John Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry brushed aside criticism of Obama administration Middle East policy Thursday, taking exception to assertions Washington has been too passive in the face of surging terrorism in the region.Hill. (Getty Images)

Kerry Warns Russia Against Annexing Ukraine’s Crimea

U.S. and Europe are threatening economic and political consequences if Russia does not stand down in Ukraine.

03/14/2014

55 percent of Americans tell Gallup they have a favorable view of Secretary of State John Kerry. (Getty Images)

After First Year, John Kerry Has Lower Approval Rating Than Most Recent Secretaries Of State

55 percent of Americans give the secretary of state a favorable rating.

03/08/2014

The Palestinian president has accused Israel of igniting a "religious war" by allowing Jewish worshippers to visit a contested holy site in Jerusalem.  (Photo by Thaer Ganaim/PPO via Getty Images)

Kerry To Meet Palestinian President In Paris To Discuss Peace Accord

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Paris this week to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to continue his push for an outline for an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord.

02/17/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Abu Dhabi Monday for discussions with Emirati officials on the deteriorating situation in Syria, nuclear talks with Iran and the Middle East peace process.  (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Visits UAE, Accuses Assad Of Stonewalling Syria Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Abu Dhabi Monday for discussions with Emirati officials on the deteriorating situation in Syria, nuclear talks with Iran and the Middle East peace process.

02/17/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is ramping up criticism of Syrian President Bashar Assad, calling him a "one-man super-magnet for terrorism" who could be responsible for the disintegration of Syria.(LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: Syria’s Assad A ‘One-Man Super-Magnet For Terrorism’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is ramping up criticism of Syrian President Bashar Assad, calling him a “one-man super-magnet for terrorism” who could be responsible for the disintegration of Syria.

01/23/2014

Secretary of State Kerry shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov ahead of Syrian peace talks in Switzerland. (GARY CAMERON/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Says Assad Has Lost ‘Legitimacy’ To Govern Syria

At the start of Syrian peace talks, Secretary of State Kerry promises Syria a future without Bashar Assad.

01/22/2014

Jewish settlers attacked American consular officials Friday during a visit the officials made to the West Bank as part of an investigation into claims of damage to Palestinian agricultural property, Israeli police and Palestinian witnesses say. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: Mideast Peace Deal ‘Is Not Mission Impossible’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted his Palestinian partner in peace-making efforts on Thursday, accusing him of embracing terrorists “as heroes,” harsh words that clouded the start of Secretary of State John Kerry’s tenth trip to the region to negotiate a peace deal he claims is “not mission impossible.”

01/02/2014

Experts estimate 13 percent of the world's untapped oil reserves may lie beneath the melting Arctic ice. (Getty Images)

Nations Vie For Clout In Arctic; U.S. Far From Lead

Critics say the U.S. is lagging behind Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Canada and Denmark in securing Arctic Ocean rights.

01/01/2014

The United Nations is increasing its presence in South Sudan as tensions and violence escalate. (TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.N. Investigators Find Mass Graves In South Sudan

34 bodies were found as U.N. officials look for evidence of ethnic killings in the country as violence increases.

12/26/2013

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Bipartisan Bill Seeks To Boost Foreign Adoptions

Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties — including staunch liberals and conservatives — have united behind a bill that supporters say addresses a heart-rending issue beyond politics: the millions of foreign children languishing in orphanages or otherwise at risk because they have no immediate family.

12/25/2013

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