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Reuters* Russia, United States seek to relaunch peace effort * Assad's future role could be sticking point * Moscow keen to head off any Western intervention By Arshad Mohammed and Timothy Heritage ROME/MOSCOW, May 9 (Reuters) - If Russia has decided to make...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's choice as the next U.S. ambassador to Libya promised on Tuesday to ensure the security of staff in the country, eight months after an attack in Benghazi killed four Americans, including the last...
Tags: Barack Obama, U.S. Congress, Elections, Libya, Benghazi
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili visited Baltimore on Wednesday as part of a U.S. tour intended to build support for his country's bid to join NATO. Saakashvili visited the city to meet with Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat. He has also met with...
Tags: John Kerry, Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, NATO
Reuters* Some say law stretched beyond original intent * Questions about Obama drone policy fuel talk of change * Backing from Democrats and Republicans By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) - A few dozen words rushed into law days after the Sept....
Tags: U.S. Congress, Barack Obama, Barbara Lee, Lawyers, Pakistan
Barack Obama really, really does not want to get tangled up in Syria. For almost a year, Obama's secretaries of State — first Hillary Rodham Clinton, now John Kerry — have pressed the president for more aid to the insurgents who are fighting...
ReutersBy Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) - More than a year after the United States and Mexico signed a much-lauded deal that would remove obstacles to expanding deepwater drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico, the agreement still has not...
Sen. Bob Casey added his name Friday to a growing list of lawmakers urging the White House to take some form of military action against Syria in the wake of new evidence that President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against his own people. Casey,...
Thirty years of punishing sanctions have failed to curb Iran’s rogue behavior. Perhaps, a growing chorus of diplomats and security experts suggest, it is time for the United States to change tactics. With a presidential election in the Islamic...
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry implored Congress on Thursday not to impose tough new sanctions on Iran, warning that such a move could disrupt diplomacy over Tehran's disputed nuclear program at a delicate moment. Appearing before...
Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to meet Thursday with the family of a Russian lawyer whose death sparked an international outcry over human rights in that country, renewing focus on a controversy that has complicated U.S.-Russian relations at a sensitive...
The White House finally made it official last week: Yes, the civil war in Syria is a slippery slope, and yes, we’re on it. Nobody in the Obama administration actually used those words, of course. But if you paid attention to what officials said,...
In my Sunday column, I argued that events are pushing President Obama toward a bigger role in aiding rebel forces in Syria’s civil war -- not direct military intervention, perhaps, but certainly more direct help for the insurgents. Yes, I wrote, it&...
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