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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Date Title
Sept. 20, 2012 Nelson Conveys Need for Unified Command to Head of Syrian Military Council
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 14, 2012 Nelson Raises Concerns About Cairo Embassy Security to Egyptian Ambassador
July 18, 2012 The Fremont Tribune - Where I Stand on This Treaty
June 6, 2012 Nelson Urges International Effort to End Violence in Syria
June 5, 2012 Nelson Meets with Ambassador Robert Ford About the U.S. Role in Syria
May 29, 2012 Nelson: No Question Syria's Assad Must Leave
Jan. 12, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense and Hillary Clinton, Secretary of U.S. Department of State
Dec. 13, 2011 Vote Explanation
Dec. 1, 2011 Letter to Jorge Bolaños, Chief of Mission Cuban Interests Section of Embassy of Switzerland
Oct. 12, 2011 Nelson: Assassination Plot Serious Attempt to Commit Terrorism on U.S. Soil
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to the President
June 13, 2011 Measuring Progress in Afghanistan War
May 18, 2011 Letter to Hilary Clinton, Secretary of State, Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
May 17, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State and The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
May 10, 2011 Letter to Daniel Inouye and Thad Cochran of the Commitee on Appropriations and Patrick Leahy and Lindsey Graham of the Subcommittee on the Department of State
May 6, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Authority and Hamas
March 29, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, United States of America
March 8, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Japanese Markets
July 5, 2010 Op-Ed: New Leadership In Afghan War
June 23, 2010 Nelson Statement On U.S. Military Leadership In Afghanistan
April 15, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
April 13, 2010 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Urging Continuation of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations
Dec. 1, 2009 Nelson Comments On President's Afghanistan Strategy
Sept. 21, 2009 Op-Ed: A Way Forward For Afghanistan
Sept. 17, 2009 Letter To Admiral Michael Mullen
May 21, 2009 Nelson Votes For War Supplemental Providing Progress Measures And Reporting Requirements
March 4, 2009 Letter To Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State; And Robert Gates, Secreatary Of Defense
Feb. 27, 2009 Nelson On President's Plan For Iraq Troop Withdrawal
Nov. 24, 2008 Presidential Signing Statements Shouldn't Regularly Be Used To Overrule Congress
Oct. 15, 2008 Nelson: White House Shouldn't Ignore Chance to Save Taxpayer Money
Oct. 14, 2008 Iraq Must Pay
Sept. 29, 2008 Bipartisan Iraq Reconstruction Provision Authored By Nelson, Bayh, Collins Passes in Defense Authorization
Sept. 17, 2008 Defense Authorization Passes With Nelson Provisions
Aug. 7, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Ensure that Iraqis Take Greater Responsibility for Reconstruction, Other Costs
April 18, 2008 Letter to Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
April 17, 2008 Senators Ben Nelson, Evan Bayh, Susan Collins Call for an End to 'Blank Checks to Baghdad'
April 15, 2008 Honoring Our Military
April 10, 2008 Nelson Statement on Proposal to Reduce Length of Troop Deployments
April 9, 2008 Nelson: Resolution First Step in Ending "Blank Check Policy" for Iraq Reconstruction
April 8, 2008 Iraq Must INvest in Its Own Future and Give American Taxpaters a Break
April 2, 2008 Nelson: Times to End "Blank Check Policy" for Iraq Reconstruction
March 25, 2008 Five Years of War Taking Toll on American Soldiers
March 19, 2008 Nelson Statement on Fifth Anniversary of Iraq War
Jan. 14, 2008 Assessing the Surge One Year Later
Dec. 27, 2007 Nelson Statement on Assassination of Benazir Bhutto
Dec. 19, 2007 Nelson Supports Funding for Troops in Iraq, Afghanistan
Nov. 16, 2007 Bipartisan Approach for Iraq Needed
Nov. 5, 2007 Time to Refocus and Reassess Iraq's Progress
Oct. 30, 2007 Iraq Benchmarks
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