Posts Tagged: John Kerry
The recent UN vote on Israeli settlements lessens the power imbalance between Israelis and Palestinians.
For all its shortcomings, Obama’s seemingly improvised Syria strategy has taken advantage of unexpected opportunities. This could be the latest.
Washington is starting to change its mind about why North Korea has developed nuclear weapons.
Despite President Obama's promises of a drawdown in Afghanistan, the United States is settling in for the long haul.
When Congress meets for its lame-duck session after the elections, it should resist pressure to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Washington sends over a billion dollars to Egypt every year. Will the next president demand a better human rights record in return?
The Obama administration's strategy includes arming the opposition forces just enough to keep them fighting Assad, but not enough for them to overthrow the government.
In the face of silence from Washington, the Clinton-backed coup government in Honduras is mopping up activists for democracy and indigenous rights.
After December's elections, Haiti could have yet another U.S.-backed president with a weak democratic mandate.
Despite Washington's move toward detente with Iran, other regional conflicts — especially in Israel-Palestine, where an "intifada of knives" is underway — are looking as volatile as ever.