- US ups security aid to SE Asia, criticizes China Updated: Dec-16-13 2:27 pm
- In Vietnam, Kerry takes on a new enemy Updated: Dec-15-13 6:22 am
- Kerry headed to Mideast, Asia Updated: Dec-09-13 9:41 pm
HANOI, Vietnam - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered harsh words for China and new maritime security assistance for Southeast Asia on Monday to bolster countries facing growing Chinese assertiveness in a region where the two world powers are jockeying for influence.
KIEN VANG, Vietnam - Along the winding muddy waters of the Mekong Delta where he once patrolled for communist insurgents on a naval gunboat, Secretary of State John Kerry turned his sights Sunday on a new enemy: climate change.
WASHINGTON - John Kerry leaves Wednesday on his ninth trip to the Mideast as Secretary of State to resume talks with Israel and the Palestinians aimed at crafting a final status agreement to end the decades-long conflict.