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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

John Kerry: Iran Fighting Islamic State Is 'Positive' | 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...

U.S. Aims To Build Coalition Against ISIS

AP | By LARA JAKES | Posted 11.09.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United States pledged Wednesday to stand by Iraq as its new leaders pleaded for help in facing down a rampant, deadly insurgency....

Kerry Back In Iraq To Meet With Kurdish Leader

AP | LARA JAKES and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.23.2014 | World

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's top Kurdish leader warned visiting Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday that a rapid Sunni insurgent advance has alrea...

John Kerry: U.S. Wants Inclusive Iraq, But Won't Choose Its Rulers

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

* Kerry says Iraqi Sunnis, Kurds and some Shi'ites unhappy * Iraqi leadership must be inclusive, share power * Will disc...

Kerry Denies Obama Has Been Too Passive In Iraq

AP | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry brushed aside criticism of Obama administration Middle East policy Thursday, taking exception to ass...

Kerry: U.S. Open To Cooperating With Iran Over Iraq Conflict

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is willing to talk with Iran over deteriorating security conditions in Iraq and is not ruling out potenti...

Kerry Expects 'Timely Decisions' By Obama On Iraq

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

(adds quotes) LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday he expects President Barack Obama to decid...

U.S. To Support Iraq, But Without Troops

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States will support Iraq's fight against al-Qaida-linked militants w...

PHOTO: John Kerry's Scenic View

Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Iraq over the weekend, where he flew over Baghdad's Arch of Triumph in a helicopter: ...

The Case Against Kerry

Stephen Zunes | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

President Obama's selection of John Kerry as the next secretary of state sends the wrong signal to America's allies and adversaries alike.