The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says congressional scrutiny and approval of any nuclear agreement with Iran is essential and will help ensure the deal isn't a bad one.
By Lara Jakes, Associated Press
A threatened, but averted, American missile strike to punish Syria's government for a chemical weapons attack last summer would not have been powerful enough to change the course in the Syrian civil war, Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday,…
President Obama took his case for a possible military strike in Syria overseas, appealing to Russia to stop blocking United Nations Security Council action. Gwen Ifill reports on remarks Mr. Obama's remarks in Stockholm, plus the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's…
Army Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker provided their assessment of the Iraq war to the Senate Tuesday. Sens. Joseph Biden, D-Del., and Richard Lugar, R-Ind., give their reactions.
Army Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker continued a second day of Iraq testimony with an appearance in the Senate. Crocker said a troop pullout would threaten political progress, but many senators criticized the state of affairs in Iraq.
Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., said the troop increase in Iraq is not working and urged President Bush for a change in strategy during a floor speech Monday. Lugar, the top Republican on the Foreign Relations Committee, talks to the NewsHour…
At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Wednesday, senators expressed impatience with the lack of progress in curbing violence in the Darfur region of Sudan. The panel discussed the possibilities of military force or economic sanctions against Sudan.
Former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright called for talks with Iraq's neighbors and increased autonomy for clashing Iraqi groups, testifying before a Senate panel Wednesday. The NewsHour reports on the hearings.
Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., who recently returned from a trip to the Middle East where he visited several countries including U.S. foe Syria, discusses how he thinks Iraq's neighbors can help ease the sectarian violence.
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