Hillary Clinton will step down as U.S. Secretary of State within ‘days’ of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in January, her spokesman said today.
Her long-respected departure is expected by most Democrats to be a prelude for a White House run in 2016, when she will be 69.
The top candidate to replace her is believed to be Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the [...]
The United States faces a brewing battle over who will lead theWorld Bank as one of its reported candidates ruled the job out and insurgent candidate Jeffrey Sachs won developing country support.
With the March 23 deadline looming for nominations to succeed president Robert Zoellick, Washington — which has always put an American at the helm — had narrowed the field to three, according to a source close to the Bank.
The administration of President Barack Obama is [...]
Pakistan allowed Chinese military engineers to photograph and take samples from the top-secret stealth helicopter that US special forces left behind when they killed Osama bin Laden, the Financial Times has learnt.
The action is the latest incident to underscore the increasingly complicated relationship and lack of trust between Islamabad and Washington following the raid.
“The US now has information that Pakistan, particularly the ISI, gave access [...]
Washington (CNN) – As the U.S. military campaign in Libya approaches the 60-day mark this Friday, six Republican senators wrote President Obama asking if he will comply with the War Powers Act, which says Congress must authorize action that lasts more than 60 days.
“Friday is the final day of the statutory sixty-day period for you to terminate the use of the United States Armed Forces [...]
Pakistan hasn’t given the U.S. access to three of Osama bin Laden’s widows or other information collected following last week’s operation in Pakistan, creating more questions about the country’s role in hiding the late al- Qaeda leader.
National Security Adviser Tom Donilon said the U.S. has requested — and not yet received — access to three of bin Laden’s wives and additional materials recovered by the Pakistanis after the raid in [...]