2013 Remarks Pertaining to Afghanistan

12/11/13 U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Opening Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
12/10/13 The Transition in Afghanistan;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Remarks Submitted for the Record to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
12/05/13 Interview with Associated Press' Patrick Quinn;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Kabul, Afghanistan
11/24/13 The Loya Jirga and the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/22/13 Interview With TOLO TV;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Washington, DC
11/15/13 Remarks at the Georgetown University Symposium "Advancing Afghan Women";  Secretary of State John Kerry; Georgetown University; Washington, DC
10/25/13 The United States and the New Silk Road;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Lynne M. Tracy, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
10/24/13 Remarks at the 12th Anniversary CAREC Ministerial Conference;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
10/16/13 Interview With NPR;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/12/13 Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials and Senior Administration Official on Bilateral Security Agreement; ERT London, England
10/12/13 Joint Press Availability With Afghan President Hamid Karzai After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kabul, Afghanistan
10/12/13 Meeting With Mission Afghanistan Staff;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kabul, Afghanistan
10/11/13 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Kabul, Afghanistan; En route to Kabul, Afghanistan
09/25/13 Current U.S. Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan; Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; New York, NY
09/16/13 Current U.S. Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan; Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Washington, DC
08/18/13 Afghanistan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/11/13 Assessing the Transition in Afghanistan; Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
06/07/13 Remarks at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Policy Conference on Islam in Eurasia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Kennan Institute, Wilson Center; Washington, DC
05/14/13 Remarks With Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Rosenbad; Stockholm, Sweden
05/12/13 Afghanistan Media Roundtable; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Kabul, Afghanistan
05/11/13 Opening Remarks at the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Commission; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Kabul, Afghanistan
05/03/13 Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/26/13 Interview With Al Jazeera;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
04/26/13 Remarks at the "Heart Of Asia" Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Almaty, Kazakhstan
04/26/13 The Istanbul Process Ministerial: Results and Prospects for the Future;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Almaty, Kazakhstan
04/25/13 Question and Answer Session at University for World Economy and Diplomacy;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Tashkent, Uzbekistan
04/25/13 Remarks at U.S. Embassy Tashkent;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Tashkent, Uzbekistan
04/24/13 Remarks After a Trilateral Meeting With Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Truman Hall; Tervuren, Belgium
04/24/13 Remarks With Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Pakistani General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, and Pakistani Foreign Secretary Jalil Jilani Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Truman Hall; Tervuren, Belgium
04/23/13 Nazarbayev University Q&A;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
04/23/13 Opening Remarks at Nazarbayev University;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
04/23/13 Press Availability After NATO Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
04/23/13 Remarks on Bilateral and Regional Cooperation;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
04/22/13 Background Briefing on the NATO Ministerial; The Hotel; Brussels, Belgium
04/12/13 Looking East, Looking West: U.S. Support for India's Regional Leadership;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Harvard University; Cambridge, MA
04/11/13 Remarks at Justice Sector Reform Panel;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Russell Senate Office Building; Washington, DC
04/06/13 Deadly Attack in Zabul Province, Afghanistan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/25/13 Background Briefing: Senior Administration Officials; En Route To Kabul
03/25/13 Remarks With President Hamid Karzai After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Presidential Palace; Kabul, Afghanistan
03/13/13 The Energy, Trade, and Development Forum - Turkmenistan Session;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Turkic American Convention; Washington, DC
03/13/13 The New Silk Road and Regional Economic Integration;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Turkic American Convention; Washington, DC
03/12/13 Regional Economic Integration in South and Central Asia; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Geoffrey Pyatt, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Afghanistan Security Days, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe; Vienna, Austria
03/12/13 Remarks With Uzbekistani Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/27/13 Islamist Militant Threats in Eurasia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade; Washington, DC
02/21/13 Press Conference;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Hyatt Regency; Dushanbe, Tajikistan
02/20/13 Remarks After Meeting With President Rahmon;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Palace of Nations; Dushanbe, Tajikistan
02/07/13 Remarks to the Ensembles of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Kennedy Center Concert Hall; Washington, DC
02/04/13 Remarks to the Afghan National Institute of Music Ensembles;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC