Iraq Wins Pledge Of Military Support Against IS Militants

Iraq Wins Pledge Of Military Support Against IS Militants

Paris (AFP) -- The world's top diplomats pledged Monday to support Iraq in its fight against Islamic State militants by "any means necessary", including "appropriate military assi ...

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U.S. Presses Arabs For Support As Obama Vows To Hit ISIS

U.S. Presses Arabs For Support As Obama Vows To Hit ISIS

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) - Secretary of State John Kerry pressed key Arab states Thursday to support an expanded American military campaign against Islamic State jihadists incl ...

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The New Politics Of Foreign Policy

The New Politics Of Foreign Policy

WASHINGTON -- Over the last decade, the views of Americans on foreign policy have swung sharply from support for intervention to a profound mistrust of any military engagement ove ...

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Kerry Holds Iraq Talks On U.S. Strategy Against Jihadists

Kerry Holds Iraq Talks On U.S. Strategy Against Jihadists

Baghdad (AFP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with Iraq's new leaders Wednesday on their role in a long-awaited strategy against Islamic State jihadists to be unv ...

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Kerry To Make Trip To Build Coalition Against Islamic State

Kerry To Make Trip To Build Coalition Against Islamic State

Washington (AFP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is to set off Tuesday on a trip to Jordan and Saudi Arabia as part of efforts to build an international coalition to counter Isla ...

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Kerry Presses Asia On Democracy, Human Rights

Kerry Presses Asia On Democracy, Human Rights

Honolulu (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged China and other Asian countries to bolster democracy and human rights in a region at the top of America's agenda. "The Un ...

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Australia, United States Appalled At Decapitated Head Photo

Australia, United States Appalled At Decapitated Head Photo

By Martin Parry Sydney (AFP) -- A shocking image of what is believed to be the young son of an Australian man holding a decapitated head in Syria shows how barbaric the Islamic St ...

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Kerry Announces 72-Hour Ceasefire In Gaza

Kerry Announces 72-Hour Ceasefire In Gaza

New Delhi (AFP) - Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said early Friday. Kerry said that the two sides wou ...

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Kerry Pushes Truce Efforts As Gaza Toll Tops 740

Kerry Pushes Truce Efforts As Gaza Toll Tops 740

Jerusalem (AFP) - Washington's top diplomat John Kerry Thursday pressed efforts to end bloodshed in Gaza, reaching out to allies of Hamas as the Islamist movement's war with Israe ...

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