The senior Senator from Massachusetts is poised to succeed Hillary Clinton in Foggy Bottom.
U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford told reporters on Thursday that he can imagine a day when the U.S. arms the Syrian opposition.
With their powers of persuasion fading in Congress, second-term U.S. Presidents often look abroad to cement their legacies.
Tensions are still running high in the Middle East, and the potential for hostilities to reignite in the coming weeks remains
U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice has emerged as a high-risk, high-reward contender for the role of Secretary of State in President Obama’s second term
Why some experts fear the Egyptian territory–now a playground of smugglers and terrorists–may be help trigger broader conflict.
The committee’s top Republican says it will hold hearings during the lame duck session into whether Petraeus’s biographer, Paula Broadwell, was given classified information
Republicans keep the upper hand in the lower chamber
For the first time in three election cycles, 2012 doesn’t look to be a wave year for either party. Democrats are likely to retain control of the Senate while Republicans hang on to the House. It’s the size of the margin of control–now 3 seats in the Senate and 22 in the House–that’s worth watching on election night. But that doesn’t
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday announced the U.S. would be shifting allegiances in Syria after nearly two years of trying to empower the Paris-based Syrian National Council made up of mostly Syrians in exile.