WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is confronted with two crises for which it has few, if any, viable options — the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Syrian civil war. The administration has ultimate goals for each crisis but no clear path to achieve them and Secretary of State John Kerry is jetting off to Europe and the Middle East to seek answers.
12 November, 2017 U.S. to promote 'universal access' to fossil fuels at climate talks By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hopes to promote wider use of fossil fuels at a global meeting on climate change next week, a White House official said, reflecting the gaping divide between Washington and the rest of the ...
20 October, 2015 Kerry to visit Europe, Middle East from Wednesday to Sunday U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Europe and the Middle East from Wednesday to Sunday for talks on a recent spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence as well as the Syrian civil war, the State Department said. In announcing the trip, State Department spokesman John Kirby was […]
14 October, 2015 US warns of rise of Islamist extremism, anti-Semitism The United States released a bleak report on the state of religious freedom around the world Wednesday, decrying jihadist attacks on Middle East minorities and a rise in European anti-Semitism. In its annual survey of religious discrimination, the State Department said that, while many […]