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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
April 15, 2014 Statement on One Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing
March 18, 2014 Interview With Nikole Killion of Hearst Television
Jan. 31, 2014 Remarks With German Chancellor Angela Merkel Before Their Meeting
Jan. 7, 2014 Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se After Their Meeting
Dec. 3, 2013 Remarks at a Cyber Partnership Agreement Signing With Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet
Nov. 25, 2013 New York Post - Politicians Cross the Aisle to Condemn Obama's Iran Deal
Nov. 11, 2013 Kerry Announces State Department Efforts To Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan
Nov. 11, 2013 Interview With Kim Ghattas of the BBC
Nov. 7, 2013 Interview with Bild Newspaper
Oct. 30, 2013 Remarks to the Participants of the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists
Oct. 11, 2013 Statement on Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Oct. 3, 2013 Remarks With Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera
Aug. 13, 2013 Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota After Their Meeting
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 22, 2013 Remarks With European Commission President Manuel Barroso at Meeting with European Commission Fellows
April 18, 2013 Condolence Statement for Boston Marathon Bombing Victims
April 17, 2013 30th Anniversary of the Embassy Beirut Bombing
April 7, 2013 Remarks With Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu
April 6, 2013 Deadly Attack in Zabul Province, Afghanistan
March 26, 2013 Meeting With Staff and Families at U.S. Embassy Kabul
March 15, 2013 The United States Supports the Arms Trade Treaty
Dec. 20, 2012 Hearing of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Lessons Learned from Benghazi
Dec. 19, 2012 In Wake of Sandy, Bill Would Improve Nation's Resiliency to Extreme Weather
Sept. 21, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Sept. 13, 2012 Lugar, Kerry Resolution Honoring Ambassador Stevens, Other Victims and Condemning Libya Violence Passes Senate Tonight
Sept. 13, 2012 Massachusetts Delegation and Governor Patrick Welcome Disaster Declaration for Fishermen
Sept. 6, 2012 John Kerry DNC Speech
Sept. 4, 2012 R Is for Reckless
Aug. 15, 2012 Letter to President Obama
July 31, 2012 Chairman Kerry Announces Plan for Additional Law of the Sea Hearings Next Round to Be Held in the Fall Following August Recess
June 19, 2012 Senate Foreign Relations Committee Report Identifies Security Challenges in the Persian Gulf
June 18, 2012 Air Force Secretary: Hanscom Mission Will Not Change
June 14, 2012 Law of the Sea: A National Security Issue That Unites
May 23, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - U.S. National Security and Strategic Imperatives for Ratifying the Law of the Sea Convention
April 20, 2012 Boston Globe - MIT Seeks to Invest $450m at Hanscom
April 13, 2012 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services
Feb. 28, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - National Security and the Foreign Policy Priorities in President Obama's 2013 International Affairs Budget
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 27, 2011 NOAA Announces Steps Responding to Kerry Letter
Sept. 11, 2011 Massachusetts' Tornado-Damaged Schools Need Our Help
Sept. 4, 2011 Help Is On the Way in Wake of Irene
Aug. 2, 2011 Kerry, Brown, Neal, Kind Introduce Tax Relief Legislation to Help Disaster Victims Rebuild
July 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Janet Napolitano Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
July 5, 2011 Fire Grant for Southern Norfolk County ARC
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
June 1, 2011 Supporting A Plan to Modernize Public Safety Communications and Spectrum Management
May 20, 2011 SBA Disaster Assistance Following the West Springfield Apartment Fire
May 7, 2011 Duty Calls at Home
April 28, 2011 Kerry On President Obama's National Security Team Nominations
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