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Xi Jinping Meets with US; Talk Economy & Security

Xi Jinping Meets with US; Talk Economy & Security

By Brian Powell July 10, 2014

When Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the President of the People’s Republic of China, came into office a little over one year ago, he faced several monumental challenges as the …

Ukraine and Russia Make Plans to Ease Tensions

Thursday morning, a four-party meeting was held in Geneva between the United States, the European Union, Russia, and Ukraine, with the intention being to create a plan which would lead to decreased overall hostilities between Ukraine and Russia and the …

Mahmoud Abbas and John Kerry Talk Canceled Mahmoud Abbas and John Kerry Talk Canceled

Secretary of State John Kerry canceled a talk planned for today with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, according to The New York Times. The meeting would have extended negotiations set to expire April 29th into 2015. It seems Kerry canceled …

John Kerry Meets with Russian Foreign Minister

Upon meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday in Paris to discuss a diplomatic solution to the situation in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that their positions are “getting closer” in alignment. Kerry had left a …

Sees vote as righting of Soviet-era wrong Sees vote as righting of Soviet-era wrong

Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the Soviet Union, has proclaimed Crimea’s vote to join Russia as a “happy event.” In comments published on Russian news website Slon.ru, Gorbachev supported the referendum vote that will lead to the annexation of Crimea, …

Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position? Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position?

In a Twitter rant last month, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sounded-off against current Secretary of State John Kerry for comments he made in a speech to students in Jakarta, Indonesia, going as far as to ask John …

White House Imposes New Sanctions in Ukraine Crisis White House Imposes New Sanctions in Ukraine Crisis

The U.S. State Department imposed a ban on visas and a freezing of U.S. assets for officials and other individuals considered to have threatened the territory of Ukraine, the White House announced Thursday. According to a statement issued by Jay …

Hilary Clinton Not Backing Down From Putin Comments Hilary Clinton Not Backing Down From Putin Comments

Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton drew fire from many recently for her statements equating Russian leader Vladimir Putin and his country’s actions in Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi invasions of Europe in the 1930s. Despite …

Obama’s  Approval Rating Suffers Obama’s Approval Rating Suffers
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How’s that approval rating these days, Mr. Obama? Well to use Politician Speak, one might answer this question with,” What that question depends on entirely what you mean by an ‘approval rating.’” Although the ratings haven’t changed much since the …

Baghdad Brothel Shooting Leaves 12 Dead Baghdad Brothel Shooting Leaves 12 Dead
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January is shaping up to be a violent month in Iraq. According to Agence France Presse (AFP), the death toll rose by at least 12 on Tuesday when gunmen attacked an apartment that served as a brothel in the Zayouna …

South Sudan Receives Stern Warning From Washington South Sudan Receives Stern Warning From Washington
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After thousands have died in three weeks of fighting between warring factions in South Sudan, U.S. Secretary John Kerry said peace talks have to come with sincere intentions to stop the violence, and not just be a way for either …

Kerry Says No U.S. Troops Will Return to Fallujah Kerry Says No U.S. Troops Will Return to Fallujah

Iraqi forces are planning a “major attack” against al Qaeda militants in Fallujah, and while Washington has said it would assist, Secretary of State John Kerry has made it clear that no new U.S. troops will be redeployed to the …

John Kerry: North Korea's Leader Is Reckless John Kerry: North Korea's Leader Is Reckless
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U.S. Secretary of  State John Kerry has described North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, 30, as reckless and insecure following the arrest and execution of the North Korean leader’s powerful uncle, Jang Song Thaek. Kerry said Kim’s actions were “ominous” …

George Stephanopoulos On ‘This Week’ George Stephanopoulos On ‘This Week’

George Stephanopoulos, host of ABC News’ This Week, a political interview and commentary program, interviewed Secretary of State John Kerry recently about the nuclear deal with Iran, as well as Senator Saxby Chambliss. Secretary Kerry told Stephanopoulos on This Week …

Netanyahu: Iran Agreement is a Historic Mistake Netanyahu: Iran Agreement is a Historic Mistake
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As Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama celebrated a series of resolutions on nuclear proliferation that they supposedly reached with Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the complete opposite tone. In a speech today before Israel’s cabinet, …

John Kerry Travels to Geneva For Negotiations John Kerry Travels to Geneva For Negotiations
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Secretary of State John Kerry departed for Geneva on Friday to take part in discussions with Iranian leaders regarding nuclear power and production. Kerry will join top officials from the five other world powers taking part in the negotiations; Russian …

Benghazi Reward Draws Questions from Lawmakers Benghazi Reward Draws Questions from Lawmakers

The State Department’s announcement on Friday that it has quietly offered up to $10 Million Dollars for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, killing US Ambassador …