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Michele Kelemen

Michele Kelemen appears in the following:

Kerry Takes On Big Diplomatic Challenge: Reuniting A Divided Cyprus

Friday, December 04, 2015

Secretary of State Kerry tried his hand at Middle East peace, and he's also trying to resolve the conflict in Syria. He's traveling to Cyprus, hoping to solve the decades old confrontation there.

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U.S. Military Personnel Help Rescue Hostages From Hotel In Mali

Friday, November 20, 2015

American military personnel helped rescue some Americans and others in Mali after the hotel where they were staying was overrun by gunmen.

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Paris Attacks Cloud Conversation At Summit Of World Powers

Sunday, November 15, 2015

At the Group of 20 summit, President Obama reassured Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the U.S. will do more to find a solution to Syria's political crisis, while also countering ISIS.

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Paris Attacks Lend Urgency To Diplomatic Talks In Vienna

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry is trying again to push for peace in Syria, in a meeting that brings together 19 countries. The talks' focus may have changed after a night of terror attacks in France.

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Secretary Of State John Kerry Expresses 'Outrage' Over Paris Attacks

Friday, November 13, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry in Vienna expresses his "outrage" over the Paris terror attacks and plans to meet with France's foreign minister in the morning.

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Secretary Of State Kerry Finds Inspiration In Tunisia Ahead Of Syria Talks

Friday, November 13, 2015

Before his latest round of talks in Vienna on the war in Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry makes a stop in Tunisia, where the Arab Spring began.

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International Leaders Approach Diplomatic Puzzle In New Syria Talks

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

As international diplomats prepare for a new round of talks on Syria, they are struggling with some fundamental questions: Who is a terrorist and who can be part of an eventual settlement?

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The Motives Beneath The 'Bedrock' To Come, In U.S.-Israeli Relations

Sunday, November 08, 2015

This week's Words You'll Hear is "bedrock," which President Obama is expected to use to describe U.S. commitments to Israel, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House on Monday.

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Surge In Cyberattacks Signals Strength Of Iran's Hard-Liners

Thursday, November 05, 2015

The U.S. has noticed an uptick in cyberattacks from Iran. The hacks seem to be from hard-liners in Iran hoping to undermine better relations with the West, possibly in backlash to the nuclear deal.

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U.S. Diplomats Defend U.S. Policy In Syria Before Congressional Panel

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Two top State Department officials visit Capitol Hill Wednesday to explain how the US is countering Russia's military campaign in Syria. Some analysts say the U.S. is waiting for Russia to fail.

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With Help From Kerry, Israel And Jordan Reach A Deal To Quell Violence

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry has helped forge an agreement between Israel and Jordan, in an effort to defuse violence between Israelis and Palestinians over the past few weeks.

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John Kerry's Latest Stop In Mideast Diplomacy

Saturday, October 24, 2015

John Kerry keeps plugging away at two intractable conflicts — Israel/Palestine and Syria. His latest diplomacy takes him to Amman, Jordan.

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The Week In World Series: Kansas City Royals To Face New York Mets

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Host Scott Simon talks World Series (that'd be baseball) with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine.

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Kerry, Netanyahu Discuss Recent Violence In Israel

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry meets Israel's prime minister Thursday in a bid to calm Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Kerry also huddles with major players on Syria, a day after Russia hosted Bashar al-Assad.

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State Department Report Warns Of Global Threat To Religious Diversity

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Religious diversity is under threat across the Middle East and other parts of the globe, according to a State Department report on religious freedoms, which recounts the rise of ISIS ...

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Was Kunduz Attack A War Crime? Legal Analysts Say It's Difficult To Prove

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

A medical aid group says U.S. airstrikes on its hospital in Kunduz amount to a war crime. Analysts say an investigation is needed, but diplomatic fallout is more likely than a war-crime prosecution.

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Congressman Reacts To Marine Corps Report On Women In Combat

Thursday, October 01, 2015

A defense official tells NPR that the Marine Corps is seeking to bar female Marines from some ground combat jobs. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to Rep. Seth Moulton, from the House Armed Services panel.

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Russia's Strikes In Syria Muddle Efforts Slow Flow Of Refugees

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Europe is desperate to stop the flow of refugees from Syria, and that means countering ISIS and also ousting Bashar al-Assad. Russia's military action to prop up Assad is making things difficult.

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Wife Of Pastor Jailed In Iran Skeptical Of Possible Prisoner Swap

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

At the United Nations, Iran's President has come and gone, and the wife of one jailed American is losing hope of pleading her case to the Iranian delegation. Naghmeh Abedini's husband...

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Syrian Opposition Leader Says Russian Involvement Will Only Help Assad

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Be wary of Russia's role in Syria, the opposition figure warns. He's working the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, pushing for more help for Syria's rebels and civilians.

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