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Kurdistan regional government president Massud Barzani greets US Secretary of State John Kerry at the presidential palace in Arbil, the capital of northern Iraq's Kurdistan autonomous region, on June 24, 2014. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Official: Kerry To Make Clear White House Believes It’s In ‘Nobody’s Interest To Have Kind Of Al Qaeda On Steroids’ In Iraq

The top U.S. diplomat returned to Iraq on Tuesday for the second day in a row, again trying to convince one of its political leaders that overhaul of the Shiite-led government is the best way to deflate a raging Sunni insurgency that is pushing the country toward civil war.

06/24/2014

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meet at the Prime Minister's Office in Baghdad on June 23, 2014. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Official: ‘There’s No Magic Airstrike That’s Going To Change The Entire Situation’ In Iraq

Confronting the threat of civil war in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Baghdad on Monday to personally urge the Shiite-led government to give more power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country and sweeps away hopes for lasting peace.

06/23/2014

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 On Cheney Criticism: ‘This Is A Man Who Took Us Directly Into Iraq, Please’

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.

06/19/2014

In this handout from the White House, U.S. President Barack Obama jumps into the Pacific Ocean at Pyramid Rock Beach on Jan. 1, 2013 in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. (credit: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

Obama Looking To Create World’s Largest Ocean Preserve By Protecting Stretch Of Pacific From Drilling, Fishing

President Barack Obama is looking to create the largest marine preserve in the world by protecting a massive stretch of the Pacific Ocean from drilling, fishing and other actions that could threaten wildlife, the White House said.

06/17/2014

Iraqis get out of a vehicle in front of a checkpoint held by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group on June 16, 2014 in Iraq's second city of Mosul. (credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Deputy CIA Director: ‘We Need To Keep Iran Out Of’ Iraq Crisis

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the Obama administration was willing to talk with Iran over deteriorating security conditions in Iraq and was not ruling out potential U.S.-Iranian military cooperation in stemming the advance of Sunni extremists.

06/16/2014

The U.S. is citing its years of fighting in Iraq as a reason for considering new military action to battle a growing insurgency there but not in neighboring Syria's civil war.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: Iraqi Insurgency Hurts American Interests

The U.S. is citing its years of fighting in Iraq as a reason for considering new military action to battle a growing insurgency there but not in neighboring Syria’s civil war.

06/13/2014

The U.S. secretary of state is Saint Briac — the small French town that's home to his family's ancestral estate. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Kerry Commemorates D-Day At Family’s French Ancestral Estate

The U.S. secretary of state is Saint Briac — the small French town that’s home to his family’s ancestral estate.

06/07/2014

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Kerry To Snowden: ‘Man Up And Come Back To The US’

Secretary of State John Kerry had harsh words for former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

05/28/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will begin a $5 billion "terrorism partnership fund" to help other countries push back against radical extremists. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: US To Launch $5 Billion Anti-Terrorist Fund

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will begin a $5 billion “terrorism partnership fund” to help other countries push back against radical extremists.

05/28/2014

The U.S. and other nations supporting the Syrian opposition agree that President Bashar Assad's planned presidential election is a "farce" and are prepared to redouble efforts to support the Syrian opposition, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Kerry: Syrian Presidential Election A ‘Farce’

The U.S. and other nations supporting the Syrian opposition agree that President Bashar Assad’s planned presidential election is a “farce” and are prepared to redouble efforts to support the Syrian opposition, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.

05/15/2014

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