Michele Kelemen appears in the following:
Thursday, August 15, 2019
A judge in Gibraltar has ordered the release of an Iranian oil tanker despite a last minute appeal by the Trump administration.
Friday, August 09, 2019
The wife of an American citizen being held in an Iranian prison is calling on the Trump administration to do more to free her husband.
Thursday, August 08, 2019
A senior U.N. official points to the Syrian government for the tens of thousands of disappearances during the long civil war there. But the government's looking like it's winning the war.
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
The Trump administration has imposed sweeping new sanctions on Venezuela, warning that anyone who deals with Nicolás Maduro's government could be punished too.
Saturday, August 03, 2019
A landmark arms control treaty signed by the U.S. and the Soviet Union three decades ago expired on Friday. The Kremlin and the Trump administration blamed each other for its demise.
Thursday, August 01, 2019
As it placed high-profile sanctions on Iran's foreign minister, the Trump administration took a quieter action to enable important work in the Iran nuclear deal to continue.
Friday, July 12, 2019
The Trump administration's top envoy on Afghanistan says he's making progress in talks with the Taliban while trying to reassure Afghans that the U.S. won't leave until there's a foundation for peace.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
After his cables were leaked and President Trump attacked him on Twitter, Kim Darroch decided to resign as the British Ambassador to the U.S., reminding some former diplomats of WikiLeak troubles.
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
President Trump has renewed his attacks on the British ambassador to the U.S., tweeting that Sir Kim Darroch is "a very stupid guy".
Monday, July 08, 2019
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reviewing the role of human rights in foreign policy, worrying some that he's wants a way to put a conservative spin on what the U.S. calls out in other countries.
Monday, June 24, 2019
U.S. officials say they are trying to build up a coalition to deter Iranian attacks in the Persian Gulf. They are calling it the "Sentinel Program" to "help us have eyes on the shipping."
Friday, June 21, 2019
As tensions remain high between the United States and Iran, what diplomatic steps are being taken and what are possible options?
Thursday, June 20, 2019
The U.S. says Iran shot down a military surveillance drone in an unprovoked attack and denies the aircraft was over Iranian territory. Iran claims it shot down a spy drone over a southern province.
Friday, June 14, 2019
The Trump administration is seeking to phase out the main program for Palestinian refugees. But other countries are seeking to make up the money the U.S. has pulled with a conference.
Saturday, June 08, 2019
Mexican and U.S. negotiators are working out a deal to manage the surge of Central American migrants. President Trump says if talks fail, he will impose 5% tariffs on all goods coming from Mexico.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Facing the threat of U.S. tariffs, Mexico's Foreign Minister meets with top Trump administration officials. The U.S. wants Mexico to do more to stem the flow of migrants from Central America.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
The Trump administration has ordered a halt to cruises to Cuba. This is part of a broader effort by the administration to roll back Obama-era openings to the Communist island.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
The Trump administration says it is ready to talk to Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to Switzerland this weekend may be a sign he's looking for a back channel.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
The U.S. envoy on Afghanistan is updating Congress on his talks with the Taliban, while Afghanistan's ambassador to the U.S. says her government is still being left out.
Friday, May 17, 2019
The Trump administration has sent bombers to the Middle East to counter what it says are Iranian threats. Key to the campaign is National Security Advisor John Bolton, who's focused on Iran decades.