Apr 22, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Howard L. Berman (D-CA), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today praised leaders in Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa and Tanzania for blocking attempts by a Chinese vessel to deliver a massive shipment of ammunition, mortars, and other lethal armaments to the embattled Zimbabwean government.
Mr. Speaker, in the sixty years since the founding of our ally Israel, the United States has had no greater friend in the Middle East.
Apr 17, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC -- The Government Accountability Office today released a report showing that the Bush Administration does not have a coherent plan to destroy terrorist threats and safe havens in the border regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. The House Foreign Affairs Committee commissioned the report and received copies ahead of its release.
Committee Chairman Howard L.
Before we begin, let me outline today’s proceedings, and welcome to our refurbished Committee room. After my opening statement and that of our distinguished colleague, Ranking Republican Member Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, we will hear the witnesses’ opening statements.
Washington, DC -- Congressman Howard L. Berman (D-CA), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has introduced legislation to remove a government-imposed stigma against membership in the African National Congress of South Africa, which fought against Apartheid, by removing from any U.S.
Washington, DC – Thanks to a bipartisan compromise brokered by Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard L. Berman (D-CA), the House today voted overwhelmingly to expand the landmark U.S.
Madam Chair, on the President’s request five years ago, Congress launched a global campaign to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and to treat and care for those who were already afflicted.
Mar 21, 2008 Press Release
Van Nuys, CA – Congressman Howard L. Berman, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today issued the following statement about the revelation that State Department employees had improperly accessed the passport files of current presidential candidates:
Van Nuys, CA -- Congressman Howard L. Berman, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Comittee, today issued this statement on China's handling of the demonstrations in Tibet:
Van Nuys, CA -- Congressman Howard L. Berman, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Comittee, today issued the following statement on the 20th anniversary of the chemical weapons attack on Kurdish Iraqis at Halabja: