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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Sept. 1, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 ABC "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript - Syria
Aug. 30, 2013 Statement on Syria
Aug. 7, 2013 Fifteenth Anniversary of East Africa Embassy Bombings
June 15, 2013 Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq
June 5, 2013 Secretary Kerry Welcomes Announcements of Top Security and Diplomatic Posts
May 23, 2013 Statement from Secretary Kerry on President Obama's Speech
May 14, 2013 Remarks With Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
April 24, 2013 Remarks With Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Pakistani General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, And Pakistani Foreign Secretary Jalil Jilani Before Their Meeting
April 23, 2013 Remarks With Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius at a Signing Ceremony for Cooperation on Countering Nuclear Smuggling
April 23, 2013 Press Availability After NATO Ministerial
April 14, 2013 Joint Press Availability With Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida After Their Meeting
April 13, 2013 Solo Press Availability in Beijing, China
April 13, 2013 Remarks to Staff and Families of Embassy Seoul
April 12, 2013 Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se After Their Meeting
April 7, 2013 Remarks With Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu
April 6, 2013 Deadly Attack in Zabul Province, Afghanistan
April 2, 2013 Remarks With Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Yun Byung-se After Their Meeting
April 2, 2013 Historic Arms Trade Treaty
March 26, 2013 Meeting With Staff and Families at U.S. Embassy Kabul
March 25, 2013 Remarks With President Hamid Karzai After Their Meeting
March 24, 2013 Solo Press Availability in Baghdad, Iraq
March 15, 2013 The United States Supports the Arms Trade Treaty
Feb. 14, 2013 Remarks With United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Before Their Meeting
Feb. 14, 2013 Anniversary of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's Assassination
Dec. 20, 2012 Hearing of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Lessons Learned from Benghazi
Oct. 22, 2012 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
Oct. 21, 2012 Issa Calls Concerns About Sensitive Information on Benghazi Attack "Crap"
Sept. 28, 2012 Kerry Defends Ambassador Rice Against Attacks
Sept. 25, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Nomination of the Honorable Robert Stephen Beecroft
Sept. 13, 2012 Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 13, 2012 Lugar, Kerry Resolution Honoring Ambassador Stevens, Other Victims and Condemning Libya Violence Passes Senate Tonight
Sept. 12, 2012 Commending the Four American Public Servants Who Died in Benghazi, Libya, Including Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, and Condemning the Violent Attack of the United States Consulate in Benghazi
Sept. 12, 2012 Lugar, Kerry Resolution Honoring Ambassador Stevens, Other Victims and Condemning Libya Violence Passes Senate Tonight
Sept. 12, 2012 Kerry Statement on Embassy Attacks, Death of Ambassador Stevens
Sept. 4, 2012 R Is for Reckless
Aug. 1, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senator Introduces Resolution Supporting U.S. - Afghan Partnership
June 18, 2012 Air Force Secretary: Hanscom Mission Will Not Change
June 12, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force
April 20, 2012 Boston Globe - MIT Seeks to Invest $450m at Hanscom
April 19, 2012 Bi-Partisan Kerry-Boozman Legislation Would Help Bring Kony, War Criminals to Justice
April 19, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee
April 13, 2012 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services
March 1, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Assess the Situation in Syria and All the International Options Available to Address the Crisis
Feb. 27, 2012 Lieutenant Governor Murray Signs Executive Order Establishing the Commonwealth's Military Asset and Security Task Force
Feb. 1, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Department of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Dec. 2, 2011 Small Business Committee Senators Push for Federal R&D Programs
Dec. 1, 2011 Senate Passes Kerry, Collins Legislation to Protect Servicemembers from Sexual Assault
Nov. 14, 2011 Kerry: Historic Navy Deal Will Create Jobs, Revitalize South Shore
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