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Randy Forbes' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: James Randy Forbes
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 06/19/2001
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shirley; 4 Children: Neil, Jamie, Jordan, Justin
Birth Date: 02/17/1952
Birth Place: Chesapeake
Home City: Chesapeake, VA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
July 1, 2014 Forbes: Japan's Constitutional Reinterpretation An Important Step For Alliance, Regional Security
May 28, 2014 Forbes: China's Behavior in South China Sea Shows Necessity of Strong U.S. Presence in the Asia-Pacific
April 28, 2014 Forbes Announces Bipartisan Asia-Pacific Security Legislation
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the Untied States - Act on Ukraine
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 18, 2014 The Diplomat - Stand With Our Ally in Tokyo
Jan. 13, 2014 Committee Members React to Chinese Hyper Sonic Missile Test
Nov. 13, 2013 HASC Leaders Statement on Asia Pacific Ambassadors Roundtable
Nov. 5, 2013 Forbes Urges Obama to Intervene on Behalf of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran
Oct. 29, 2013 Breaking Defense - Time for Congress to Rebalance On Asia-Pacific
Oct. 29, 2013 Forbes, Hanabusa Lead Asia Pacific Oversight Series
Oct. 29, 2013 ABC News - US Looks to Asia Nations to Build Their Militaries
Oct. 21, 2013 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Include Taiwan in RIMPAC 2014 Exercise
Sept. 4, 2013 Blog: My Concerns About Military Action in Syria
Sept. 3, 2013 Forbes Releases Statement Opposing Intervention in Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
July 22, 2013 Forbes: Asia-Pacific Will Define U.S. National Security in the 21st Century
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 17, 2013 Letter to Susan Rice, National Security Advisor - Asia-Pacific Strategy Review
June 27, 2013 Business As Usual
June 27, 2013 Business As Usual
June 25, 2013 Forbes Introduces Resolution on President's Trip to Africa
June 19, 2013 Forbes: Obama's Nuclear Reductions Reckless Without Chinese Cooperation
June 6, 2013 Forbes Amendments Seek Transparency on China's Military Modernization, Participation in RIMPAC 2014
May 6, 2013 Forbes on China Power Report: Chinese Military Modernization Seeks to Undermine Balance of Power in Asia
April 11, 2013 Congressman Randy Forbes' Blog - Question of the Week: What Should be the Response from the United States to the Recent Actions Taken by North Korea?
March 21, 2013 Forbes Releases Statement in Regards To Vote on House Republican Budget
May 18, 2012 Forbes on China Power Report: "The U.S. and China are on Opposite Trajectories"
May 10, 2012 Forbes Announces Items of Interest for China's Military Modernization in NDAA
April 18, 2012 Forbes Announces Strategic Framework for U.S. -- China Relations
Jan. 11, 2012 China's Challenges in the Year Ahead
Dec. 9, 2011 Strengthening U.S. Commitment to Israel
Sept. 29, 2011 Letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei
June 23, 2011 Forbes' Statement on Timetable to Begin U.S. Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan
June 3, 2011 Continuing to Call Congress' Attention to China
May 26, 2011 Forbes' Statement on Passage of Annual National Defense Policy Bill by House of Representatives
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 24, 2011 Forbes' Statement Following Prime Minister Netanyahu's Speech Before Joint Session of Congress
April 7, 2011 China Caucus: Ambassador Huntsman Slams China On Human Rights
April 6, 2011 Surviving the Body Blow?
April 6, 2011 Letter to Honorable Speaker Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Reid
March 30, 2011 Caucus Brief: China Executes Three Philippine Citizens
March 24, 2011 Caucus Brief - Senators Urge Punishment of Chinese Firms Selling To Iran
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
June 11, 2010 Blog: "An Assault, Cloaked in Peace"
June 10, 2010 The Israeli Blockade and the Flotilla
May 19, 2010 Armed Services Committee Democrats Block Forbes' Effort to Keep Terrorists Out of America
Jan. 8, 2010 Op-Ed: Security First
Oct. 22, 2009 Current Situation in Afghanistan; An Informational Brief for Constituents
May 14, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request From The Department Of The Navy
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