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TRANSCRIPT: U.S. Africa Policy 2/18/2014
U.S. Africa Policy:John Kerry, United States Secretary of StateFebruary 11, 2014With General Linda Thomas-Greenfield   Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African AffairsInterview during Live@State in Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: The Situation in South Sudan 1/10/2014
U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing on South Sudan. Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Rodriguez Interview with British Press 11/20/2013
Gen. David M. Rodriguez spoke with members of the British press at a media round table interview highlighting his commitment to working closely in support of the U.S. State Department in executing Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Rodriguez on Security Cooperation in Sub-Saharan Africa 10/25/2013
TRANSCRIPT: General Rodriguez on Security Cooperation in Sub-Saharan Africa General David M. Rodriguez and Linda Thomas-Greenfield, assistant secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, on security Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: President Obama Makes a Statement 10/1/2013
President Obama Makes a Statement Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: AFRICOM Director of Logistics Meets with Africa Center Senior Leaders Seminar Participants 7/8/2013
On June 26, 2013, Brigadier General James Johnson, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Director of Logistics, met with 50 African security sector leaders currently attending the 2013 Senior Leaders Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Secretary of State's Remarks at the African Union 50th Anniversary Summit Leaders Dinner 5/25/2013
Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Addis Ababa, Ethiopia May 25, 2013 Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: South Africa Media Interview with General Carter F. Ham, Commander, U.S. Africa Command 3/26/2013
General Carter Ham, Commander U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), met with a group of South African journalists March 21, 2013, at Kelley Barracks in Stuttgart. Full transcript follows. Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: AFRICOM, EUCOM Commanders Testify Before House Armed Services Committee 3/15/2013
House Armed Services Committee Hearing on the Proposed Fiscal 2014 Defense Authorization as it Relates to the U.S. Africa Command and the U.S. European Command , March 15, Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: AFRICOM, TRANSCOM Commanders Testify Before Senate Armed Services Committee 3/7/2013
TRANSCRIPT: AFRICOM, TRANSCOM Commanders Testify Before Senate Armed Services CommitteeSubject: "U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Transportation Command in Review of the Defense Authorization Request Full Story
AFRICOM Leaders Discuss Command’s Mission with Nigerian Journalists 2/8/2013
General Carter Ham, commander of United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), and Ambassador Christopher Dell, AFRICOM’s deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, met with a group of Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Presentation on the Role and Mission of United States Africa Command 1/27/2013
Gen. Carter F. Ham, commanding officer, U.S. Africa Command speaks at Howard Univerity, Jan. 24, 2013 Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: U.S. Recognizes the Government of Somalia 1/17/2013
United States recognizing the Government of Somalia - Transcript from joint press availability with Secretary Clinton and President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham Discusses U.S. AFRICOM objectives and Africa security issues at Brown University 12/19/2012
The U.S. military is not an independent actor in Africa, and its efforts support larger U.S. government objectives and shared security interests with African partners, according to General Carter Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham Discusses Security Challenges, Opportunities at George Washington University 12/3/2012
General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), shared his perspectives on the security challenges and opportunities facing the United States in Africa at the George Washington Full Story
Ambassador Christopher Dell, DCMA, spoke with journalists from Burkina Faso and Niger during their visit to AFRICOM headquarters 11/28/2012
STUTTGART, Germany, Nov 28, 2012 Ambassador Christopher Dell, deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, U.S. Africa Command (U.S. AFRICOM), spoke with journalists from Burkina Faso Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham at the Chatham House, London 11/21/2012
During a presentation at the Chatham House, London, England, on November 16, 2012, General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), talked about AFRICOM's mission and its Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham Interviews With France 24 11/19/2012
The commander of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), General Carter F. Ham, discussed the security sitation in Mali with France 24 on November 14, 2012.

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General Ham Discusses U.S. AFRICOM objectives and Africa security issues at the Sciences Po 11/15/2012
HERVÉ CRÈS: (In progress) – to all of us – to all of you, sorry. Sir Ham, dear professors, dear students, it's a – it's a pleasure and an honor for me to introduce this conference with Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham discusses Mali with Radio France Internationale 11/14/2012
In an interview with Radio France Internationale, November 14, 2012, General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), described the situation in Mali and his assessment of Al-Qaeda in Full Story
NATO Parliamentarians visit AFRICOM Headquarters 10/4/2012
More than 34 members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly visited U.S Africa Command headquarters at Kelley Barracks on Thursday, September 27, 2012, to gain a deeper Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Ambassador Johnnie Carson on the Situation in Mali and the Sahel, Somalia and the DRC 10/3/2012
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson held a briefing at the New York Foreign Press Center during which he discussed the situation in Mali and the Sahel, Somalia and the Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Ham Discusses Situation in Mali at Press Conference in Algiers 10/3/2012
At a press conference in Algiers, Algeria, September 30, 2012, U.S. Africa Command Commander General Carter F. Ham answered questions about the situation in Mali, and the security challenges in Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Clinton's Remarks at a UN Secretary General Summit on Somalia 9/26/2012

At a United Nations Secretary General Summit on Somalia, September 26, 2012, Hillary Clinton, U.S. secretary of state, discussed three areas of emphasis in Somalia: continued improvement of Full Story

TRANSCRIPT: Clinton's Remarks at UN Secretary General Meeting on the Sahel 9/26/2012
At the UN Secretary General Meeting on the Sahel, September 26, 2012, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the international community cannot afford to ignore the chaos and violence in Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham's Press Conference in Morocco 9/25/2012
On September 25, 2012, U.S. Africa Command Commander General Carter F. Ham spoke at a press conference with the Moroccan media at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat, Morocco.
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TRANSCRIPT: Remarks by the President to the UN General Assembly 9/25/2012
President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the United Nations in New York, September 25, 2012.

Discussing the recent attacks on American
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TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Remarks on Anti-Islam Video during U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue 9/13/2012
Participants:
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani

In a U.S.-Morocco plenary session in Washington, D.C., Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: George Little Provides Updates on Libya and Region during DOD News Briefing 9/13/2012
Following is the transcript of a briefing with George Little, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and Pentagon Press Secretary, September 14, 2012. Little told press that Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Ham Discusses AFRICOM Mission With African Journalists, PAOs at Symposium 9/11/2012
At the Public Affairs and Media Symposium in Garmisch, Germany, on August 29, 2012, General Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, spoke to African journalists and military public affairs Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Press Conference in Senegal with General Ham 7/30/2012
In July 2012, U.S. Africa Command Commander General Carter F. Ham participated in a press conference in Dakar, Senegal. The purpose of General HammmmÃ?s visit was to meet with senior Senegalese Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Ham Discusses African Security Issues at ACSS Senior Leaders Seminar 6/26/2012
At a Senior Leaders Seminar in Arlington, Virginia, June 26, 2012, General Ham spoke of the existing and emerging threats from extremist organizations and discussed U.S. military activity and Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Ham Discusses U.S. Military's Role in Counter-LRA Efforts 4/24/2012
In an interview with members of various media organizations, April 24, 2012, General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, described the U.S. military's role in what he described as Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Commander of Special Operations Command Africa Interviewed on Counter-LRA Efforts 4/24/2012
Rear Admiral Brian Losey, commander of Special Operations Command Africa, talked to journalists about the U.S. military's involvement in countering the Lord's Resistance Army, April 24, Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: United States Policy to Counter the Lord's Resistance Army 4/24/2012
Amanda J. Dory, deputy assistant Secretary of Defense for African affairs, joined Donald Yamamoto, principal deputy assistant Secretary of State for African affairs, and Earl Gast, U.S. Agency for Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham Interviews with German Newspaper "Stuttgarter Zeitung" 3/13/2012
In an interview with German newspaper "Stuttgarter Zeitung", March 13, 2012, General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, answered questions about the command's role in efforts to Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham Interviews with Defense Media Agency 3/13/2012
In an interview with Defense Media Agency reporter Donna Miles, March 13, 2012, General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, talked about the command's roles and priorities. Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham Speaks at NDU Food Security Conference 3/8/2012
Food security and overall stability are "inextricably linked," said General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, during a food security conference in Washington, D.C., March 8, 2012. Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Ham Interviewed by National Public Radio 3/8/2012
General Carter F. Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, talked about U.S. Africa Command's top priorities during an interview with Renee Montagne, for the "Morning Edition: of National Public
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TRANSCRIPT: U.S. AFRICOM, EUCOM Commanders Testify Before Senate Armed Services Committee 3/1/2012
General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, and Admiral James Stavridis, commander of U.S. European Command, testified as part of the Senate Armed Services Committee's annual budget
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TRANSCRIPT: General Ham, Admiral Stavridis Testify Before House Armed Services Committee 2/29/2012
General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, and Admiral James Stavridis, commander of U.S. European Command, testified as part of the House Armed Services Committee's annual budget Full Story
U.S. AFRICOM Commander Addresses Participants of Youth Radicalization Conference in Rwanda 1/22/2012

General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, delivered opening remarks to representatives from 11 East African nations during a conference on Preventing Youth Radicalization in East Full Story

TRANSCRIPT: Ambassador Holmes Speaks at Institute for Security Studies in South Africa 10/28/2011
U.S. AFRICOM Photo Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, talked about the origins of the command, addressing questions surrounding its basing Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Ambassador Holmes Interviewed by Executive Director at Institute for Security Studies in South Africa 10/28/2011
U.S. AFRICOM Photo In an interview with Dr. Jakkie Cilliers, executive director, Institute for Security Studies, in Pretoria, South Africa on October 28, 2011, Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Ambassador Holmes Addresses Participants of Maritime and Coastal Security Conference in South Africa 10/27/2011
While addressing participants of the Maritime and Coastal Security Africa Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's civilian deputy, Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: NATO Representative Announces End of Operations in Libya 10/21/2011
During a briefing, October 21, 2011, U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder, announced that NATO has decided to wind down operations in Libya, but will continue to monitor the situation closely. Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: Officials Provide Background on Secretary of State Clinton's Visit to Tripoli 10/17/2011
Two senior U.S. Department of State officials provided a background briefing, October 17, 2011, on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Tripoli, Libya. Clinton is the first cabinet Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham Discusses "AFRICOM Perspectives" at CSIS Military Strategy Forum 10/4/2011
i>On October 4, 2011, General Carter F. Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, spoke on "AFRICOM Perspectives" at a military strategy forum at the Center for Strategic and International
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TRANSCRIPT: President Obama at U.N. Highlights African Progress, Calls for Lasting Peace 9/22/2011
U.S. President Barack Obama noted several examples of progress in Africa as he described 2011 as a "time of extraordinary transformation" and called for lasting peace around the world during an Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: AFRICOM's General Ham Discusses African Security with Defense Writers Group 9/14/2011
The commander of U.S. Africa Command told journalists that in his travels through Africa he is guided by two main principles: A safe, stable, and secure Africa is the best interest of Africans as Full Story