Topic: U.S. Department of State
The country threatened to suspend adoptions by U.S. families after the seven-year-old was sent back to Moscow on a one-way flight.
04/10/2010 01:05 pm
Replacing retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens depends largely on who President Obama nominates. But given Obama's political standing these days, confirmation by the Senate is unlikely to be quick and easy.
04/09/2010 08:13 pm
The US has lifted a 6-year-old ban on Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan entering the US. His visit may go a long way in advancing Obama’s goal of starting a new dialogue with the Muslim world.
04/09/2010 07:41 pm
The Kyrgyzstan protests, in which government forces killed at least 17 rioters who tried to storm President Kurmanbek Bakiyev's office and other locations, highlights US reliance on a key air base supplying troops in Afghanistan war.
04/07/2010 12:47 pm
Obama’s strategy in addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict faces a series of 'pass-fail' tests, the State Department says. A meeting Tuesday between Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended with little public agreement.
03/24/2010 12:17 pm
During the high-level Hillary Clinton Mexico visit Tuesday, the Secretary of State endorsed a new drug war strategy, which includes a more targeted focus on community-building.
03/24/2010 09:46 am
Pakistan leaders, including the Army chief and foreign minister, are requesting additional military and economic aid during strategic dialogue with US officials.
03/23/2010 09:39 am
The US delegation for meetings in Mexico Tuesday is dominated by security officials – an indication of how relations between the two countries are changing, especially given the recent Ciudad Juárez killings.
03/23/2010 09:37 am
A growing roster of US officials is arguing that a failure to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fuels Islamic extremism, thus creating a security threat for the US.
03/19/2010 04:29 pm