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The interim nuclear agreement with Iran may be as good as it gets

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Some of the world's leading diplomats including Secretary of State John F. Kerry worked right up until their self-imposed deadline of Nov. 24 trying to reach agreement with Iran on limits to that country's nuclear program.

Will The Torture Report Be Buried After All?

This is an outrage: Secretary of State John Kerry personally phoned Dianne Feinstein, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Friday morning to ask her to delay the imminent release of her committee’s report on CIA torture and rendition during the George W. Bush administration, according to administration and Congressional officials. Kerry was not […]

‘Daesh’: John Kerry starts calling the Islamic State a name they hate

3 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

On Wednesday, John Kerry was speaking at NATO headquarters in Belgium during a meeting of the United States-led coalition against the Islamic State extremist group. During his remark, the secretary of state made a subtle, yet noteworthy, change to the language he was using: He began referring to the Islamic State by a name they hate. After Kerry's first reference to the […]

George Shultz, Reagan's Secretary Of State, On Climate Change: "The Potential Results Are Catastrophic"

George Shultz, who served as President Ronald Reagan's Secretary of State from 1982 to 1989, is not only willing to buck the Republican Party's orthodoxy on global warming by acknowledging climate science, he's outright calling for action. Show More Summary

Now Hillary Clinton Cares About Criminal Justice Reform

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

In what MSNBC is calling "her strongest comments yet this year on criminal justice", former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton weighed in on the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases Thursday, calling for grappling with "hard truths" and...Show More Summary

Pope Francis fires head of the Swiss Guard: ‘I give the orders around here’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

ROME – He has dismissed and demoted cardinals, bishops and the Vatican secretary of state, and now Pope Francis’s reformist zeal has claimed a new scalp – the head of his own private army, the Swiss Guard. VINCENZO PINTO / AFP / Getty Images The former Commandant of the Pontifical Swiss...

Allies pledge to back Afghanistan beyond war

US Secretary of State Kerry says Kabul government "merits our confidence" as President Ghani outlines vision for future.

Hillary Clinton: Time to Grapple with Some Hard Truths About Race, Justice in America

Thursday in Boston at the Conference for Women, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the civil unrest surrounding the deaths at the hand of law enforcement officers of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Clinton said, "I want to say a few words about the pain and frustration that many Americans are feeling about our criminal justice system. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Addresses Eric Garner, Praises DOJ Investigations

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the Eric Garner case for the first time on Thursday, and praised the Justice Department's investigations into what happened with Garner in Staten Island and Michael Brown in Fergus...

Why we’ll (probably) know this month whether Hillary Clinton is running for president

If the former secretary of state intends to sit 2016 out, this is the time to announce it

John Kerry tells Iran: Feel free to continue bombing Islamic State jihadists

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

US Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed any Iranian military action against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq as “positive” after the Pentagon said Tehran had carried out air strikes against the group. Kerry, hosting a meeting of an anti-IS coalition in Brussels, said international air...

Russia could repair relations with West if it helps calm unrest in Ukraine, Kerry says

Secretary of State John Kerry says that Russia can repair its relations with the West if it helps calm turbulence in Ukraine. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images BASEL, Switzerland — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday thatShow More Summary

Kerry: Fight Against ISIS Will Last ‘Years’

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The U.S.-led coalition has inflicted serious damage on Islamic State, carrying out around 1,000 air strikes so far in Iraq and Syria, but the fight against the militants could last years, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday. The United States and its allies began air strikes in September after [...]

Steps To Degrade and Defeat ISIL

Sixty members of the coalition to counter-ISIL reaffirmed their commitment to work together under a common, multifaceted, and long-term strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL/Daesh at a meeting led by Secretary of State John Kerry in Brussels today.

Georgetown Blames Low Turnout At Hillary Clinton Speech On Final Exams

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at the Georgetown Institute For Women, Peace and Security and it seems like hardly anyone showed up. Clinton's remarks on " Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership" were delivered at Georgetown's Gaston Hall, an auditorium that seats more than 700 people. Show More Summary

New poll of Latinos brings good news for Hillary Clinton

Latino Decisions poll shows that Obama's immigration action could boost the former secretary of state's '16 chances

Book Excerpt: Management, and Fun, by Wandering Around

(This is an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Field Notes from a Music Biz Life.) January, 1973. PARIS, FRANCE U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese leader Le Duc Tho sign a cease-fire agreement that, according to President Richard Nixon, "brings peace with honor in Vietnam and Southeast Asia." WASHINGTON, D.C. Show More Summary

Diplomats worldwide target Islamic State militants

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (center) addresses a meeting of the 60-member coalition trying to crush the Islamic State militant group at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on Dec. 3. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images BRUSSELS...Show More Summary

Germany Is Screwing All Of Europe Because It's Too Big

"Poor old Germany. Too big for Europe, too small for the world". That's what former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger famously once said about Germany. And the statement still holds some truth today. Right now, Germany's politicians...Show More Summary

LIVE: John Kerry Discusses Counter-ISIS Coalition Meeting

Watch the Secretary of State's press conference live here at 10 a.m. ET

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