By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 01:37 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama and his agenda had a miserable week, and maybe the president should go on vacation early.
07/25/14 08:30 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Turbulent negotiations to broker a temporary truce in the Gaza Strip are continuing against the backdrop of fresh Israeli attacks on Palestinian militants. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met twice Friday in Cairo with U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh...
07/23/14 11:01 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some progress even if an end to more than two weeks of bloodshed is nowhere near. "We certainly have made...
07/21/14 06:01 PM
CAIRO (AP) — With high hopes but low expectations, the U.S. stepped up calls Monday for an international push to end fighting in the Gaza Strip as President Barack Obama sent his top envoy to the Mideast to help broker a new cease-fire between Israel and Hamas militants — the third since...
By Gene Healy | 07/21/14 02:45 PM
Some neoconservative ideologues have turned American Exceptionalism into an ersatz religion, fidelity to which demands reshaping the rest of the world in our Image, by force, if necessary.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/21/14 12:10 PM
President Obama delivered a stern message to Putin on Monday, accusing him of failing to live up to his promises to intervene to protect the crash site of the downed Malaysian jetliner in Ukraine and stop the fighting by the Russian-backed separatists to allow for a credible international...
By Becket Adams | 07/21/14 09:20 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry was caught on a hot microphone this weekend seemingly criticizing Israel's military operation against Hamas terrorists in the Gaza region.
07/21/14 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East as the Obama administration attempts to bolster regional efforts to reach a ceasefire and sharpens its criticism of Hamas in its conflict with Israel. The State Department said Kerry would leave early Monday...
By Sean Lengell | 07/20/14 12:37 PM
Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday called Secretary of State John Kerry's defense of President Obama's foreign policy "delusional."
By Sean Lengell | 07/20/14 11:54 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry said "extraordinary circumstantial evidence" suggests that the Russian government supplied pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine with the rocket launcher used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
By Sean Lengell | 07/20/14 10:25 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia of not doing enough with the investigation of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner that was shot down in eastern Ukraine last week, saying that “drunken” pro-Russian separatist have comprised the crash site. “Not withstanding [Russian] President...
07/16/14 02:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry met Wednesday to discuss whether to extend Iranian nuclear talks. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Iran's track record in implementing an interim agreement has been "surprisingly...
07/15/14 05:33 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — World powers and Iran still face significant gaps in their negotiations to curb Tehran's nuclear program, foreign ministers said Tuesday while forging ahead with efforts to secure a deal that could finally bridge a decades-long diplomatic chasm between the Islamic republic...
07/15/14 12:00 PM
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wrapped up two days of intense talks with his Iranian counterpart Tuesday about the country's nuclear program, speaking of "tangible progress," but also of significant gaps separating the two sides. The parties are seeking to reach a deal by...
07/15/14 01:30 AM
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has decided not to make an immediate trip to the Middle East to push diplomatic efforts toward a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. For several days Kerry has been weighing whether to extend his current diplomatic swing of Asia and Europe....
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