Michele Kelemen appears in the following:
Thursday, April 09, 2015
The U.S. is backing the Arab intervention in Yemen, which is seen as Saudi Arabia's attempt to beat back Iranian influence.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
The White House imposed targeted sanctions against seven Venezuelan officials in March. It also issued an executive order that described Venezuela as a threat to national security.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
The U.S. pulled out its diplomats and other personnel out of Yemen as Iranian-backed rebels advanced. Saudi Arabia is leading airstrikes to counter those rebels and civilians are caught in the middle.
Friday, April 03, 2015
The unexpected detail of the preliminary nuclear deal announced Thursday is rippling through the political world. Now negotiators must sell the deal to skeptics in Congress, Israel and the Arab world.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Women elected to Libya's parliament visited Washington, D.C., recently to talk about the political chaos in the country and the erosion of women's rights.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Saudi Arabia says it is working with a large Arab coalition to restore Yemen's president to power after he fled the country. The U.S. is supporting the action, but its role at this time is limited.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Yemen's president fled the country Wednesday after Houthi rebels advanced on the port city of Aden and captured the city's airport.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Ashraf Ghani will be at the White House on Tuesday as his country tries to forge a new relationship with Washington. On Monday, Ghani thanked Americans for the U.S. investment in Afghanistan.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Arms control experts are sounding upbeat Monday at the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., as a deadline approaches on the Iranian nuclear talks.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani comes to Washington looking for help getting through this year's fighting season. With American attention shifting to other conflicts, that could be a tough sell.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The Obama administration describes U.N. peacekeeping as a "growth industry," but experts warn that troops and police sent to global hotspots are "way behind the curve" when it comes to technology.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Once, Syria was a modern nation. Today, after five years of brutal conflict, 83 percent of the country's lights are out and life expectancies are 20 years shorter.
Monday, March 09, 2015
Hillary Clinton is among those who will address the U.N. as it looks at gender issues 20 years after the Beijing confab. Its new report notes that violence against women remains "alarmingly high."
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
In a controversial address to Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the Obama administration's negotiations on limiting the Iranian nuclear program.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is speaking before Congress this morning, in a much anticipated and controversial address. David Greene discusses the speech with NPR's Michele Kelemen.
Monday, March 02, 2015
Two weeks ahead of elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off a controversial visit to Washington, D.C., on Monday with a speech to the pro-Israel AIPAC conference.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
The United States hosted a second round of talks with Cuba aimed at restoring diplomatic ties and re-opening embassies.
Friday, February 27, 2015
At the State Department on Friday the U.S. and Cuba held high level talks as they try to thaw a half century freeze in relations. They are working on plans to upgrade diplomatic posts in Havana and Washington, D.C. to full embassies.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Lamberto Zannier is the secretary general of the organization monitoring the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has sent about 400 observers.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The White House conference on countering violent extremism is seeking a way to broaden the world's response beyond military intervention. At the meeting's last day on Thursday, President Obama said the U.S. is at war with terror, not Islam.