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I introduced legislation on June 4th recognizing the 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, urging President Trump to pressure China's President Xi Jinping to release artist and activist Liu Xia, and hold Chinese...
We must remember that Pakistan continues to be an unreliable partner in the fight against terrorism. For nearly two decades, we have hoped that Pakistan would clear the terrorist safe havens along the Afghanistan border and...
Pompeo’s vision for Iran is the world’s vision for Iran. And he hinted at regime change.
For over 3,000 years, the official capital of Israel has been Jerusalem, no matter what the Palestinians say.
U.S. military equipment and ammunition, sent to Syria as part of a failed Obama administration plan to find and arm moderate forces to defeat ISIS, were instead simply handed over to an Al Qaeda group, according to the man...
The Iran Deal is a deeply flawed agreement. As I have previously said, this deal has an insufficient inspection regime, insufficiently addresses long range ICBM missile development, and is limited to 10 years, giving the...
Our historic relationship with the Arab Gulf states is strategically crucial. The ties we maintain allow us to project power to contain threats like Iran and secure key shipping lanes for global commerce while also providing...
I released the following statement following the historic summit between North and South Korea.
America’s Peace Corps volunteers are our angels abroad. They represent the very best we have in America, but right now, we are not doing enough to protect them.  
Yesterday I delivered a floor speech recognizing the 70th anniversary of Israel’s Independence Day.Watch my floor speech in its entirety here. The full text of my remarks is below:
China is a rising power with interests that more often than not come into conflict with our own. As Secretary Mattis identified last year in the National Defense Strategy, we are in a new era of great power rivalry. 
The Left is apoplectic over the economy.  They’re going nuts trying to spin the numbers to make things look bad.  If nothing else, they use the old standby — if it’s a good thing, we did it!  Not!
As Chairman of the Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade Subcommittee, I joined Congressman Bill Keating (D-MA), who is a senior Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member on its Terrorism,...
It has been a spectacular week for our nation’s foreign policy. On Wednesday, President Trump and Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, negotiated the return of Americans Kim Dong Chul, Tony Kim, and Kim Hak Song from North Korea...
Harnessing the power of the stars here on Earth could supply our future energy needs. If we replicate the same nuclear reactions that occur in a star within a fusion reactor, the heat from these reactions could be converted...
One would expect President Obama's apologists to call the incredible acquisition of thousands of documents related to the Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program no big deal, but it is a monumental deal.
It is a distinct honor for me to talk about the great relationship we have with Serbia as co-chair of the Congressional Serbia Caucus. Serbia is a great friend of the United States. As a Texan, I have great admiration for...
Following a historic meeting between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the leaders appeared side by side to make an extraordinary announcement: The two nations — technically in a state of war...
U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and I recently introduced legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Don and Deyon Stephens, founders of the non-profit Mercy Ships of Garden Valley, Texas, in recognition of their...
The Russians lied.In 2013, the Russian bear entered into a sweeping agreement with the United States. The deal, Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons would be removed by the middle of 2014.Russia would guarantee this agreement...

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