Because the impact statement was written by a TransCanada contractor, not by State Department officials, it should come as no surprise that it presents a worldview of a global economy inevitably dependent on dirty fossil fuels.
I hope someday to tell my grandchildren similar stories of two Vietnam brothers-in-arms, Hagel and Kerry, who remembered the lessons of Vietnam and put an end to war in our lifetime.
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On Wednesday John Kerry will cross the finish line of his first listening tour as Secretary of State. His last stop is Doha, Qatar, a small gulf state with a big problem.
You know the news is going to be bad when they bury it at 4 p.m. on a Friday. We dealt with this for eight years during the Bush administration. I never thought we'd be doing it again under John Kerry's State Department.
The Obama Administration just released a report that positions the president to greenlight the project. So as the president goes to make his decision in the coming weeks, let's hope he remembers his lofty words from his inaugural address.
No U.S. secretary of state devoted as much energy, time and determination to encourage non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in many difficult and dangerous parts of the world to speak truth to power.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has dispelled some of the ambiguity surrounding the second Obama administration's policy towards Syria during his E...
Even before Jack Nicholson introduced the first lady of the United States to present the award for best picture, this year's Oscars had developed an unusual political cast to it, both in personalities and in substance.
The agenda for these visits will be different than those of previous visits by presidents and secretaries of state. It will, no doubt, be disappointing to those desperate to see a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But reality trumps aspirations. At this point, Syria and Iran are front and center.
New US Secretary of State John Kerry may wish for his tour of Europe and the Middle East to be a "listening tour", but he will nonetheless find in the...
It is a testament to the gravitational pull of the turbulent Middle East that it compelled Kerry to place the Obama administration's vaunted pivot to Asia on the backburner.
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With more than 80 percent of the global population affiliated with a religion, Kerry's ability to engage religious issues and actors will be vital to the success of his diplomacy.
On Wednesday morning at the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson's hallowed Grounds, John Kerry gave his first speech as Secretary of State. He began by asking, "Why Cabell Hall instead of Kabul?"
Everyone, including President Obama, is re-imagining the Middle East, and maybe Israel can afford to do some of its own re-imagining as well as play to the trend. It can also save thousands of lives in the process.