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Obama Just Got 4 Americans Released From Iran, But Republicans Are Still Criticizing Him

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.17.2016 | Politics

Several Republican presidential candidates criticized the Obama administration's decision to swap seven Iranian prisoners for The Washington Post's re...

John Kerry Thanks Iran, Credits Diplomacy In Release Of U.S. Sailors

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry thanked Iranian authorities on Wednesday for their cooperation in the release of 10 ...

John Kerry, Confident The Iran Deal Will Survive Past Obama, Plots His Next Big Task

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Having secured the votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, Secretary of State John Kerry now sees the main threat to the lon...

John Kerry Meets Privately With Washington Bureau Chiefs To Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.29.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Secretary of State John Kerry met Wednesday morning for an off-the-record discussion with Washington bureau chiefs on the Iran nuclear dea...

U.S. 'Disturbed' By Iranian Leader's Criticism After Nuclear Deal

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

DUBAI, July 21 (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it was disturbed by anti-U.S. hostility voiced by Iran's top leader after a nuclear deal,...

John Kerry: Iran Nuclear Talks 'Could Go Either Way'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.05.2015 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says nuclear negotiations with Iran are still underway ahead of a self-imposed deadline of July 7. "We are not y...

For John Kerry, Iran Deal Would Be A Legacy Hit After Many Misses

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

By Arshad Mohammed and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) - If U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pulls off a nuclear deal w...

Sam Stein

Iran Deal Reached In Senate; White House Hints Its Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tentative deal has been reached by senators on a bill to apply congressional oversight to a nuclear deal with Iran. And early signals ...

Sam Stein

Kerry Says Iran Deal Critics Were Wrong Before And Are Wrong Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday continued a wave of Obama administration pushback against critics of the Iran nuclear deal, arguing that Repub...

In Nuclear Talks, Iran Seeks To Avoid Specifics

The New York Times | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

PARIS — If an agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear capability is reached by deadline in the next seven days, one thing may be missing: an actual writ...

Paul Blumenthal

Tom Cotton: 'No Regrets At All' Over Letter To Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) said on CBS’ "Face the Nation" on Sunday that he had “no regrets at all” over the letter he orchestrated ...

Sam Stein

Kerry Says There Won't Be More Delays On Iran Talks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that he could not envision a set of circumstances that would compel the United States to fu...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

John Kerry: Iran Fighting Islamic State Is 'Positive'

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. would be happy to have Iran's help in fighting the Islamic State, Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday in response to t...

Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline May Be Extended To March, Say Officials

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2015 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A deadline for resolving a 12-year-old dispute over Iran's nuclear program may be...

A Cold War Lesson for Iran

Nicholas Burns | Posted 09.16.2014 | World
Nicholas Burns

Diplomacy in war and peace negotiations requires strategy and patience, not an illusory quick fix. Diplomacy is messy, often involving difficult compromises with unseemly governments. But it is also how the vast majority of international crises are actually resolved -- through negotiation rather than through the barrel of a gun. Those are worthy lessons to remember after the Iraq and Afghan wars.

'Now The Really Hard Part Begins'

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

(Changes Iraq to Iran in 46th paragraph) By Louis Charbonneau, Parisa Hafezi and Arshad Mohammed GENEVA, Nov 25 (Reuters...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Kerry: Iran Deal An Important 'First Step'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics

The nuclear agreement reached this weekend between Iran, the U.S., and five other countries is an important "first step" in negotiations, Secretary of...

Kerry Heading To Geneva For Big Talks

Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

By DEB REICHMANN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Geneva to join negotiations about Iran's nuc...

Kerry: No Deal With Iran Yet

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Lesley Wroughton and Fredrik Dahl GENEVA, Nov 8 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday important gaps needed...

Iran Nuclear Talks Possibly Nearing Breakthrough Deal

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* U.S. wants first step from Iran to curb nuclear activity * Iran says breakthrough deal possible but talks difficult * ...

Kerry Heading To Geneva To Join Iran Talks

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.07.2013 | World

GENEVA -- GENEVA (AP) — Iran's chief nuclear negotiator signaled progress at talks with six world powers Thursday on a deal to cap some of his count...

Christina Wilkie

Iran Overtures A 'High-Stakes Puppet Show'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Iran and the United States waded cautiously into uncharted diplomatic waters at the United Nations in New York this week, newly sworn...

Obama Announces Big Diplomatic Step

Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama says he has directed Secretary of State John Kerry to pursue a nuclear weapons agreement with Iran and ...

Christina Wilkie

Getting Warmer: U.S., Iran Play Nice Ahead Of U.N. Meetings

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Monday confirmed that Secretary of State John Kerry plans to meet face to face with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Za...

Michael McAuliff

John Kerry Blasts Romney For Helping Ayatollahs

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

Former Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry chastised Mitt Romney Tuesday for "an attack on the administration’s Iran policy as inaccurate as...