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New Obama State Dept Top Energy Diplomat Amos Hochstein a Former Marathon Oil Lobbyist

Steve Horn | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The U.S. State Department recently announced that Amos Hochstein, currently the special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs, will take over as the State Department's top international energy diplomat.

State Dept. Overseers of Contentious Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Workaround Have Industry, Torture Ties

Steve Horn | Posted 10.27.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogThe Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and other green groups recently revealed that pipeline giant Enbridge ...

North Korea Insults John Kerry's 'Hideous Lantern Jaw'

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 08.20.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary...

In Bangkok: Fitting Right In

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Bangkok, listen. Bangkok, no. I say, no. I do not want a suit that's specially made. I rarely tie a tie. My wife may gawk at fitted Chinese dresses, she may touch their magically thick twill. She will not buy.

Kerry Checked By Security Before Meeting Egypt's President

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

CAIRO, July 22 (Reuters) - Egyptian security officers checked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his top aides with a metal detector as they arr...

Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Decision Until After 2014 Elections

Steve Horn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections.

Kerry Arrives In Afghanistan On Unannounced Visit

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 12.11.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The future of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan after the last troops leave at the end of 2014 may dep...

Kerry: It's 'Diplomatic Malpractice' Not To Engage Iran

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 10.03.2013 | World

TOKYO -- TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday it would be "diplomatic malpractice of the worst order" not to test Iran's wi...

Kerry: Chemical Weapons Used In Syria

Posted 08.27.2013 | World

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters on Monday that the U.S. has additional information about the alleged chemical weapons attack in Dama...

Kerry Presses Egypt's President On Reforms

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

CAIRO — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday rewarded Egypt for President Mohammed Morsi's pledges of political and economic reforms by ...