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February 19th, 2014
11:59 AM ET

Gingrich defends his call for Kerry to resign

In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Newt Gingrich defends a series of tweets in which he called for Secretary of State John Kerry to resign from his post over his policy on climate change.

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Filed under: Climate change • John Kerry • Newt Gingrich
January 14th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Israeli defense chief apologizes to Kerry

Israeli defense minister Moshe Ya'alon has apologized after offensive comments where he called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry "messianic" and incapable of teaching Israelis anything. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Israel • Jim Sciutto • John Kerry
January 2nd, 2014
06:45 PM ET

Kerry: Mideast peace not 'impossible'

Secretary of State John Kerry travels to the Middle East to discuss peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.

December 18th, 2013
08:03 PM ET

U.S. 'regrets' diplomat's strip search

Secy. of State Kerry voiced his regret over the strip search and treatment of an Indian diplomat's arrest in New York.


Filed under: India • John Kerry
November 27th, 2013
07:50 PM ET

Clinton v. Kerry

In his short time as Secretary of State, John Kerry has achieved some important accomplishments. So how does his ongoing term compare to that of his predecessor, Hillary Clinton? CNN's Jill Dougherty reports on the two distinct styles of achieving diplomatic success and the two legacies that will shape U.S. foreign policy for years to come.


Filed under: foreign policy • Hillary Clinton • Jill Dougherty • John Kerry
September 26th, 2013
07:54 PM ET

U.S. and Iran's first direct talks since 1979

It has been a historic week at the United Nations General Assembly that ended in a significant first step today: A meeting between Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. It is the highest level meeting between the two countries since the Iranian revolution in 1979. Many people are hopeful that it could spur some movement towards a diplomatic solution on the issue of Iranian nuclear power. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Hassan Rouhani • Iran • Jim Sciutto • John Kerry
September 9th, 2013
07:25 PM ET

Did Kerry offer Syria a way out?

This afternoon, the Secretary of State John Kerry floated an idea in passing that was then endorsed by the Russians– to seize Syria's chemical weapons and avoid a U.S. military strike. The plan has been gaining momentum since then, and the president told Wolf the plan is "possible if it's real." CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on how the off-hand comment may lead to a way out of the crisis in Syria.


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Jim Sciutto • John Kerry • Syria
September 5th, 2013
08:28 PM ET

For Secy. Kerry, a legacy of war

From Vietnam to Syria, John Kerry's career has a long history of tackling issues of war, and his latest effort may have the longest lasting mark on his legacy. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Jim Sciutto • John Kerry
September 4th, 2013
07:45 PM ET

Assad: From dinner partner to "thug"

Our Brian Todd explains how Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's relationship with the West, especially Secretary of State John Kerry, has changed in the last few years.


Filed under: Bashar al-Assad • Brian Todd • John Kerry • Syria
April 15th, 2013
10:29 AM ET

How to launch a nuclear weapon

As rumors swirl about North Korea's nuclear capabilities, CNN's Tom Foreman explains what it takes to launch a nuke.

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Filed under: John Kerry • North Korea • Nuclear • Tom Foreman
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