Congressman Brad Sherman

Representing the 30th District of CALIFORNIA

Foreign Policy

  

Congressman Sherman takes a special interest in the following issues:

U.S. - Israel Relationship

U.S. - India Relationship

U.S. - Greece Relationship

U.S. - Armenia Relationship

Currently in the 117th Congress (2021-2023), Congressman Sherman is the second-ranked Democrat in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, former Chairman and member of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, member of the Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa, and Global Counterterrorism, and member of the Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations, and Global Corporate Social Impact. 

 
He is also Chair of the Sindh Caucus, Co-Chair of the Israel Allies Caucus and an active member of caucuses related to: AremniaHellinic IssuesTamil Issues, Sri Lanka, Sikh, and other foreign policy issues.
 

More on Foreign Policy

Jun 29, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed Congressman Brad Sherman’s (D-CA) Resolution H. Res. 402, recognizing the devastating impact of COVID-19 in India and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives to urgently facilitate assistance. Congressman Sherman, the Democratic Co-Chair of the House Caucus on India and India Americans, was joined by Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) in introducing the resolution last month.

May 28, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) introduced the Taiwan Diplomatic Review Act to bolster our relationship with Taiwan. They were joined by their colleagues Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), and Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO) in introducing this important bill.

May 20, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Peace on the Korean Peninsula Act. Among other things, the bill calls for serious, urgent diplomatic engagement in pursuit of a binding peace agreement constituting a formal end to the Korean War.

May 14, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), the Democratic Chair of the Congressional India Caucus, and Republican Co-Chair Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) hosted a Member briefing with the State Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to discuss the United States’ efforts to assist India with their devastating second wave of COVID-19 infections.

May 12, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), the Democratic Chair of the Congressional India Caucus, led the India Caucus leadership and more than 50 of his colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden to urge the administration to bolster the United States’ efforts to assist India as they continue to battle a devastating second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Apr 30, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), the Democratic Co-Chair of the House India and India Americans, joined India Caucus leadership, Republican Co-Chair Steve Chabot (R-OH), Democratic Vice Chair Ro Khanna (D-CA), and Republican Vice Chair Michael Waltz (R-FL) in sending a letter to President Biden to urge the administration to bolster the United States’ efforts to assist India as they battle an alarming second wave of COVID-19.

Apr 24, 2021

Today, on the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, President Joe Biden became the first U.S. President to formally recognize the systematic murder of 1.5 million Armenian women, men, and children by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923, as a genocide.

I commend President Biden’s historic announcement today. The President’s courageous move has put the United States on the side of historic truth in a most powerful way.

Apr 15, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) applauded the decision by President Biden today to impose new sanctions against Russia, policy which closely parallels legislation advanced by Congressman Sherman and Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) starting in 2019. This action by the President makes clear that the United States will act firmly and forcefully to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against the United States and other nations.

Apr 5, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), reintroduced the Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act to require the Secretary of State to submit a report to Congress reviewing textbooks produced by the Palestinian Authority (PA). There are concerns that such textbooks include language and imagery that encourage violence and hatred toward other nations and ethnic groups. Such content is particularly concerning given the use of such materials in educational settings for children as young as primary school age.

Mar 19, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the War Powers Act Enforcement Act, which would force compliance with the War Powers Act (also known as the War Powers Resolution).