Secretary of State on Townhall

Washington, D.C. - Tue Apr 9

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Netanyahu also made points about the current situations in Syria and Iran. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Tue Mar 26

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai made a show of rare, recent unity between their two nations on Monday, as the U.S. military ceded control of its last detention facility in Afghanistan. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Mon Mar 25

Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Iraq Sunday. He met with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, saying Iraq shouldn't allow Iran to use its airspace to ship weapons and fighters to Syria. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Wed Feb 27

Secretary of State John Kerry was barely off the plane in Germany before he embarrassed himself—and all of us—with what is perhaps the worst defense of religious freedom ever offered. Kerry, the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for president in 2004, said the United States protects religious freedom because: “In America , you have right to be stupid.” ... more

Washington, D.C. - Tue Feb 26

In his first official overseas tour, Secretary of State John Kerry urged students to be tolerant of all views, even if they are unpopular or offensive. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Thu Feb 21

Secretary of State John Kerry says the greatest challenge to U.S. foreign policy is not emerging China or Middle East instability. It's Congress. He calls the budget impasse a threat. ... more

02/20/2013 - Wed Feb 20

John Kerry during his first foreign policy speech since being confirmed as Secretary of State addressed the global threat of climate change. ... more

Rich Galen - Mon Feb 4

I am in Morocco with Mullpal Peter Fenn as a bipartisan team to meet with and help train young people in and out of the Moroccan government on communication strategies. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Sun Feb 3

HILLARY CLINTON STEPPED DOWN after four years as secretary of state amid swathes of flattery excessive even by Washington's sycophantic standards. ... more

Suzanne Fields - Fri Feb 1

Hillary Clinton got an early Valentine from President Obama, leaving Joe Biden to celebrate Groundhog Day alone. Perhaps the Veep sees a shadow already (you can't blame him for looking over his shoulder), and he'll burrow underground. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Wed Jan 30

Hillary Clinton finally faced down her critics on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last week. She fired back at Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) when he tried to get her to acknowledge that the entire story of an anti-Islamic video inflaming mobs who then murdered Amb. Chris Stevens and three other brave Americans in Libya had been, to put it charitably, wholly unsubstantiated. All along, Hillary had acted as if this was someone else’s issue. She was, after all, the Secretary of State who gets “1.43 million cables come into my office” a week. They’re all addressed to me, she petulantly shot back. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Wed Jan 30

The Senate has confirmed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry as the next secretary of state. The vote was 94-3. Once sworn-in, Kerry will replace Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is stepping down after four years. ... more

Terry Jeffrey - Wed Jan 16

Next week, four months after terrorists killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will finally testify in congressional committees about what happened that day. ... more

Diana West - Fri Jan 4

Americans, Gallup tells us, admire Hillary Clinton more than any other woman in the world -- again. This latest accolade marks the 17th time Gallup has found Clinton to be the Most Admired Woman (MAW?) since she became first lady nearly 20 years ago. Only Eleanor Roosevelt (13 MAWs) comes close. Only Mother Teresa (1995 and 1996) and Laura Bush (2001) have interrupted Clinton's winning streak, and even then, Clinton came in second. ... more