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Jun 14, 2007 Press Release
For decades during the Cold War, the United States and Europe had a steadfast alliance with a palpable purpose: We stood shoulder to shoulder to stave off the menace of the Soviet Union. The relationship was seemingly unbreakable because communism represented an existential threat to the very foundations of human freedom.
Jun 12, 2007 Press Release

June 12, 2007

Washington, DC – At the dedication today of a memorial to people who lost their lives fighting communist oppression worldwide, Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said the lessons of the Cold War are and should remain a part of present-day American life.


Jun 12, 2007 Press Release

June 12, 2007

Washington, DC –Chairman Tom Lantos of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said a report released today by the Department of State about human trafficking worldwide underscores that the department needs to focus more resources on the problem rather than being forced to cut back on the one office dedicated to it.

Jun 6, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved legislation by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos (D-CA) and Ranking Member Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) providing more funding for development, economic and security assistance programs in Afghanistan for the next three years and establishing a coordinator to tackle the growing threat of narcotics.

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Jun 5, 2007 Press Release

June 5, 2007

Contact: Lynne Weil, 202-225-5021

Senator Paul Simon Foundation Act dramatically expands access to international education for America’s college students

Jun 1, 2007 Press Release

June 1, 2007

Washington, DC -- U.S. Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today sent a letter to Dmitriy Muratov, editor-in-chief of the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, praising the publication of a collection of articles and commentary by Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya,

May 30, 2007 Press Release

May 30, 2007

Washington, DC - Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the co-author of 2003 legislation creating and funding the U.S. fight against global HIV/AIDS, released the following statement about President Bush's planned announcement today on renewing and enlarging the program:


May 29, 2007 Press Release

May 29, 2007

Washington, DC -- In response to the White House announcement of additional sanctions against Sudan in connection with the Darfur genocide, Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released this statement: