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31 Jul 2013 description

I am pleased to submit this quarter’s report on the status of the U.S. reconstruction effort in Afghanistan. This is my fourth quarterly report and marks the first year anniversary of my appointment by President Obama.

08 Mar 2012 description

March 6, 2012

Kathryn McConnell | U.S. Department of State | IIP Digital

The Obama Administration is asking Congress for $7.9 billion to fund global health programs in fiscal year 2013. It also is requesting $1 billion to help farmers in 20 countries targeted by the Feed the Future initiative to grow more food.

02 Feb 2012 description

Scope Note

Global Water Security

This is an IC-coordinated paper.

04 May 2011 description

By Lisa Daniel
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 – Last year’s surge of U.S. and coalition forces into Afghanistan, with the simultaneous growth of Afghan forces, is leading to tangible progress for peace and prosperity in Afghanistan, according to a biannual Defense Department report released last week.

03 Mar 2011 description

Office of the Press Secretary

President Obama spoke with President Karzai yesterday via video teleconference. The two leaders spoke for approximately one hour and discussed a number of topics, including the beginning of transition to Afghan security lead, the renewal of the U.S.-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Declaration, and the beginning of U.S. troop reductions in July.

22 Feb 2011 description






FEBRUARY 22, 2011


Water scarcity is often overlooked, underfunded, and undervalued within foreign policy.

20 Dec 2010 description

Donation Part of Continuing Support for Flood Relief and Recovery

December 20, 2010

Islamabad - More than 1,500 Lady Health Workers who work in areas in Punjab and Sindh provinces affected by the floods will receive kits of basic equipment to assist them as they offer vital health care services to families in their communities. This donation is part of the United States' continuing support for Pakistan's flood relief and recovery efforts.

The kits were donated by the U.S.

16 Dec 2010 description

"Our overarching goal remains the same: to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat al-Qa'ida in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and to prevent its capacity to threaten America and our allies in the future."

- President Barack Obama, West Point, December 1, 2009

Overall Assessment

The core goal of the U.S.

02 Dec 2010 description

Published: 12/2/2010

U.S. troops supporting the humanitarian relief effort to flood-stricken Pakistan ended their mission today.

Pakistani officials hosted a ceremony marking the occasion in Islamabad, the country's capital.

At the end of operations, 18 U.S. military helicopters and about 350 U.S. servicemembers were conducting airlift missions.

"This was not the beginning, and it was not the end. This is a continuation of the U.S.-Pakistan relationship," said Lt. Gen.

19 Sep 2010 description

Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
United Nations
New York, NY

13 Sep 2010 description

From a U.S. Central Command News Release

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 13, 2010 - U.S. military aircraft supporting Pakistan's flood relief efforts achieved a significant milestone Sept. 11, exceeding 5 million pounds of relief supplies delivered since U.S. military relief flight operations in Pakistan began Aug. 5.

To date, U.S.

03 Sep 2010 description

Office of the Press Secretary

Presidential Determination No.  2010-14

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 (the "Act"), as amended (22 U.S.C.

02 Sep 2010 description

By Army Master Sgt. Mark Swart

Joint Public Affairs Support Element

GHAZI AVIATION BASE, Pakistan, Sept. 2, 2010 - The U.S. military is boosting its flood-relief capabilities to Pakistan by deploying more aircraft and increasing the number of aid distribution stations in the flood-stricken nation, the Pakistan aid task force commander said here yesterday.

"We are on the verge of making a substantial change in the composition of our aviation task force," said Army Brig. Gen.