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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.