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Lannisters in Foggy Bottom

Dinkar Jain | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics
Dinkar Jain

It is fine if Americans want to retire from their role in world policing, but juvenile and impractical interventions like the one in Ukraine or the sudden abdication of responsibility like in Syria are inexcusable.

Kerry: Jews In Ukrainian City Told To Identify

AP | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine registe...

Kerry Warns Russia Of Tough New Sanctions

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 04.08.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday threatened Russia with tougher economic sanctions if it fails to back down from its chaot...

Palestinian Leader Joins UN Treaties and Continues Talks

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

Palestinian negotiators are now facing the tough challenge of applying to join various UN agencies while, at the same time, agreeing, to continue peace talks until the end of April.

The Goat and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

Haggai Carmon | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Haggai Carmon

On its face, the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's demand that as part of a final peace agreement with the Palestinians, the Palestinians declare tha...

Nurses Demand Secretary Kerry Prove No Health Harm From KXL, 'Don't Pipeline My Patients'

Deborah Burger | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Deborah Burger

Registered nurses from coast to coast are stepping up the challenge to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline with a demand that Secretary of State John Kerry provide proof that Keystone will not harm the health and safety of Americans prior to any final decision on the project.

Kerry Warns Russia Of 'Serious Series Of Steps'

Posted 03.13.2014 | World

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Russia to abandon the proposed referendum on the annexation of Crimea, Reuters reported. Kerry said he said t...

Lowry/Katrina Clash Over Arizona and Army and Ask: Bidding or Shooting War Over Ukraine?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


The top editors at National Review and Nation debate the economics and morality of a) Arizona 1062, b) modern Pentagon budget and c) Kiev after Sochi. Looking 'into his soul', Lowry and vanden Heuvel agree Putin is dangerously confounding.

'The Entire Way Of Life That You Live And Love Is At Risk'

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2014 | Green

By Arshad Mohammed JAKARTA, Feb 16 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Indonesians on Sunday that climate change cou...

American Jewish Leaders Support Netanyahu's Two-State Efforts In Israel

Posted 02.13.2014 | Religion

On Wednesday the Israel Policy Forum delivered a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on behalf of 150 prominent American Jewish leader...

Kerry Peace Plan Shakes up Jordanian-Palestinian Relations

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

The seriousness of the U.S.-initiated framework for a possible solution to the Israeli-Palestinian problem appears to have shaken dormant relations in the region, including in Jordan.

The Execution of Edgar Tamayo Arias

Sarah Shourd | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Sarah Shourd

Each time we execute a foreign national whose consular rights were stripped away, the bonds of mutual trust between nations are loosened and the delicate fabric of international cooperation unravels a little more.

Palestinians and Arabs Will Not Budge on Jerusalem

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 03.17.2014 | World
Daoud Kuttab

When it comes to the sensitive issue of Jerusalem and recognizing Israel as a Jewish state, Arab leaders have proved, over and over, that they will not budge under American pressure, and Abbas knows this well.

Israel's Defense Minister Calls John Kerry Messianic And Obsessive

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2014 | World

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Israel's defense minister called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's quest for Israe...

Bibi Blasts Palestinians During Kerry Visit

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted his Palestinian partner in peace-making efforts on Thursday, accusing him of embr...

Kerry In Israel For New Round Of Mideast Talks

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived Thursday in Israel to broker Mideast peace talks that are entering a difficult ph...

An Ethical Foreign Policy?

Ian Williams | Posted 02.08.2014 | World
Ian Williams

Any objective perspective on Iran has to step back to include its opponents in the overview. Why is it that the loudest yelps against Iran's alleged nuclear capability come from Israel, a state that itself has a large nuclear arsenal?

Kerry Hopes To Persuade Hedging Leader

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is joining diplomats from around the world in hopes of persuading Afghan leaders to let internati...

Kerry: US And Afghanistan Have A Deal

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the U.S. and Afghanistan have agreed on the language of a bilateral security pac...

The Iran Negotiations Must Not Fail

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
MJ Rosenberg

This development -- the possibility of ending any Iranian nuclear threat and ultimately normalizing relations with Iran after a four decade freeze -- was made possible by an event few anticipated.

Syria, the DRC and the 'Responsibility to Protect': the US Double Standard

Kambale Musavuli | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Kambale Musavuli

The U.N.) says the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the world's deadliest since World War II. The Congo catastrophe, however, has gone largely unnoticed by the world's media, and global leaders have placed the crisis on the back burner.

Tehran: No Squandering Any Bargaining Chips When It Comes to Syria and Hezbollah

Raghida Dergham | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Raghida Dergham

There is no harm in this being a short phase of rest to catch one's breath for each of the United States, Russia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the ...

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...

Kerry Calls For Urgent Syria Conference

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the U.N-Arab League envoy for Syria said Monday that an international conference to s...

Sustained Attention to Eastern Congo

Russ Feingold | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Russ Feingold

On a Sunday morning in late April, I was considering seriously a request I received from my friend John Kerry to join him at the State Department, and put some of the 18 years I spent on African issues as a U.S. Senator back to work on behalf of the United States.