Carol Morello

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 07:50
The State Department is conducting a review of all foreign aid parceled out in the final two months of the Obama administration, including the controversial last-minute release of $220 million to Palestinians announced just hours before Donald Trump was sworn in as president.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Secretary of State John F. Kerry said NATO will be scrutinizing Turkey in coming days to ensure that it fulfills the alliance’s requirements for democracy and the rule of law following a failed coup attempt.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 06:33
Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen said Wednesday he expects overwhelming approval from his country’s Parliament to send warplanes and troops, including special forces, to Syria and Iraq to help fight the Islamic State.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 06:29
Biden’s mission is, in part, to advance long-running talks between the White House and the Prime Minister’s Office over a new multibillion-dollar, 10-year military aid package. Israel is asking for much more money than the Obama administration has been prepared to give, further straining exchanges between the two leaders.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 07:01
Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Tuesday urged the president of Tajikistan not to go overboard in its crackdown on political Islam and expressions of faith.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 06:45
Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Monday that repressive measures against political opponents in the name of fighting terrorism only breed more extremism — his most direct public remarks on human rights issues during a swing through Central Asian countries, among the most autocratic in the world.
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 06:40
Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrives in Cairo this weekend for talks with senior officials of a government that has restricted civil liberties in the name of national security as it fights violent extremists allied with the Islamic State.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 07:26
The United States will provide an extra $45 million for the United Nations to help an overwhelmed Kenya cope with 600,000 refugees fleeing civil unrest, terrorism and violence in Somalia and South Sudan.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 06:54
Against a backdrop of militant Islamist attacks, Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Sunday urged Nigeria’s president and his leading opponent in upcoming elections to accept the results of next month’s vote and encourage their supporters to eschew postelection violence.