US Official: Kerry To Make Clear White House Believes It's In 'Nobody's Interest To Have Kind Of Al Qaeda On Steroids' In IraqThe 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.
US Official: 'There's No Magic Airstrike That's Going To Change The Entire Situation' In IraqConfronting 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.
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.
Obama Looking To Create World's Largest Ocean Preserve By Protecting Stretch Of Pacific From Drilling, FishingPresident 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.
Former Deputy CIA Director: 'We Need To Keep Iran Out Of' Iraq CrisisSecretary 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.
Kerry: Iraqi Insurgency Hurts American InterestsThe 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.
Kerry Commemorates D-Day At Family's French Ancestral EstateThe U.S. secretary of state is Saint Briac — the small French town that's home to his family's ancestral estate.
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.
Kerry: US To Launch $5 Billion Anti-Terrorist FundSecretary 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.
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.
State Department To Issa: There Are 'More Appropriate' Witnesses Than Kerry To Testify On BenghaziThe State Department believes the House Oversight Committee can find a better witness than Secretary of State John Kerry to testify about the 2012 attack at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
Political Strategist: Kerry's Gaffes 'Undermine The White House'Is Secretary of State John Kerry hurting the White House’s credibility with his gaffes on the global stage?
Kerry: I Will 'Cooperate' With Benghazi Subpoena, 'Have Absolutely Nothing To Hide'Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday during a news conference that he will cooperate with the House Oversight Committee’s hearing on the 2012 Benghazi attack, a day after the State Department stated he would not appear.
Obama: 'We're Going To Have To Really Tackle' Islamic Extremist Group That Kidnapped Nearly 300 Teen Girls In NigeriaPresident Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. would do everything possible to help Nigeria find nearly 300 teenage girls missing since they were kidnapped from school three weeks ago by an Islamic extremist group that has threatened to sell them.
Pelosi Wants Benghazi Select Committee To Be Bipartisan So It Can 'Be Fair'House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling on the select committee to investigate the Benghazi terror attack that killed four Americans to be bipartisan.