Michele Kelemen appears in the following:
Thursday, September 05, 2019
President Trump's foray into Middle East peacemaking seems to be in doubt once again. One of the key advisors drafting Trump's plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is leaving the White House.
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
The report says that all sides in the Yemen war are committing war crimes, and that countries backing them could be complicit. The U.S. provides logistical support to a Saudi-led coalition.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The Trump administration has backed the Saudi-led war against Houthi rebels in Yemen. But with the war dragging on, a senator is urging U.S. diplomats to be more involved in finding a resolution.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
President Trump wants Russia back in the group of leading democracies — the G-7. But members say Russia hasn't earned its return to the group. Several senators have written to Trump to oppose him.
Monday, August 26, 2019
The French president says he's trying to set up a summit between Iran and the U.S. — to save the nuclear deal. But it's unclear whether its something the two adversarial countries want.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes his case against Iran to the United Nations Security Council, addressing a special meeting on threats in the Middle East.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
ON Friday, the United Nations Security Council held a closed door meeting to discuss India's controversial decision to revoke the Kashmir region's special status.
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.