* Led fight to reduce international arms sales and the proliferation of ballistic missiles and nuclear, biological and chemical weapons.
* Authored law "reinventing" the State Department and foreign affairs agencies by eliminating duplication and consolidating departments.
* Chief Whip for many years on House foreign aid bills; leader in Congress for a strong U.S.-Israel relationship.
* Awarded an A+ with extra credit by Citizens for Global Solutions in their 2006 Congressional Report Card.
Citizens for Global Solutions offers voters a detailed assessment of their members' positions on a range of global issues from the genocide in Darfur to international AIDS and development funding. The extra credit is awarded to legislators for outstanding work on behalf of global issues. Rep. Berman was one of thirty-seven Members of Congress recognized by Citizen for Global Solutions with extra credit.