DISAM Journal

Publication covering politics and the aerospace and defense industries.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 4, Summer

An Enlarged North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Mending Fences and Moving Forward on Iraq
[The following are excerpts of the testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, D.C., April 29, 2003.] I am pleased to testify on the enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) agreed in Prague last November,...
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Asian Security and Hong Kong's Role in the War on Global Terrorism
[The following were excerpts of the keynote remarks presented at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Conference, Washington, D.C, April 28, 2003.] Globalization and its Effect on Terrorism I think it is fair to say that, during...
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Bulgaria and the United States: Allies in Democracy and Partners in Expanding Freedom
[The following are excerpts given before the Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of U.S.-Bulgarian Diplomatic Relations, Sofia, Bulgaria, May 15, 2003.] Dobur den, Bulgari! I stand here and see our two flags so close, side-by-side. They look so...
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Changing Dynamics in the Asia-Pacific Region: Implications for U.S. Business and Policy
[The following are excerpts of the speech presented to the United States Asia-Pacific Council Symposium Capital Hilton; Washington, D.C., April 24, 2003.] I really do appreciate your words about what things are like in the business of U.S. diplomacy....
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Crisis and Opportunity: Realizing the Hopes of a Hemisphere
[The following are excerpts of the remarks presented to the Council of the Americas' 33rd Annual Washington Conference, Loy Henderson Conference Room, Washington, D.C., April 28, 2003.] I am always pleased to meet with the Council, and I am pleased...
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Dealing with Trafficking in Persons: Another Dimension of United States and India Transformation
[The following are excerpts of a speech given at Y.B. Chavan Hall Mumbai, India February 18, 2003.] Introduction During the past two years, the United States and India have transformed their bilateral relations by developing profoundly new patterns...
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Defense Logistics Information Services Ties Together International Logistics
The Defense Logistics Information Services (DLIS) produced the first edition of the Multilingual A CoD P-2/3 Cd-ROM in April 2003. This CD-ROM is a logistics tool many countries have long anticipated. The end of World War II found the U.S. Defense...
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Democratic Change and American Policy in the Middle East
[The following are excerpts of the remarks presented to the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, Fourth Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., May 16, 2003.] There are many different strategies for addressing an audience as distinguished and...
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Direct Commercial Sales Authorizations for Fiscal Year 2002 Overview
[The following are excerpts of a report prepared by the Department of State pursuant to Section 655 of the Foreign Assistance Act. The complete report may be found at www.pdtc.org.] This report covers defense articles and defense services licensed...
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English Language Training as a Projection of Soft Power
Introduction I have worked in the English language training (ELT) field for almost forty years, thirty-seven of those years with Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC). At the end of this year, I intend to retire. Before retiring...
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Foreign Assistance Programs in South Asia
[Excerpts of the following testimony was presented to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC March 26, 2003.] Regional Policy Priorities How U.S. foreign assistance programs for South Asia support our policy priorities and...
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Graduation Ceremony for Students of International Relations and International Studies
[The following speech was presented to the Wendy and Emery Reves Center for International Studies, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 10, 2003.] I know this must be a moment in your lives that summons a range of emotions....
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Offsets in Defense Trade
The study in its entirety can be found at: http://www.bxa.doc.gov. [The original numbering of the tables, charts and figures are the same as in the original Offsets in Defense Trade Report.] Executive Summary This is the sixth report on offsets...
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Saudi Arabia: The Changing Paradigm and Implications for the United States Military Training Mission
As the international community and the United States continue to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution 1441, the Middle East region finds itself again at the forefront of attention. Rumors abound as to the intentions of governments that...
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The Defense Logistics Information Service Teaches North Atlantic Treaty Organization Codification in Eastern Europe
Introduction The Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS) is helping countries in Eastern Europe achieve their goal of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) membership by teaching them the fundamentals of the NATO Codification System...
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U.S. Engagement in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Staying Our Course along the Silk Road
[The following are excerpts of the remarks presented to the "Central Asia: Its Geopolitical Significance and Future Impact" Conference hosted by the Title VI Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program Directors, University of...
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U.S. Interests and Policy Priorities in Southeast Asia
[The following are excerpts of a speech presented to the House International Relations Committee, Washington, D.C., March 26, 2003.] Chairman Hyde's invitation requested our assessment of U.S. and Indonesian relations, regional counterterrorism...
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