Transcript: Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 30, 2013

Monday, September 30, 2013
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Almoualem at the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 30, 2013. SOURCE: UN.org

Partial transcript of Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 30, 2013:

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Transcript: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s testimony on Syria before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Sept. 3, 2013

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Partial transcript of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s testimony on the use of military force against the Syrian government before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Sept. 3,…

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The Constitution Project report concludes torture was not more effective than humane interrogation techniques

Friday, May 10, 2013

Torture of detainees held in U.S. custody after 9/11 did not yield useful information that thwarted terrorist attacks or contributed to the capture of Al Qaeda leader Osama…

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Excerpts from Secretary of Energy Steven Chu’s letter on the impacts of sequestration

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee dated Feb. 1, 2013:

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Excerpts from Secretary of State John Kerry’s letter on the impacts of sequestration

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee dated Feb. 11, 2013:

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John Kerry confirmed as next Secretary of State

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) was confirmed by his Senate colleagues to become the next Secretary of State on Jan. 29, 2013. SOURCE: Foreign.Senate.gov

Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry was confirmed by the Senate today to serve as the next Secretary of State. The Senate overwhelmingly approved Kerry’s nomination with a 94 to…

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U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges North Korea to reconsider rocket launch

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon SOURCE: United Nations/Eskinder Debebe

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today strongly urged North Korea to reconsider its plan to launch a rocket in the coming weeks. 

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State Department denounces North Korea’s planned satellite launch

Saturday, December 1, 2012
WTF North Korea 12.1.12

The U.S. State Department today denounced North Korea’s plan to launch a satellite sometime between Dec. 10 and Dec. 22. 

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FAS: Launching full-scale invasion of Iran will cost global economy $1.7 trillion

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
SOURCE: Federation of American Scientists

The Federation of American Scientists estimated that the world economy would lose about $1.7 trillion if the United States launches a full-scale invasion of Iran.

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Third presidential debate: Mitt Romney on Israel & Iran

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Edited by Jenny Jiang Excerpts from the third and final presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida on Oct. 22, 2012 Transcript of Gov. Mitt Romney’s…

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