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Latest John Kerry Items
The Obama administration was poised for a victory on one of its top foreign policy goals Thursday as a Senate panel appeared likely to recommend approval of a U.S.-Russia nuclear arms control treaty with a bipartisan majority.
President Obama is pushing the Senate to ratify a treaty that would undermine American security: the New START treaty ("Lugar adds GOP caveats to START," Page 1, Tuesday).
The Senate should put off its final vote on a landmark nuclear arms control treaty until after the November midterm elections, Sen. John Kerry said Tuesday.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told lawmakers Wednesday he expects Russia to abide by a new nuclear arms treaty, but Russia's not doing so could wreck chances for future agreements.
If a medical doctor prescribed a treatment for a patient that only worked in theory, and the patient did not get better, the doctor could rightly be sued for medical malpractice if tried-and-true cures were known. When members of Congress and a president engage in economic malpractice, the patient's (i.e., the American public's) only recourse is to vote them out of office.
Let's take the really bad news first. Not only did it stink, but the Obama administration, which should lambast this kind of thing, held its nose and instead ramped up its ongoing courtship of Hanoi as a hedge against China
Islamist terrorists may exploit the chaos and misery caused by the floods in Pakistan to gain new recruits, the country's president warned Thursday — remarks echoed by a leading U.S. senator who said America would stand by its vital wartime ally during the crisis.
When the Founding Fathers issued the Declaration of Independence, they proclaimed: "Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed." Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat, and Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut independent, have made it clear that they are willing to operate without such authority in order to pass their "cap-and-trade" energy-tax legislation. For the sake of our representative government, they must be stopped.
Sen. John Kerry told Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday that his efforts to stop corruption are crucial if he wants to retain the support of U.S. taxpayers at a time when more American troops are dying in the war.