Daily Archives: August 15, 2017

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – August 15, 2017

2:52 p.m. EDT

MS NAUERT:We’ve had a busy day here today at the State Department, starting with the Secretary announcing the International Religious Freedom Report and the rollout of that today. Earlier today, the …

Russia targets voting machines; “megafires” are coming; terrorism in Africa, and more

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Russian cyberattack targeted elections vendor tied to voting day disruptions; Boulder author warns of more “megafires” on

Security Council told African-led force on terrorism in the Sahel operational but challenged

15 August 2017 &#150 The joint task force by the so-called Group of Five (G5) &#8211 Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger &#8211 to tackle the threat of terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region is …

Remarks by Vice President Pence to the Argentine and Latin American Business Community

La Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

3:41 P.M. Local ET

VICE PRESIDENT PENCE:  Thank you, Chargé Cooney, Minister Faurie, Hector Orlando, elected officials, distinguished leaders in the business community, and honored …

Success of Joint Sahel Counter-terrorism Force Hinges on Cooperation, Funding to Fill Capacity Gaps, Key Peacekeeping Official Tells Security Council

‘In No Way’ Would Group of Five Impinge on National Efforts, Partnerships, Mali’s Permanent Representative Pledges

The Group of Five Sahel States (G5 Sahel) Joint Force to combat trans-border terrorism and organized crime could make …