Michele Kelemen

Michele Kelemen appears in the following:

White House Says There Will Be Another Summit With North Korea

Friday, January 18, 2019

The U.S. and North Korea are working out the details for a possible second summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.


State Department Brings Employees Back To Work Despite Shutdown

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The department said it "is taking steps to make additional funds available to pay employee salaries." State has 75,000, including nearly 50,000 local hires, most of whom have been receiving pay.


Secretary Of State Pompeo Meets With Saudi Crown Prince Before Heading Home

Monday, January 14, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to the Middle East started with controversy over U.S. plans to withdraw from Syria and ended in discussions about the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi.


Pompeo Meets With Saudi Crown Prince During Diplomatic Tour

Sunday, January 13, 2019

The Saudi kingdom has been a longtime U.S. ally, but the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has angered many Americans. Pompeo will meet with the Saudi Crown Prince on Sunday.


Secretary Of State Pompeo Slated To Meet With Gulf Allies On Countering Iran, Terrorism

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting with Gulf allies to try and keep the region focused on the U.S. goals of fighting terrorism and countering Iran.


Pompeo Delivers Speech In Cairo Describing His Vision Of America's World Role

Thursday, January 10, 2019

In Cairo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a stinging rebuke of the Obama administration's approach to the region. But the comments left some wondering what the Trump administration's strategy is.


Pompeo To Outline U.S.' Middle East Policy During Speech In Egypt

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's extensive trip to the Middle East takes him to Egypt. He is going to use the visit to give a speech in which he's expected to focus on U.S. policy for the region.


Secretary Of State Pompeo Meets With Top Officials In Iraq

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced trip to Iraq where he met top officials. The trip comes two weeks after President Trump visited U.S. troops but did not meet with government leaders.


Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Embarks On Reassurance Trip To Middle East

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began an extensive trip to the Middle East on Tuesday to try to resolve confusion about the Trump administration's plans to withdraw troops from Syria.


U.S. Officials Visit American Man Detained In Moscow On Spying Charges

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

U.S. officials visited an American man detained in Moscow on espionage charges. The Trump administration said it would demand Paul Whelan's immediate release if the detention "is not appropriate."


U.S.-South Korea Forces Agreement Set To Expire With No New Deal In Place

Monday, December 31, 2018

President Trump wants South Korea to pay more for the U.S. troops based there. The current agreement expires Monday as the negotiations continue.


As Civil War Appears To Be Reaching An End, U.N. Envoy Prepares To Leave Syria

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Another U.N. envoy ends his tenure, with no peace process in sight, though the war in Syria does seem to be grinding to a halt.


Trump Administration Announces New Plan To Promote U.S. Businesses In Africa

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Trump administration is trying to counter what it calls Russia and China's predatory practices in Africa and promote U.S. businesses instead through an initiative called "Prosper Africa."


Pompeo Warns That Iran's Missile Program Is 'Out Of Control'

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is warning the U.N. that Iran's missile program is "out of control." He's trying to build up more pressure on Iran, though some critics say that is a dangerous approach.


Heather Nauert Is Expected To Be Chosen As U.N. Ambassador

Friday, December 07, 2018

The White House is said to be nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next U.N. ambassador. She joined the State Department after working at Fox News as a reporter and host.


Trump Picks Heather Nauert, Former Fox News Anchor, As U.N. Ambassador

Thursday, December 06, 2018

From Fox & Friends to the State Department, and now possibly to the United Nations. President Trump says he will nominate the former journalist to be America's next U.N. ambassador.


Secretary Of State Pompeo Blasts Past U.S. Multilateralism, Defends 'America First'

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says many of the multilateral agreements and organizations built by the U.S. and its allies after WWII are failing, and the Trump administration is charting a new course for American leadership.


U.S. Investigators Conclude Violence Against Rohingya Muslims Amounts To Genocide

Monday, December 03, 2018

Human rights investigators, who helped gather information for a State Department report on Rohingya Muslims, say they found evidence of a genocide, but the State Department didn't go that far.


Trump Administration Appears To Be Lessening Push For Ceasefire In Yemen

Thursday, November 29, 2018

A month ago U.S. officials called for a ceasefire in Yemen — a country on the brink of famine under a Saudi-led offensive. But that call doesn't appear as strong, as Saudis try to take more ground.


Son Seeks Release Of Ailing 82-Year-Old Father Held Hostage In Iran

Monday, November 26, 2018

Former UNICEF official Baquer Namazi was detained in Iran nearly three years ago. His son is urging Tehran to let his 82-year-old father leave the country for medical treatment.