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March 2011

Date Title
3/19/11 Rep. Howard Berman’s Statement on the Passing of former Secretary of State Warren Christopher
3/18/11 Rep. Howard Berman’s Reaction To Speaking Today With President Obama and Senior Administration Officials About the Situation in Libya
3/17/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement at Hearing, “The Global Nuclear Revival and U.S. Nonproliferation Policy”
3/16/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement at Hearing, “The Agency for International Development and the Millennium Challenge Corporation: Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Requests and Future Directions in Foreign Assistance”
3/11/11 Rep. Berman Offers Condolences to the People of Japan
3/10/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement at Hearing, “North Korea’s Sea of Fire: Bullying, Brinksmanship, and Blackmail”
3/3/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement at Hearing, “Reforming the United Nations: Lessons Learned”
3/2/11 Rep. Berman’s Statement on Today’s Assassination of Pakistan’s Minister for Minority Affairs
3/1/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement at Hearing, “Assessing U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities and Needs Amidst Economic Challenges”

February 2011

Date Title
2/23/11 Rep. Howard Berman Condemns Qadhafi Regime’s Brutality and Urges Immediate Action by International Community
2/18/11 Rep. Howard Berman Condemns Violence Being Used Against Peaceful Bahraini Protestors
2/18/11 Rep. Howard Berman Commends Obama Administration on Security Council Veto
2/17/11 On House Floor, Rep. Berman Condemns GOP’s Irresponsible Slash-and-Burn Tactics That Jeopardize Our National Security
2/17/11 Rep. Howard Berman Urges Administration to Veto Anti-Israel Resolution
2/14/11 Berman Urges Threats Against Journalists in Turkmenistan to Stop
2/14/11 Rep. Howard Berman’s Comments on the Anniversary of Former Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri's Assassination
2/11/11 Rep. Berman Reacts to President Hosni Mubarak’s Resignation
2/10/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement As Prepared For Delivery at Hearing, “Recent Developments in Egypt and Lebanon: Implications for U.S. Policy and Allies in the Broader Middle East, Part II”
2/9/11 House Rejects GOP Attempt To Limit US Participation In The UN
2/9/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement at Hearing, “Recent Developments in Egypt and Lebanon: Implications for U.S. Policy and Allies in the Broader Middle East, Part I”
2/9/11 House Foreign Affairs Democrats Announce Subcommittee Assignments
2/8/11 Rep. Berman Urges Quick U.S. Action To Seize Stolen Tunisian Funds

January 2011

Date Title
1/31/11 Berman Responds to Ongoing Crisis in Egypt
1/27/11 Rep. Berman Reacts to Reports of Gay Rights Advocate David Kato’s Death
1/26/11 Berman Applauds Russia’s Approval of the New START Treaty
1/25/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement at Briefing, “The United Nations: Urgent Problems that Need Congressional Action”
1/25/11 Berman Condemns Hezbollah’s Ascent in Lebanon
1/24/11 On House Floor Rep. Berman Points Out the National Security Risks Proposed GOP Budget Cuts Would Create
1/19/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement at Briefing, “Assessing China’s Behavior and its Impact on U.S. Interests”
1/18/11 Ranking Member Howard L. Berman’s Opening Statement At Briefing, “Sudan at the Crossroads”
1/18/11 In Advance of President Hu’s Arrival, Rep. Berman Wants Talks To Focus On Stopping Iran’s Nuclear Program
1/14/11 Rep. Berman Sends Letter Urging President Obama to Focus Discussions With President Hu On Iran Threat
1/13/11 Berman Commends Obama Administration On Imposing Additional Iran Sanctions
1/12/11 Berman Reacts To Hezbollah’s Forced Collapse of Lebanese Government
1/12/11 Committee On Foreign Affairs Democrats Name Gabby Adler Communications Director
1/11/11 Congressman Howard Berman’s Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Devastating Haiti Earthquake
1/8/11 Ros-Lehtinen, Berman Joint Statement on Attack on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

December 2010

Date Title
12/23/10 Chairman Berman Applauds Sanctions on President Laurent Gbango of Cote d'Ivoire
12/22/10 Rep. Berman Lauds Historic Senate Vote for New START Treaty
12/21/10 Berman urges UN General Assembly to vote for U.S. amendment restoring reference to sexual orientation
12/15/10 Berman Hails Progress Toward Aid Reform
12/14/10 Chairman Berman on Passing of Ambassador Holbrooke
12/9/10 Statement by Chairman Berman on White House Export Control Announcement
12/9/10 Chairman Berman Washington Times Op-ed: Rethinking Foreign Aid
12/2/10 Berman Hails News of Agreement between U.S. and Belarus to Eliminate Uranium Stocks
12/1/10 Chairman Howard L. Berman’s opening statement at hearing, “Imposing Tougher Sanctions on Iran: A Progress Report”

November 2010

Date Title
11/30/10 Berman Condemns Palestinian Report Claiming the Western Wall has no Religious Significance to Jews
11/29/10 Berman Condemns Syria’s Obstruction of International Inspections of its Nuclear Activities
11/23/10 Berman Condemns North Korea’s Attack on South Korea, Nuclear Activities
11/12/10 Berman lifts hold on military assistance to Lebanon

September 2010

Date Title
9/29/10 Chairman Berman praises President Obama for implementing Iran human rights sanctions
9/28/10 Statement of Chairman Howard L. Berman on H.R. 4645
9/24/10 Berman Applauds Obama Administration Efforts to Defend Israel at the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference
9/23/10 Foreign Aid Reform Top Priority for Berman, Administration
9/20/10 Relief and Recovery Efforts in Pakistan, Haiti
9/8/10 Chairman Berman Condemns Burning of Qurans
9/8/10 Berman, Skelton, Langevin, Nye and McMahon Applaud the Department of Defense Intent to Sign the David’s Sling Weapon System Project Agreement
9/1/10 Berman offers Israelis, Palestinians strong support in direct peace talks

August 2010

Date Title
8/21/10 Berman Statement on Announcement of Direct Peace Talks
8/9/10 Berman Places Hold on US Military Assistance to Lebanon
8/3/10 Berman, Ros-Lehtinen Announce Launch of Bipartisan Working Group on Iran Sanctions Implementation

July 2010

Date Title
7/28/10 Chairman Berman’s opening statement at hearing, “Turkey’s New Foreign Policy Direction: Implications for U.S.-Turkish Relations”
7/19/10 Berman applauds UN vote on International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
7/15/10 Berman hails Congo Conflict Minerals title of Wall Street reform legislation
7/12/10 Berman condemns bombings in Uganda on final day of World Cup
7/2/10 Berman condemns attack on USAID workers in Afghanistan
7/1/10 Chairman Berman praises President Obama’s signing of Iran Sanctions

June 2010

Date Title
6/30/10 Cuba travel ban has not worked to help the Cuban people, Berman says
6/24/10 Conference agreement on H.R. 2194, the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act
6/24/10 Berman Statement on Passage of Conference Agreement on Iran Sanctions bill
6/21/10 Dodd, Berman Statement on Iran Sanctions Conference Report Agreement
6/16/10 Chairman Berman endorses Treasury Department’s designation of Iranian groups and individuals
6/9/10 Berman applauds passage of UN Security Council resolution on Iran, calls on other nations to impose tougher sanctions

May 2010

Date Title
5/25/10 Dodd, Berman Announce Timing on Iran Sanctions Conference Report
5/25/10 Berman Condemns North Korea for ship sinking
5/21/10 Berman Deeply Troubled by Harsh Prison Sentence for Gay Couple in Malawi
5/20/10 Berman applauds passage of the US-Israel Rocket and Missile Defense Cooperation and Support Act
5/11/10 Chairman Berman responds to Administration’s U.S.-Russia nuclear proposal
5/11/10 Berman applauds Israel and PLO proximity talks
5/7/10 Berman Extends Condolences to Nigeria on the Death of President Amaru Yar’ Adua

April 2010

Date Title
4/26/10 Chairman Berman expresses his dismay with Senate budget resolution, argues cuts weaken national security
4/22/10 Now is the time to implement crippling sanctions on Iran, Berman says
4/20/10 Berman statement on speech by Defense Secretary Gates regarding President Obama’s Export Control Policy Review
4/15/10 Berman Letter Condemning Armenian Genocide Denial
4/12/10 Statement by Chairman Berman on the death of President Lech Kaczynski of Poland
4/8/10 U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Treaty Makes the World Safer and Sets an Important Example, Berman Says

March 2010

Date Title
3/26/10 U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Control Agreement Sets an Important Example for Other Nations, Berman Says
3/20/10 Iran's Nuclear Clock
3/17/10 Latest news coverage of the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act (H.R. 2194)
3/16/10 Berman on Recent Events in U.S.-Israeli Relations: Let’s Put the Situation in Perspective
3/10/10 Chairman Berman’s statement in opposition to H. Con. Res. 248, the War Powers resolution
3/10/10 Berman Introduces Legislation to Boost U.S. Science Diplomacy
3/4/10 House Foreign Affairs Committee Howard L. Berman (D-CA), chairman
3/3/10 Effective Foreign Assistance Can Help Make the World Better and Safer, Berman Says at Hearing with New USAID Administrator

February 2010

Date Title
2/24/10 U.S., Russian Legislators Discuss Arms Control, Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Humanitarian Issues, Energy and Trade
2/12/10 Statement by Chairman Berman on the Anniversary of the Assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri
2/10/10 Berman Urges Burmese Junta to Release Imprisoned American, Calls on U.S. Administration to Appoint Envoy and Consider More Sanctions
2/8/10 Hearing Postponed: The Google Predicament: Transforming U.S. Cyberspace Policy to Advance Democracy, Security, and Trade
2/7/10 Tehran’s Uranium Enrichment Announcement Underscores Need for U.N. Action on Strong Sanctions, Berman Says
2/5/10 Chairman Berman Announces Intention to Mark Up Armenian Genocide Resolution on March 4