Michele Kelemen

Michele Kelemen appears in the following:

Secretary Of State Pompeo To Meet With Saudi Leaders Over Disappearance Of Journalist

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Saudi Arabia to visit with the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss accusations that the kingdom killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

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U.S. Officials Haven't Yet Confirmed What Happened To Khashoggi

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

President Trump dispatched Secretary of State Pompeo to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he's meeting with the king and crown prince about the disappearance of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Disappearance Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Is Straining U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The U.S. has not appointed an ambassador to Saudi Arabia, meaning that during the crisis over the suspected murder of a Saudi critic, the job falls to Jared Kushner.

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Trump Says He Will Announce Replacement For U.N. Ambassador In Coming Weeks

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday that she is leaving her post at the end of the year. President Trump, calling her his friend, says he will announce a replacement in weeks.

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Nikki Haley Resigns As UN Ambassador

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, has resigned from her post.

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U.S. Stops Visas For Diplomats' Same-Sex Partners If They're Not Married

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

The policy is a break with that of the past administration. Critics say the Trump administration policy will create hardship for same-sex couples from countries where same-sex marriage is illegal.

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Foreign Aid In The Trump Era

Saturday, September 29, 2018

President Trump used his speech at the U.N. Tuesday to threaten aid to countries not backing U.S. policies. The new tactic has aid groups concerned about humanitarian needs.

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Palestinian Authority President Takes U.N. Stage To Address Independent State Goals

Thursday, September 27, 2018

After months of watching the U.S. endorse pro-Israel positions, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas took the stage at the United Nations to spell out his people's goal of an independent state.

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U.N. Security Council Meeting Highlights Divisions On How To Deal With Iran

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

As President Trump chairs a Security Council meeting, he's trying to rally the world around his stance on Iran. But his decision to pull the U.S. out of the nuclear deal remains unpopular.

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U.N. General Assembly: Day 1

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

President Trump told the U.N. that the U.S. won't succumb to a global bureaucracy. But other leaders said that working together could solve crises and conflicts.

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UNGA Begins As Trump Has Worked To Limit U.S. Support For International Agencies

Monday, September 24, 2018

World leaders are gathering in New York for the UN General Assembly. The wars in Syria and Yemen, the refugee issue and multilateralism will likely dominate the discussions.

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U.N. General Assembly: How Will Trump's Agenda Fare?

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A look at the administration's latest moves: U.N. Human Rights Council withdrawal, defunding the U.N. agency that aids Palestinian refugees and lowering a cap on refugees to be resettled in the U.S.

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White House To Cap The Number Of Refugees Allowed Into The U.S.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Trump administration slashed the number of refugees it will permit into the United States next year by 30 percent. The new ceiling is 30,000 — that's 15,000 fewer than this year.

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U.S. And Cuba Ties Strained Over Mysterious Health Attacks

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Cuba is asking the U.S. to stop describing bizarre health incidents as attacks saying there's no evidence that Americans have been targeted with some sort of sonic device.

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'The Department Of Swagger': The State Department's Instagram Rebranding Campaign

Friday, September 14, 2018

Mike Pompeo has rebranded the Department of State the "Department of Swagger." That's how he launched his Instagram feed, at any rate.

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U.S. Will Retaliate If ICC Tries To Prosecute Americans, Bolton Says

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

John Bolton, President Trump's national security adviser, is a critic of the International Criminal Court. He's threatening to sanction judges who investigate Americans for actions in Afghanistan.

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Trump Administration Closing Diplomatic Mission That Represents Palestinians In D.C.

Monday, September 10, 2018

The Trump administration is shutting down the Palestinian diplomatic post in Washington, D.C. The move comes after big U.S. aid cuts to the Palestinians and the United Nations agency that supports them.

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Many In Syria Worried That Government Is Preparing To Launch Assault On Idlib Region

Friday, September 07, 2018

The fate of close to 3 million Syrians living in the Idlib region hangs in the balance as leaders of Iran, Russia and Turkey met in Tehran to discuss the situation on Friday, while U.N. diplomats met in New York.

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Trump Administration Is In No Hurry To Leave Syria, U.S. Envoy Says

Friday, September 07, 2018

The new U.S. envoy for Syria, James Jeffrey, says the U.S. is committed to maintaining a presence in Syria until ISIS is fully gone and Iranian forces are out.

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Ugandan Opposition Figure To Trump: Stop Providing Weapons To Government

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Ugandan pop star-turned legislator, Bobi Wine, says presidential guard forces had orders to brutalize him during an opposition protest against President Yoweri Museveni's long rule.

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