02/20/14 04:17 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he remained "committed" and "determined" to reaching a Middle East peace deal, but said in an interview aired Thursday that he understood Israeli fears and skepticism of its outcome. Kerry told Israeli Channel 2 TV's flagship...
02/20/14 11:17 AM
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held a second day of talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Thursday, as he continues to press for an agreement on framework for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. A day after a more than two-hour meeting, Kerry and Abbas sat...
By Bradley Klapper | 02/19/14 08:15 AM
The accelerating U.S. national security threat is leading the administration to take a fresh look at previously shelved ideas, including more robust assistance to Western-backed rebels. They are also are looking at newer, more far-reaching options, including drone strikes on extremists and more...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/18/14 01:48 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday slammed Russia, saying Moscow had offered an “unhelpful approach” to ending the Syrian civil war as the Geneva peace talks failed to provide a breakthrough.
By Ashe Schow | 02/18/14 12:25 PM
Is that headline a little inflammatory? Well, I thought it perfectly suited Secretary of State John Kerry's doomsday talk about how global warming was “perhaps the world's most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.” Kerry, speaking to college students in Jakarta, Indonesia, said that global...
02/18/14 10:04 AM
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry congratulated Tunisia on its new post-revolutionary constitution and promised American assistance Tuesday in the North African nation's battle against terrorists. The United States wants to encourage the democratic transition in...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/17/14 03:18 PM
The State Department says it has no direct knowledge that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has expelled three American consular officials who had been visiting universities in the country amid several days of student-led protests.
By Brian Hughes | 02/16/14 10:45 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry ripped into doubters of climate change Sunday, dismissing such people as members of the “Flat Earth Society” who are “simply burying their heads in the sand.” Kerry, who has framed global warming as a centerpiece of his diplomatic agenda, kicked off a tour...
02/15/14 01:31 PM
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia to discuss climate change and press authorities in Jakarta and throughout Asia to step up efforts to combat it. Kerry is to deliver a speech on the matter here on Sunday, a day after winning an agreement with China...
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 12:51 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia to discuss climate change and press authorities in Jakarta to step up efforts to combat it.
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.
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