The Obama administration’s pact with Russia to strengthen military cooperation in Syria has prompted a widening rift between Secretary of State John Kerry and top Pentagon officials, who warn against sharing intelligence with Russian forces.
The first commercial passenger flight from the United States to Cuba in more than half a century arrived in the central Cuban city of Santa Clara on Wednesday.
Turkey has issued a formal arrest warrant for the U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gülen, who Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan accuses of plotting the failed July 15 coup attempt to overthrow the government.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that he plans to publicly outline in early August details of a bilateral agreement that will enhance military cooperation between the United States and Russia in the fight against terrorist groups in Syria.
A group of Southeast Asian countries handed China a diplomatic win on Monday by no longer pursuing a U.S.-backed proposal to reference in a joint statement the recent international court ruling against Beijing’s contested maritime claims in the South China Sea.
Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State.