Half Title Page.
Thematic Table of Contents.
List of Document Sources.
How to Use This Book.
Overview of 2017.
1: ISIL Carries Out Attacks across the Globe.
2: President Erdogan Issues Statement on Istanbul Terror Attack.
3: Prime Minister May Addresses UK Terrorist Attack.
4: Iranian President Issues Statement on Attack in Tehran.
5: Spanish President Expresses Condolences in Barcelona.
6: Director of National Intelligence Declassifies Report on Russian Interference in 2016 U.S. Election.
7: DNI Releases Declassified Report on Russian Interference in U.S. Election.
8: Gambian Election Throws Nation into Political Crisis.
9: African Union Meets to Discuss Election in The Gambia.
10: UN Security Council Recognizes Election of Gambian Challenger Barrow.
11: ECOWAS, AU, UN Jointly Respond to Political Situation in The Gambia.
12: Donald J. Trump Sworn In as 45th President of the United States.
13: President Trump Delivers Remarks upon His Inauguration.
14: President Trump Issues Immigration Orders.
15: President Trump Issues Executive Order on a U.S.–Mexico Border Wall.
16: President Trump Issues Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities.
17: President Trump Issues Executive Order Banning Travel from Seven Muslim-Majority Countries.
18: President Trump Issues Amended Travel Ban.
19: District Court Issues Injunction against Sanctuary City Executive Order.
20: Ninth Circuit Court Issues Nationwide Injunction on Travel Ban.
21: Supreme Court Issues Initial Ruling on Travel Ban.
22: President Trump Issues Proclamation Regarding Travel into the United States.
23: Supreme Court Issues Emergency Stay on Travel Ban Case in Fourth Circuit.
24: Supreme Court Issues Emergency Stay on Travel Ban Case in Ninth Circuit.
25: Neil Gorsuch Confirmed and Sworn In as Supreme Court Justice.
26: Trump Nominates Judge Gorsuch to Supreme Court.
27: Judge Gorsuch Delivers Remarks before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
28: President Trump Responds to Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation.
29: President Trump, Judge Gorsuch Deliver Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremony.
30: United Nations and Myanmar Leaders Respond to Rohingya Crisis.
31: UN Issues Report on the Situation in Rakhine State.
32: Advisory Commission on Rakhine State Issues Report.
33: Myanmar Government Responds to August ARSA Attack.
34: UN Calls Situation in Myanmar Ethnic Cleansing.
35: Aung San Suu Kyi Delivers Address on Rakhine.
36: Officials Respond to Strikes in Brazil; Temer Refutes Corruption Charges.
37: Espírito Santo Governor Comments on Police Strike.
38: Espírito Santo Military Police Commander-in-Chief Announces End of Police Strike.
39: President Temer Statement on General Strike.
40: President Temer Statement on Corruption Allegations.
41: Federal Public Prosecutor Files Corruption Charges against President Temer.
42: United Nations Agencies Respond to Worsening Famine in South Sudan.
43: United Nations on the Declaration of Famine in South Sudan.
44: IPC Removes Famine Classification from South Sudan.
45: Security Council President Calls for Global Aid for Famine.
46: NASA and SpaceX Announce Milestones in Space Exploration; Congress Sets Timeline for Mission to Mars.
47: NASA Announces Largest Discovery of Earth-size, Habitable-Zone Planets around Single Star.
48: SpaceX Announces Plan to Send Private Spacecraft beyond the Moon.
49: Senator Ted Cruz Announces Passage of the NASA Transition Authorization Act.
50: Remarks by President Trump on Signing the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017.
51: Executive Order 13803 Reviving the National Space Council.
52: President Trump Addresses a Joint Session of Congress; Democratic Response.
53: President Trump Addresses a Joint Session of Congress.
54: Former Governor Beshear Delivers Democratic Response.
55: International Community Responds to Political Upheaval in Venezuela.
56: OAS Secretary General on Supreme Court of Justice Decisions.
57: U.S. Treasury Department Sanctions Nicolás Maduro.
58: OAS Secretary General on Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly Election.
59: UN Report on Human Rights Violations during Venezuela Protests.
60: U.S. Executive Order Imposing Additional Sanctions in Venezuela.
61: United Nations and United States Issue Sanctions against North Korea.
62: UN Expands Authority of Panel of Experts.
63: UN Security Council Expands List of Individuals and Businesses Targeted for Sanctions.
64: UN Sanctions Export of North Korean Oil.
65: UN Limits Export of North Korean Products, Movement of North Korean Citizens.
66: President Trump Issues Executive Order Expanding Sanctions against North Korea.
67: House and Senate Vote on Affordable Care Act Repeal.
68: President Trump Addresses Health Care Reform Efforts.
69: House Speaker Ryan Remarks on Inability to Pass ACA Repeal.
70: President Trump Calls on Senate to Pass Health Care Legislation.
71: Sen. McCain Votes “No” on Health Care Reform.
72: President Trump Issues Executive Order on ACA.
73: British Prime Minister Triggers Exit from European Union.
74: British Prime Minister Informs EU of Britain’s Intent to Leave the Body.
75: Prime Minister May Addresses Parliament on Brexit.
76: Turkish President Responds to Referendum and State of Emergency.
77: Turkish President on Relationship with the EU.
78: Turkish President on Passage of Constitutional Referendum.
79: National Security Council Recommends Extension of State of Emergency.
80: Turkish President on Fight against Terrorism.
81: Turkish National Security Council Advises Extension of State of Emergency.
82: President Trump, United Nations Respond to Chemical Attack in Syria.
83: President Trump Remarks on U.S. Military Operations in Syria.
84: UN Secretary-General on Chemical Attack in Syria.
85: National Security Council Report on the Chemical Weapons Attack.
86: UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic Report.
87: U.S. Airstrikes in Afghanistan; Pentagon Sends Additional Troops.
88: Defense Department Announces Destruction of Terrorist Stronghold in Afghanistan.
89: Secretary of Defense Announces Change in Troop Strategy.
90: President Trump Addresses Military Strategy in Afghanistan.
91: FBI Director Fired, Testifies before Congress.
92: Trump Terminates FBI Director Comey.
93: Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General Provide Input on Handling of Director Comey.
94: Comey Addresses Senate Intelligence Committee.
95: Leaders of France, Germany, and the UK Respond to National Elections.
96: French President Delivers Speech upon His Election.
97: British Prime Minister Remarks on General Election.
98: President of the German Bundestag on Formation of a Government.
99: Former FBI Director Robert Mueller Appointed Special Counsel on U.S. Election–Russia Investigation, Issues Indictments.
100: Justice Department Appoints Special Counsel.
101: George Papadopoulos Statement of Offense.
102: Paul Manafort and Rick Gates Indicted on Multiple Counts.
103: Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty to Lying to the FBI.
104: Supreme Court Rules on Gerrymandering.
105: Cooper v. Harris.
106: Philippine President Establishes Martial Law.
107: Declaration of Martial Law and Suspension of Habeas Corpus in Mindanao.
108: Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Taiwan, Germany, Malta, and Australia.
109: Judicial Yuan Issues Same-Sex Marriage Ruling.
110: German Bundestag Discusses Same-Sex Marriage Legislation.
111: Maltese Parliament Approves Marriage Equality Bill.
112: Remarks by Australian Prime Minister Turnbull in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage Bill.
113: United States Withdraws from the Paris Climate Accord.
114: President Trump Announces Withdrawal from Paris Agreement.
115: France, Germany, and Italy Respond to U.S. Departure from Paris Agreement.
116: Two States File Emoluments Lawsuit against President Trump.
117: D.C. and Maryland Sue President Trump for Emoluments Clause Violations.
118: UNHCR Issues Report on Global Migrants.
119: UN Releases Global Trends Report on Forcibly Displaced Persons.
120: Supreme Court Rules on Arkansas Birth Certificate Law.
121: Pavan v. Smith.
122: Supreme Court Rules on Parochial Schools and Grant Money.
123: Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer.
124: Qatari Diplomatic Crisis.
125: Foreign Ministers Discuss Qatari Diplomatic Crisis.
126: Qatar Tweets about Emir’s Speech on Ongoing Diplomatic Crisis.
127: Foreign Ministers of UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt Issue Statement on Qatar.
128: President Trump, Prime Minister Abadi Remark on Liberation of Mosul.
129: President Trump Responds to Liberation of Mosul.
130: Iraqi Prime Minister Celebrates Victory in Mosul.
131: Controversial Court Reforms in Poland.
132: Polish President Speaks about Attempt to Reform Judiciary System.
133: President Duda Vetoes Judiciary Bills.
134: President Duda Signs Judiciary Reforms into Law.
135: EU Proposes Sanctioning Poland over Judicial Reforms.
136: President Trump Announces Transgender Military Ban.
137: President Trump Tweets about Transgender Individuals in the Military.
138: President Trump Issues Memorandum on Military Service by Transgender Individuals.
139: ACLU Files Lawsuit Challenging Transgender Service Member Ban.
140: Pakistan Prime Minister Removed from Office.
141: Supreme Court of Pakistan Disqualifies Sharif from Office.
142: U.S. Government Seeks to Impose New Immigration Limits.
143: Attorney General Sessions Provides Support to RAISE Act.
144: President Trump Responds to the RAISE Act.
145: White House Statement on Arpaio Pardon.
146: Trump Rescinds DACA Program.
147: South African Political Parties Issue Statements on No Confidence Vote against President Zuma.
148: African National Congress Responds to Vote of No Confidence.
149: Democratic Alliance Issues Statement on Failed Vote of No Confidence.
150: Sonic Attacks on U.S. Diplomats in Cuba Suspected.
151: Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs Responds to Sonic Attack Allegations.
152: Secretary Tillerson Statement on U.S. Response to Attacks on Personnel in Cuba.
153: Secretary Tillerson Statement on the Expulsion of Cuban Officials from the U.S..
154: Neo-Nazi Protest in Charlottesville.
155: Governor McAuliffe on the Events in Charlottesville.
156: President Trump Remarks on the Situation in Charlottesville.
157: President Trump Speaks to Reporters about Charlottesville.
158: Condolence Statement from the City of Charlottesville.
159: United Nations Responds to Flooding in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.
160: UN Agencies Aid Those in South Asia.
161: UN Secretary-General Responds to Flooding.
162: UNICEF Reports on Children Impacted by Flooding.
163: President Trump, Vice President Pence Visit Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico after Hurricanes.
164: President Trump, Federal Officials Address Hurricane Harvey Recovery.
165: Federal Officials Discuss Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts.
166: Vice President Pence Speaks on Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery Efforts.
167: Kenyan Court Discounts Election Results.
168: Supreme Court Overturns Election Results with Two Dissenting Opinions.
169: Census Bureau Releases Annual Report on Poverty in the United States.
170: Census Bureau Report on Poverty in the United States.
171: Census Bureau Report on Supplemental Poverty Measures.
172: President Trump Addresses the United Nations.
173: President Trump Remarks to the United Nations General Assembly.
174: Government Officials Respond to Catalan Independence Referendum.
175: Deputy Prime Minister Comments on Catalan Referendum.
176: Letter from President Puigdemont to Prime Minister Rajoy.
177: Federal Leaders Respond to Mass Shooting in Las Vegas.
178: President Trump Responds to Las Vegas Shooting.
179: Sen. Feinstein Introduces Bump Stock Ban Legislation.