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Why the US opposes Nord Stream 2

Fact Sheet on U.S. Opposition to Nord Stream 2 FACT SHEET BUREAU OF ENERGY RESOURCES DECEMBER 27, 2019 Share On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, including Section 7503(d), also known as the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act (PEESA) of […]

Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act passed

Passage of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 20, 2019 Share Today, the President signed into law the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019” (the Caesar Act), an important step in promoting accountability for the large-scale atrocities Bashar […]

State Department Press Release on Mali designations

United States Sanctions Five Malian Individuals PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 20, 2019 Share Today, the United States sanctioned five Malian individuals pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13882 and in line with UN Security Council Resolution 2484 (2019).  This action targets individuals threatening the peace, security, […]

Canada’s International Anti-Corruption Day statement

Statement on International Anti-Corruption Day December 9, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, today issued the following statement: “Corruption undermines public trust and the rule of law, disproportionately affects women and vulnerable […]

Charity starts at home, huh?

International Anticorruption Day PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 9, 2019 Share Today, on International Anticorruption Day, we reaffirm our commitment to prevent and combat corruption globally.  Corruption obstructs economic growth and development, facilitates transnational crime, and fuels terrorism, robbing citizens around the world of their basic […]