As Russian troops move into Ukraine, Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bliech, a leader of New York City’s Ukrainian-American community and chief rabbi of Ukraine, is sounding the alarm.
Warning that it was “on the brink of disaster,” Ukraine put its military on high alert Sunday and appealed for international help to avoid what it feared was the possibility of an invasion by Russia.
Protests, which included a nearly naked man wearing a Barack Obama mask, caused safety concerns at the U.S. Embassy where demonstrators were irate over the arrest and strip search of a an Indian diplomat in New York.
There’s mixed reaction to the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran, and Sen. Charles Schumer has joined the chorus of critics.
Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.
President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime.
Critics expressed their skepticism Monday at a rally across First Avenue from the United Nations headquarters, where world leaders are converging for this week’s General Assembly.
John Kerry and Russia’s foreign minister announced they have agreed upon the framework for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken his case against U.S. military intervention in Syria directly to the American people.
In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” Syrian President Bashar Assad says, “You should expect everything.”
The United States moved one step closer to launching military action against Syria on Wednesday.
In a series of interviews on the Sunday news shows, Secretary of State John Kerry said the case for intervention in Syria’s 2 1/2-year civil war was strengthening each day and that he expected American lawmakers to recognize the need for action when the “credibility of the United States is on the line.”
Secretary of State John Kerry appointed a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that begin Monday evening in Washington.
President Barack Obama was briefed for an hour Friday morning on the developments in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have had a number of meetings at the White House, including some that were quite tense. But as early as next month Obama will meet Netanyahu on his home court.