The Obama administration is open to allowing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remain in power for several months or longer as a political transition takes place in the country, according to senior officials.
The Obama administration has agreed to invite Iran to participate in talks regarding the future of Syria, marking the first time the country has ever been asked to do so. Russia extended the invitation to Iran.
Eleven Democrats in the Senate penned a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday expressing “profound concern” regarding Iran’s ballistic missile test that violated U.N. sanctions.
During Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, the State Department was one of the poorest performing federal government agencies when it came to securing its computer networks.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) is calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to resign over recent comments by senior Obama administration officials accusing Israel of committing “terrorism” amid a spate of violent attacks by Palestinians against Jews.
The United States does not believe Moscow when it excuses a Russian warplane entering Turkey’s airspace as an accident, according to an anonymous U.S. official.
Growing speculation that John Kerry will receive a Nobel Peace Prize for finalizing the Iranian nuclear deal is generating renewed criticism of his close relationship with the Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif, a key public face for the theocratic regime who is rumored to be a probable co-recipient with Kerry.