Foreign Affairs and National Security

During this time of increased volatility in the Middle East and strained relationships with both Russia and China, American leadership in world affairs is vital.  As a nation, a strong national defense is critical to meet the challenges of a dangerous and shifting global landscape, as well as maintaining relationships with crucial allies.  That is why I am proud to be the co-chair for the caucuses of some of the United States’ biggest partners, including the Israel Caucus, the Caucus on India and Indian Americans, and the South Korea Caucus.

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Jan 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC —  Today, Representatives Peter Roskam (R-IL), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ami Bera (D-CA) and Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Korea, introduced a resolution recognizing and supporting the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

DuPage County, IL — Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement reemphasizing his strong support of immigrant communities:

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement on the President’s announcement moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel:

“I applaud the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to begin the process of moving the US Embassy to this holy city.  Today’s announcement is the type of clear leadership that is so vital for the region."

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today the House voted to pass H.R. 1164, the Taylor Force Act, which would restrict U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority unless it ceases subsidizing terrorists through pay-to-slay policies. Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) co-sponsored this legislation.

Regarding the passage of H.R. 1164, Rep. Roskam released the following statement:

May 25, 2017 Press Release
A permanent Iranian military presence in Syria would greatly harm U.S. interests in the region and decrease the likelihood of reaching a political agreement to end the Syrian civil war
May 17, 2017 Press Release
Former FBI Director Mueller is a man of the utmost integrity.
May 9, 2017 Press Release
We extend our sincere congratulations to President-Elect Moon Jae-in and wish him and his administration well in the months and years ahead
Apr 13, 2017 Press Release
The United States must do everything we can do stop Russia’s hybrid warfare against Ukraine.
Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
Iran uses commercial passenger aircraft to supply a worldwide network of terror proxies, including the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
This was a bold and decisive action against the war criminal Bashar al-Assad – but airstrikes alone will not solve the crisis in Syria