Kerry: US, China Must Work Together Against Climate ChangeSecretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the U.S. and China must work together to stave off a global catastrophe from climate change. He appealed for greater cooperation between the two world powers despite strains between them over cyber theft and maritime security.
Kerry: US Expecting Help From Turkey Against ISISThe United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.
House Grudgingly Approves Arms For Syrian RebelsLegislation gives President Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels for fight against Islamic State militants.
Dempsey: I Will Recommend Using Ground Troops To Combat ISIS If Expanded Military Campaign FailsThe nation's top military leader told Congress Tuesday that he will recommend President Barack Obama consider using ground troops to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, also known as ISIL) if the expanded military campaign to the president laid out last week fails.
Iranian Supreme Leader Rejects US Offer For Cooperation Against ISISIranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Monday that Iran has privately refused U.S. requests for cooperation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Kerry: Some Have Offered To Put Boots On The Ground To Fight ISIS, 'But We Are Not Looking For That'Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) -- minus two of the main players and without any ground troops -- in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast.
Arab League Agrees To Take Urgent Measures To Combat ISISThe Arab League agreed Monday to take urgent measures to combat extremists like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as one of its suicide bombers killed 16 people at a meeting of Sunni tribal fighters and security troops in Iraq.
Obama On ISIS: 'You Can't Contain An Organization That Is Running Roughshod Through That Much Territory'President Barack Obama said during a press conference in Wales Friday following the NATO summit that the terror group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria cannot be contained.
Kerry: 'There Is A Strategy That Is Clear' To Deal With ISISSecretary of State John Kerry says there is a strategy to deal with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, criticizing those who lashed out at President Barack Obama who stated last week the White House did not have a strategy yet to deal with the terror group.
Gohmert On Obama's 'Strategy' Comment: 'This Is A Pitiful Foreign Policy And Barney Fife Is In Charge'Republicans pounced on President Barack Obama following his press conference Thursday where he stated that the administration does not yet have a strategy to combat the threat that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group poses.
Kerry: 'We Are Committed To Avoiding The Trap Of Strategic Rivalry' With ChinaDespite tensions and a clear but officially unacknowledged rivalry, improving U.S. cooperation with China is critical to maintaining stability and security in the Asia-Pacific as well as combating the effects climate change, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Plunges Government Into Political Crisis After Accusing New President Of Violating ConstitutionIraq's embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in a surprise speech late Sunday, resisted calls for his resignation and accused the country's new president of violating the constitution, plunging the government into a political crisis even as the U.S. appeared to increase its support for Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants.
Report: Netanyahu, Kerry Phone Call 'Cut Off' Sunday, Have Not Spoken Since
Israel Ambassador: White House Does 'Not Know The Facts' About Deadly Shelling Near UN School In GazaA cease-fire between Israel and Hamas meant to last at least three days and end nearly a month of fighting went into effect in the Gaza Strip Tuesday.
Expert: 3,000 Members Of Hamas' Elite Fighting Forces Prepared To Carry Out Suicide Attacks Against IsraelisA three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip went into effect Friday following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting that killed 17 Palestinians and five Israeli soldiers, but was almost immediately marred by reports of rockets from Gaza and the deaths of four Palestinians from alleged Israeli tank fire.