02/12/14 07:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is making his fifth trip to Asia as America's top diplomat, traveling to South Korea, China and Indonesia to seek an easing of tensions over territorial disputes. Kerry departed Washington on Wednesday for Seoul as senior North and South...
By Michael Barone | 02/07/14 04:09 PM
Is President Obama trying to shift alliances in the Middle East away from traditional allies and toward Iran? Robert Kaplan, author and geopolitical analyst for the Stratfor consulting firm, thinks so.
By Washington Examiner | 02/07/14 05:35 AM
It appears increasingly clear that the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project is being studied to death as President Obama dithers over whether to approve it. The massive project to move Canadian oil to American refineries should already be under construction, but the president can't...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/06/14 06:42 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry said that he would allow his own daughter to attend the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, but urged Americans to remain cautious about possible terrorism. In an interview with NBC News that aired Thursday, Kerry said the U.S. would share any information...
By Paul Bedard | 02/06/14 03:20 PM
Expanding his attack on the administration's nuclear deal with Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz Thursday said that President Obama should end talks, demand Tehran give up its nuclear program immediately and use military force if the terrorist nation doesn't give in. A "responsible president," the Texas...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/05/14 11:23 AM
U.S. officials and key lawmakers on Capitol Hill are growing increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for bringing the bloody civil war in Syria to an end after the regime unleashed a new round of “barrel bombs” this week, killing civilians in the northern city of Aleppo.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/03/14 01:55 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday said President Obama was “unwavering” in his efforts to end Syria's civil war and disputed a report suggesting Secretary of State John Kerry believed the administration's policy was not working.
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 01:01 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday that Ukraine, confronting a political crisis and massive anti-government protests, should be free to align with Europe if it wants and not feel coerced by more powerful neighbors such as Russia.
By Susan Crabtree | 01/31/14 03:34 PM
The White House called on Syria to "immediately" comply with its international agreements to destroy its chemical weapon stockpile, the same day Russia publicly backed Damascus as acting in good faith to eliminate them. The U.S. and other western allies in recent days have accused Syrian...
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