FACT SHEET:  Hizballah’s Global Terror Network and Illicit Activities in Europe

With 2019 being the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution, the United States calls on the European Union to join the United States in designating the entirety of Hizballah as a terrorist organization for its continued support of the Assad regime’s brutal war against the Syrian population as well as terror and assassination plots worldwide ...
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United States Assessment of the Assad Regime’s Chemical Weapons Use

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2018 United States Assessment of the Assad Regime’s Chemical Weapons Use  Key Takeaway The United States assesses with confidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in the eastern Damascus suburb of Duma on April 7, 2018, killing dozens of men, women, ...
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The 70th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan: A Legacy Remembered

Assistant Secretary Mitchell’s Remarks at Marshall Plan 70th Anniversary Commemoration. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 3:30 p.m. Thanks for that introduction, Rob. I appreciate the opportunity to speak this afternoon and am grateful to the Marshall Foundation for organizing today’s event. We are here to mark the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan. Seven decades ago, ...
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Discussing “The Future of NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe?”

During his speaker tour that brought him to Berlin and Munich, Dr. Michael O’Hanlon from the Brookings Institution offered an analysis of what the future of NATO and the European Security Order might look like and point to potential next steps for the trans-Atlantic alliance. In this new Brookings Marshall Paper “Beyond NATO: A New ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Bonn for G-20 FM Meeting

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Bonn, Germany, February 15-17 to participate in the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.  This was his first official trip as Secretary of State. While in Bonn, Secretary Tillerson participated in several G-20 sessions as well as bilateral meetings.  Secretary Tillerson also met with counterparts from the United Kingdom, ...
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Assistant Secretary of State Danny Russel Gives Guest Lecture in Berlin

In his guest lecture for Berlin’s Hertie School of Governance March 22, 2016, Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Danny Russel provided clear views on some thorny policy issues –  international rules-based order in East Asia, freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, aligned U.S. and Chinese interests, and the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank.  ...
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Press Availability at the International Syria Support Group

John Kerry Secretary of State Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, United Nations Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura Munich, Germany February 12, 2016 Well, good evening, everybody. Let me start by thanking Foreign Minister Steinmeier and the people of Germany for hosting this important meeting of the International Syria Support Group on the margins of the ...
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Victoria Nuland at Berlin Security Conference

Victoria Nuland, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, visited Berlin November 16-17, 2015 to attend the Berlin Security Conference, where she delivered the keynote address on the importance of security cooperation as a pillar of the transatlantic relationship.  She also met with Christoph Heusgen, the Chancellor’s Director General for Foreign ...
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