In a move that may ease — or exacerbate — spiraling tensions with Israel over a potential Iran nuclear deal, the White House has decided against snubbing America’s leading pro-Israel lobby and will send President Barack Obama’s national security adviser and U.N. ambassador to address its annual policy conference.
President Barack Obama’s national security adviser is calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to address Congress next week “destructive” to U.S.-Israel relations.
Vice President Joe Biden declared that the U.S. and Obama administration are part of a unified front against gay discrimination, saying that “prejudice is prejudice” and gay rights “the civil rights issue of our day.”
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is reportedly scheduled for a promotion.
Sen. Corker: White House Meeting About Obama’s Foreign Policy ‘One Of The Most Bizarre I’ve Attended’
White House officials have been holding private meetings this week aimed at soothing lawmakers’ concerns over the U.S. posture in Syria, the future of the American military presence in Afghanistan and defense spending.
President Barack Obama’s national security adviser said Sunday it would be a “grave mistake” for Russia to intervene militarily in Ukraine.
Tom Donilon is set to resign as President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, a source tells the Associated Press.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is taking full responsibility for the deaths of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans during a terror attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi last September.
Democratic Sen. John Kerry, who unsuccessfully sought the presidency in 2004 and has pined for the job of top diplomat, vaulted to the head of President Barack Obama’s short list of secretary of state candidates after U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice suddenly withdrew from consideration to avoid a contentious confirmation fight with emboldened Republicans.
United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, CBS News reports.