- Militant attacks abroad a diplomatic quandary for China's Xi Updated: Nov-25-15 1:01 am
BEIJING - The killings of Chinese citizens by Islamic militants in Syria and Mali place President Xi Jinping in a quandary: How can Beijing respond effectively without betraying its strict stance against intervention?
- Iran seeks revival of caviar industry in post-sanctions era Updated: Nov-24-15 12:43 pm
GOLDASHT, Iran - On the shores of the Caspian Sea, an ambitious project is underway to produce a pricey delicacy that could boost Iran's economy as sanctions ease: caviar.
- Bush and Clinton seek to grab leadership mantle after Paris Updated: Nov-20-15 3:41 am
WASHINGTON - In a presidential campaign that has suddenly shifted in focus to terrorism and security, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush both see opportunities to cast themselves as best prepared to be commander in chief in tumultuous times.
- Venezuela president orders review of US ties over spying Updated: Nov-19-15 6:49 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro said he will file a formal protest and review relations with Washington following a report of U.S. spying on Venezuela's state oil company, including intercepting calls and emails of ex-Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez.
- GOP candidate Carson cites common sense on foreign policy Updated: Nov-19-15 9:32 am
CINCINNATI - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is trying to brush aside questions about his readiness to deal with foreign policy issues, saying he has overseas experience and common sense.
- Eldridge calls for suspending Syrian refugee relocation Updated: Nov-18-15 7:16 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Democrat Conner Eldridge called Wednesday for suspending the resettlement of Syrian refugees, splitting with the White House as he faces an uphill bid for an Arkansas U.S. Senate seat.
- Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Updated: Nov-18-15 6:26 pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
- Adviser: Carson struggling with details on foreign policy Updated: Nov-18-15 10:46 am
Some advisers to Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson say he is struggling to grasp the complexities of foreign policy, his closest confidant said Tuesday, acknowledging their frustration while adding the political newcomer is making progress.
- US seeks validation of democratic reforms as Myanmar votes Updated: Nov-06-15 3:08 am
WASHINGTON - The United States is troubled by religious discrimination and the Myanmar military's grip on politics as the nation heads into landmark elections Sunday that are an acid test of its democratic reforms. But for the Obama administration, the question is no longer whether to engage the former pariah state. It's about how deep the relationship should be.
- AP-GfK Poll: Americans souring on Obama's Islamic State plan Updated: Nov-05-15 10:56 am
WASHINGTON - Americans are souring on President Barack Obama's approach to fighting the Islamic State, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that also found deep pessimism about U.S. prospects for success in Afghanistan and uncertainty about Obama's plan to leave thousands of troops there when he leaves office.
- AP-GfK Poll: Things to know about opinions on foreign policy Updated: Nov-05-15 3:19 am
WASHINGTON - Most Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's handling of foreign affairs, along with his handling of the war in Afghanistan and the threat posed by the Islamic State group, according to a recent Associated Press-GfK poll.
- How the AP-GfK poll on foreign policy was conducted Updated: Nov-05-15 3:18 am
The Associated Press-GfK poll on foreign policy was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications from Oct. 15-19. It is based on online interviews of 1,027 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.
- UN report: South Sudan rival sides expanding arms stockpiles Updated: Nov-04-15 8:14 pm
UNITED NATIONS - A United Nations panel of experts says both sides in South Sudan's conflict are expanding their weapons stockpiles and violating a peace deal. But the U.N. Security Council is not moving forward with the arms embargo and sanctions it has repeatedly threatened for such actions.
- Analysis: Russian goals in Syria defined by timing Updated: Nov-02-15 3:25 am
WASHINGTON - There's much speculation about Russian motives for intervening in Syria. The root answer lies in the timing.
- UN overwhelmingly condemns US embargo on Cuba Updated: Oct-27-15 12:41 pm
UNITED NATIONS - A U.N. resolution condemning the U.S. embargo against Cuba has won overwhelming approval, with only the United States and Israel voting against it.
- Analysis: Meetings and more meetings yield no Syria solution Updated: Oct-26-15 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Another meeting in another luxury hotel in another European city oozing with diplomatic history.
- Palestinian leader seeks EU help to ease crisis with Israel Updated: Oct-26-15 4:50 pm
BRUSSELS - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas came to European Union headquarters Monday to seek the bloc's help to de-escalate the crisis with Israel, which he blamed on policies and actions of the Israeli government.