More John Kerry Articles

  • Kerry hands dire warning to Iraqis over future

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Warning of the "existential threat" posed by Sunni militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the U.S. is prepared to take military action even if Baghdad delays political reforms, noting that the risks of letting the insurgency run rampant threaten dangers beyond...

  • Mainstream Media Scream: NBC gushes over John Kerry-Leonardo DiCaprio 'bromance'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features NBC's Savannah Guthrie introducing an interview with Secretary of State John Kerry with references to his star power and even his “bromance” with actor Leonardo DiCaprio. In her Friday story on "Today" about a day in the life of Kerry, Guthrie...

  • White House week ahead: The future of Iraq hangs in the balance

    The future of Iraq and just how far the President Obama is willing to re-engage there will loom over the White House for a third week as Obama juggles a mix of domestic, foreign and sports-related events on his calendar.

  • Kerry: journalists' sentence in Egypt 'chilling'

    BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that the sentencing of three Al-Jazeera journalists in Cairo to 7-to 10-year prison terms is chilling. He says he is voicing his concern to Egypt's foreign minister. Kerry says the verdict flies in the face of the essential ingredients of...

  • Kerry confronts threat of new war in Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Confronting the threat of civil war in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Baghdad on Monday to personally urge the Shiite-led government to give more power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country and sweeps away hopes...

  • Al Qaeda is back in Iraq because President Obama and Hillary Clinton chose not to block them

    As al-Qaedastan takes shape, carved from parts of two countries and with ambitions far greater than the parts of Iraq and Syria it already owns, many Americans are wondering how President Obama and his pair of foreign policy gurus Hillary Clinton and John Kerry could have allowed this to happen....

  • John Kerry: Insurgency in Iraq threatens entire Mideast

    CAIRO (AP) — Arab countries should resist funding Sunni fighters in what is turning into a cross-border war between Iraq and Syria because that support eventually could help the fast-spreading insurgency in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday. Kerry said the Islamic State of...

  • US pressing Egypt to adopt more moderate policies

    CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday made the highest-level American visit to Egypt since President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi took office as Washington presses the former army chief to adopt more moderate policies. Economic and security problems are undermining Egypt's...

  • Nancy Pelosi: U.S. shouldn't work with Iran

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says the U.S. shouldn't coordinate with Iran on counterterrorism efforts, despite suggestions by the Obama administration that it may be willing to work with Iran in helping squelch militant gains in neighboring Iraq.

  • John Kerry says U.S. open to working with Iran to assist Iraq

    The Obama administration signaled that talks with Iran on countering insurgents in Iraq may begin this week amid renewed negotiations with Tehran and other world powers over trying to reach a long-term agreement to curb its nuclear program.

  • John Kerry: Charge troops are in danger is 'baloney'

    Secretary of State John Kerry said charges that President Obama endangered American troops by releasing five Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay are "baloney." "Our combat role in Afghanistan is over" Kerry told host Candy Crowley on CNN's "State of the Union" show Sunday. "We're going to...



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