the 18th Annual Global Trade Controls Conference; John Hillen, Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Conference; London, England
--10/06/05  Remarks for the National Conference for Landmine Action in Chicago, Illinois; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--06/24/05  Protecting Global Aviation: Keeping Nicaraguan Man-Portable Air Defense Systems Out of the Hands of Terrorists; Ambassador Rose M. Likins, Acting Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Briefing at the Washington Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
--06/14/05  Reducing the Harm Inflicted by Persistent Landmines; James F. Lawrence, Deputy Director of the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Prepared Statement of the U.S. at the Plenary of the Intersessional Standing Committee Meeting of the Anti-Personnel Mine Treaty; Geneva, Switzerland
--04/20/05  Reclaiming the Minefields; Rose M. Likins, Acting Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs; Letter to the Editor; TIME Magazine
--04/12/05  Small Arms and Light Weapons; Ambassador Robert G. Loftis, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Organization of American States Small Arms/Light Weapons Meeting; Washington, DC
--03/05/05  Post Nairobi Summit: Perspectives on Global Policies to End the Landmine Crisis; Richard G. Kidd, Director of the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement; Prepared Remarks at the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) Panel Discussion; New York, New York
--03/03/05  Address to the Polus Center for Social and Economic Development; Rose M. Likins, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs; Prepared Remarks for the Polus Center 7th Annual Fundraiser Dinner; Northampton, Massachusetts

  
U.S. Department of State
USA.govU.S. Department of StateWhat's New  |   Frequent Questions  |   Contact Us  |   Email this Page  |   Subject Index  |   Search
The Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the U.S. State Department. External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.
About state.gov  |   Privacy Notice  |   FOIA  |   Copyright Information  |   Other U.S. Government Information