Michele Kelemen

Michele Kelemen appears in the following:

Rahm Emanuel addresses handling of Chicago police shooting during ambassador hearing

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Two key Biden administration ambassador nominees, Rahm Emanuel and Nicholas Burns, face the Senate to answer questions about U.S. policy in Asia.


U.S. secretary of state and Israeli foreign minister talk stalled Iran nuclear deal

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

With the Israeli foreign minister in Washington to meet Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the focus is on how to approach talks with Iran over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal.


G20 meets to find a way to prevent economic collapse and help citizens in Afghanistan

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The G20 is holding a special summit on Afghanistan as the country heads toward a humanitarian crisis.


Quad Countries Have 1st In-Person Summit At The White House

Friday, September 24, 2021

President Biden hosted the first face to face summit with leaders of Japan, Australia and India. The four countries are known as the Quad and see themselves as a democratic bulwark against China.


Secretary Of State Blinken's Busy Week Of Diplomacy: U.N. And Quad Summits

Friday, September 24, 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken wrapped up his first U.N. General Assembly, returning to Washington in time for the first in-person Quad summit, a diplomatic group aimed at China.


U.S. Special Envoy To Haiti Quits Over Deportations Of Haitian Migrants

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Career diplomat Daniel Foote called the Biden administration's approach "inhumane" and "counterproductive" in his resignation letter.


Committee To Decide Who Speaks On Behalf Of Afghanistan At The U.N. General Assembly

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

An obscure committee will decide who speaks on behalf of Afghanistan at the U.N. The Taliban sent a letter saying they want to speak to the General Assembly and they have a new ambassador.


President Biden's Big Talk About Diplomacy Is Being Tested At The UN General Assembly

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Lofty rhetoric about multilateralism is meeting the hard reality for President Biden at the UN General Assembly as he tries to smooth over a dispute with America's oldest ally, France.


The U.N. General Assembly Meets As The U.S. Is At The Center Of Many Disputes

Monday, September 20, 2021

Dozens of world leaders are expected to take part in this year's U.N. General assembly starting Monday in New York. The pandemic is casting a long shadow over the annual gathering.


The U.S. Is Figuring Out How To Go Forward With The Taliban's Interim Government

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Taliban took over Kabul a month ago. How is the U.S. dealing with the group's interim government in Afghanistan and what challenges lie ahead?


Blinken Pushes Back Against Harsh GOP Criticism On Afghan Withdrawal

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Secretary of State Blinken sought to blunt complaints from GOP House lawmakers about the administration's response to the Afghan government collapse, and efforts to evacuate Americans and others.


What Antony Blinken Said In His Testimony On The Messy End Of The War In Afghanistan

Monday, September 13, 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testified on the hill on Afghanistan while the UN holds a donor conference aimed at helping with the looming humanitarian crisis in the country.


U.S. Aims To Reunite Afghan Children Separated From Families During Evacuations

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Hundreds of children were separated from their families while leaving Afghanistan. Many are at a transit center at a military base in Germany, where Secretary of State Blinken met with some of them.


Secretary Of State Antony Blinken Is Facing Pressure To Help More Afghans Evacuate

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Organizers of evacuation flights are pressing the state department to do more to help them get hundreds of people out of Afghanistan. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is pushing back.


Charter Flights Are Trying To Leave Afghanistan, Blinken In Qatar For Crisis Talks

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Americans and others are still trying to get out of Afghanistan, after the U.S. withdrawal and Taliban takeover. At the same time, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is involved in crisis talks.


Refugees Are Still Trying To Flee Afghanistan And Blinken Arrived In Qatar For Talks

Monday, September 06, 2021

In Afghanistan, U.S. diplomacy and military evacuations are ongoing and refugees are still try to flee. The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Doha, Qatar.


U.S.-Funded Journalists In Afghanistan Fear For Their Lives

Friday, September 03, 2021

Among the Afghans left behind after America's withdrawal are journalists working for U.S. government-funded media. About 600 of them, including family members, are worried about Taliban reprisals.


Blinken Will Visit Qatar, Where Diplomats Relocated To Keep Working On Afghanistan

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Since evacuating its Kabul embassy, the U.S. has set up shop in Doha to continue diplomatic work on Afghanistan. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he'll thank them in Doha next week.


Diplomats Are Leaving Afghanistan As U.S. Airlift Operations Come To A Close

Monday, August 30, 2021

The U.S. drawdown from Afghanistan includes American diplomats who moved embassy operations to the airport in Kabul. They're now leaving too as the White House decides how to deal with the Taliban.


How The Attacks In Kabul Will Impact Evacuations From Afghanistan

Thursday, August 26, 2021

President Biden is standing firm on the pledge to "limit" the duration of the evacuation mission in Kabul, but says it will be completed.