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access to the most relevant reports, statements and
releases issued as PDFs by official and public institutions
throughout the world (eg. United Nations, European
Union, U.S. General Accounting Office, CIA, ...)
Secretary-General's report on the situation in Afghanistan
and its implications for international peace and
14 pages) In a strong political manifestation of support
for Afghanistan, over 80 countries and organizations
met in The Hague on 31 March, at the “International
Conference on Afghanistan: a Comprehensive...
Coordination Group identify regional cooperation
and filling storages as the best means to mitigate
potential gas cuts
2 pages) In the light of the uncertain gas storage situation
in Ukraine, the Commission in particular recommended
the Member States to be better prepared for the coming
winter period and to fill their
gas storages from all...
Defense Exports: Foreign Military Sales Program needs
better controls for Exported Items and Information
39 pages) The FMS program, as a part of a broader safety
net of export controls designed to protect technologies
critical to national security as well as an important
foreign policy tool to advance US interests, presents...
Security Council commends Iraq on important efforts
democracy, improve security, combat sectarian violence
more - Meeting
Record (PDF, 27 pages) - Action
/ Vote (PDF, 2 pages) The Security Council reaffirms
its commitment to the independence, sovereignty, unity
and territorial integrity of Iraq, and emphasizes the
importance of the stability...
Press Release following 6th
European Union – OPEC Energy Dialogue in Vienna,
Release (PDF, 3 pages) OPEC said that the economic
recession, together with new legislation and regulations
in many consuming countries, had added to longstanding
uncertainties about future demand and had led...
of the UN Secretary-General on the deployment of
the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation
10 pages) Despite the 3 May 2009 Doha Agreement between
the Governments of Chad and the Sudan, the period under
review was characterized by increased fighting along
the Chad-Sudan border...
Statement European Union-Pakistan Summit, to engage
in strategic dialogue as partners
5 pages) The EU and Pakistan welcomed their first ever
Summit as an important and positive step in strengthening
their relations. They agreed on further measures for
comprehensive cooperation with the...
Military and Dual-Use Technology: Covert testing
shows continuing vulnerabilities of Domestic Sales
for Illegal Export
26 pages) GAO foundthat sensitive dual-use and military
technology can be easily and legally purchased from
manufacturers and distributors within the United States
and illegally exported without detection...
in Burundi "has Clearly Entered a New Phase",
UN Security Council told; International Efforts can
focus on Socio-Economic Rebuilding, 2010 Elections
3 pages) With Burundi entering a new phase in its efforts
to emerge from a long civil war, support to socio-economic
rebuilding and the 2010 elections could now be the
focus of international efforts...
Gen. McChrystal to command International
Security Assistance Force,
28 pages) The U.S. has a vital national interest in addressing
the current and potential security threats posed by
extremists in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The strategy
identifies a realistic and achievable...
EU Ferrero-Waldner “Making
the difference – strengthening capacities to
respond to crisis and security threats”
4 pages) Recent events in Sri Lanka and Somalia remind
us that violent conflict is ever-present; that civilians
are increasingly the targets and victims of conflict;
and that post-conflict recovery is a complex...
of the UN Secretary-General on the United Nations
operation in Cyprus
13 pages) During the reporting period, the situation
in the buffer zone remained calm. There was a decrease
in military violations, and the opposing forces demonstrated
restraint and overall good...
Public Diplomacy of the United States: Key Issues
for Congressional Oversight
43 pages) The overall goal of US strategic communication
efforts is to understand, engage, inform, and influence
the attitudes and behaviors of global audiences in
support of US strategic interests...
US Senate on A new strategy for Afghanistan and
7 pages) The main effort is Afghanistan, though our
residual footprint in Iraq will remain larger than
in Afghanistan until well into 2010. The strategic
environment we face beyond these ongoing conflicts
Could 7/7 Have Been Prevented? Report
on the London Terrorist Attacks on 7 July 2005
108 pages) In early 2003, MI5 obtained intelligence
indicating that an individual called Mohammed Qayum
KHAN, from Luton, was the leader of an Al-Qaida facilitation
network in the UK. (“Al-Qaida
UN Security Council on Middle East situation, including
the Palestinian question
more (PDF, 24 pages) The current circumstances,
the most important thing is the rapid resumption
of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
It is of primary importance that the political process
The Strategic Posture of the United States
1 (PDF, 8 pages) - part
2 (PDF, 5 pages) When
one considers the destructive power of the nuclear
generated important disagreements throughout the...
Australia: Defence White Paper 2009, towards substantial
143 pages) The 2009 White Paper was developed in
the midst of a global recession. The Government has
demonstrated the premium it puts on our national
security by not allowing the financial impact...
US Department of State's complete Country Reports
on Terrorism 2008
351 pages) U.S. law requires the Secretary of State
to provide Congress, by April 30 of each year, a
full and complete report on terrorism with regard
to those countries and groups meeting criteria set...
UNSC: Chad, the Central African Republic and the
8 pages) There is now an urgent need to reinforce
MINURCAT up to its authorized strength and to equip
it to meet the challenges facing it. As a result,
we are concerned by the difficulties that we have...
"Together we are stronger", Speech by
EU HR Javier Solana delivered in Dublin
6 pages) The 27 EU governments have created the world’s
largest economy. They have also established the world’s
largest area of free movement across national borders.
Most EU countries...
US Senate Armed Services: Inquiry into the treatment
of terrorism-related Detainees
263 pages) The collection oftimely and accurate intelligence
is critical to the safety of U.S. personnel deployed
abroad and to the security ofthe American people
here at home. The methods by...
Afghanistan: Key Issues for US Congressional Oversight,
Security Situation did not improve
37 pages) The United States has provided approximately
$38.6 billion in reconstruction assistance to Afghanistan
and has over 35,000 troops in the country as of February
2009. Some progress has...
Fifth Summit of the Americas: Declaration of Commitment
of Port of Spain
22 pages) We, the Heads of State and Government of
the democratic countries of the Americas, guided
by a renewed spirit of cooperation, integration and
solidarity, have gathered in Port of Spain...
Declaration of the European Union on recent developments
in North Korea
1 pages) The EU expresses its serious concern over
the decision by the government of the Democratic
People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to withdraw from
the Six-Party Talks, cease cooperation...
Report on the United Nations Mission in the Central
African Republic and Chad
17 pages) The present report is submitted pursuant
to Security Council resolution 1861 (2009) of 14
January 2009, by which the Council extended the mandate
of the United Nations Mission in...
DNI Blair announces plan for the next generation
of electro-optical satellites
2 pages) Director of National Intelligence Dennis
C. Blair announced today that the Office of the DNI
along with the Department of Defense (DoD) have put
together a plan to modernize the nation’s...