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World Sep 08State Deparment kicks off security review of all U.S. diplomatic posts ahead of CIA report
This initiative comes as the Senate Intelligence Committee edges toward releasing parts of a report documenting CIA abuses of terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks. The CIA has contested the conclusions of the report.
World Aug 29Who will help the U.S. battle the Islamic State in Syria?
In the last year-and-a-half, Islamic State extremists have fought the Syrian army, Hezbollah and Iranian forces. They've clashed with al-Qaida's local affiliate, routed Iraq's army and pushed back Kurdish peshmerga fighters. American airstrikes in Iraq have recently caused somewhat of…
World Aug 28Obama condemns Russia for Ukraine violence; rules out U.S. military involvement
Ukrainian officials say two Russian military columns have rolled into the southeastern part of Ukraine after missiles were fired at a border post.
Politics Aug 13Few in Congress question U.S. efforts in Iraq
Almost a week into the Obama administration's emergency action in northern Iraq, the campaign is attracting surprisingly broad bipartisan support. Republicans have issued several I-told-you-so statements and called for stronger action, and dovish Democrats say they're concerned about slipping into…
World Aug 01Congress backs Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense
WASHINGTON -- Congress approved a $225 million package to replenish Israel's missile defenses with its last order of business before a five-week recess, as the Jewish state's cease-fire with Hamas unraveled and Israeli forces pushed deep into Gaza in search…
World Aug 01Congress backs $225 million aid package for Israel’s Iron Dome
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Friday rushed through a $225 million bill to replenish Israel’s missile defense system, and House approval was expected in the final hours before lawmakers began a summer break.
World Jul 15Major gaps remain in nuclear negotiations with Iran, Kerry warns
Kerry, who joined the foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany on the weekend to add diplomatic muscle to the talks, said the negotiations would continue until at least Sunday. In the meantime, he said, he would consult with President…
World Jul 14U.S., Iran search for nuclear agreement ahead of July 20 deadline
VIENNA — The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats searched Monday for a breakthrough in nuclear talks, their efforts complicated by crises across the Middle East and beyond that have Washington and Tehran aligned in some places but often opposed. The…
World Jul 13Amid spying accusations, US, Germany pledge cooperation on Iran
The United States and Germany are vowing to work closely together on global matters despite strains in their relationship linked to recent espionage accusations.
World Jul 12Kerry meets again with rival Afghan candidates for diplomatic talks
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, hoping to secure a path out of the country's postelection crisis.