Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns at the Opening Plenary Session of the Community of Democracies Ministerial.
U.S. concerns were echoed by strong statements from other delegations.
Pakistanis went to the polls recently to vote for a new parliament.
The United States will remain engaged in the Middle East in the midst of the Arab Awakening.
The United States has been making steady progress in implementing its ballistic missile defense program.
After the initial euphoria that followed the successes of the Arab Spring, women are once again being pushed out of the public forum.
The United Nations Human Rights Council held a review and dialogue on Azerbaijan’s human rights performance.
“We now have evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside Syria," however, more must be known.
Award-winning Iranian journalist Zhila Bani-Yaghoub is jailed in Evin prison.
The U.S. has identified two Lebanese exchange houses, Kassem Rmeiti and Company and the Halawi Exchange, as being involved in money laundering.