Jo Biddle

Kerry’s year of diplomatic dangers

Kerry’s year of diplomatic dangers

WASHINGTON: The trouble with setting ambitious deadlines, especially in the unpredictable world of high-stakes... Published 09 Jan, 2015 06:49am

Kerry making his mark in diplomacy

WASHINGTON: Is John Kerry another Henry Kissinger or James Baker? Both are recognised as greats of American ... Published 03 Feb, 2014 07:35am

Israel won’t allow Iran to make N-weapon: Barak

WASHINGTON: Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak warned Iran on Sunday that Israel would never allow Iranian leaders to develop a nuclear weapon, as he addressed a powerful US-Israel lobby. Published 05 Mar, 2013 02:34am

Turkey attack overshadows Clinton’s last day

WASHINGTON: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton bade farewell to her staff on Friday on her final day as America’s top diplomat that was marred by the latest in a series of attacks on US missions. Published 02 Feb, 2013 11:25pm

How United States president is elected

WASHINGTON: It’s an oft overlooked fact that when Americans enter the privacy of the polling booth on Nov 4, they... Published 03 Nov, 2008 12:00am

Beckett’s 100th birthday observed

PARIS: In a scene which might have appealed to Samuel Beckett’s sense of the absurd, French and Irish fans marked ... Published 14 Apr, 2006 12:00am