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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As rumors swirl about North Korea's nuclear capabilities, CNN's Tom Foreman explains what it takes to launch a nuke.
Secretary of state nominee Sen. John Kerry says there is no daylight between Secretary Clinton and him on Benghazi.