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Hagel Nomination Draws Reaction from Israel, Iran

Posted January 8th, 2013 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama’s nominee for his next defense secretary has caused jitters in Israel and hope in Iran for “practical changes.” The speaker of Israel’s parliament, Reuven Rivlin, says he is “worried” about the nomination of former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel because of his stance toward Israel. But Rivlin added that ties between Israel and […]

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Obama Nominates John Kerry for Top US Diplomatic Post

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama has nominated Senator John Kerry to be the next secretary of state. At the White House Friday, President Obama praised Kerry as the “perfect” choice to guide American diplomacy in the years ahead. He said Kerry has earned the trust and respect of his Senate colleagues and leaders around the world through […]

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Obama to Nominate John Kerry for Top Diplomatic Post

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Senior officials say U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Senator John Kerry to take over as Secretary as State. Administration officials, requesting anonymity, say Mr. Obama will make the nomination official later Friday. Kerry, a Democrat from Massachusetts has served as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and has traveled on behalf of President […]

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