Foreign Policy

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:23
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the OAS General Assembly meeting, human rights in Bahrain, the Syrian conflict, the Benghazi investigation, U.S. aid to Egypt, a political crisis in Madagascar, elections in Zimbabwe, and the Lord's Resistance Army.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:07
Spokesperson Jen Osaki addresses the conflict in Syria and its potential regional spillovers, the U.S. position on the Turkish protests, Secretary Kerry's Egypt briefings to Congress, and establishing a more constructive relationship with Venezuela.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:36
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the Syrian conflict, Secretary Kerry's discussions with Turkey and Venezuela, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, elections in Pakistan, Boko Haram in Nigeria, and tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 06:52
I rise today to remember the 21st Anniversary of the Khojaly Tragedy, which occurred in this small town in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan on February 25-26, 1992.
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 13:59
I ask my colleagues to join me in honoring the Republic of Azerbaijan in celebration of the 95th anniversary of Republic Day on May 28th.
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 10:17
Two days after he became a U.S. citizen, Abdiwali Warsame embraced the First Amendment by creating a raucous Web site about his native Somalia. Packed with news and controversial opinions, it rapidly became a magnet for Somalis dispersed around the world, including tens of thousands in Minnesota.
Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 14:52

Russia and Iran have announced that they will conduct joint naval exercises on the Caspian Sea some time by the end of the year.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 15:03

Last Wednesday (June 26) twelve U.S. Senators – including John McCain (R-AZ), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) – sent a letter to Uzbekistan’s President, Islam Karimov, asking for information about the health and status of three political prisoners.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 15:00

Deployed as recently as Friday June 28 in the Northern city of Haifa, the Iron Dome will likely remain a key component of Israeli missile defense into the foreseeable future.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 08:33
Morsi himself called for foreign intervention in Syria against Assad, leading to a veiled rebuke from the army, which issued a bland but sharp-edged statement the next day stressing that its only role was guarding Egypt's borders