In late September, Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., corralled 54 of his colleagues into asking President Obama for international negotiations toward ending the Syrian civil war -- and, reportedly, Obama is listening.
After more than 11 years of war in Afghanistan, a country known as "the graveyard of empires" for its inability to be conquered and held, the White House announced Tuesday that it will sit down with the Taliban and try to work things out with words instead of bombs.
The Iranian president has offered to negotiate personally with the United States over his country's nuclear program -- with one proviso.
Two days of discussion over Iran’s nuclear program ended in uncertainty Thursday, with Iran maintaining it has the right to enrich nuclear fuel and the lead negotiator for the European Union stating vaguely that “significant problems remain” with the Iranian position. Negotiations are set to resume in June.
President Obama has had it up to here with the preening and posturing of Republican "negotiators" who won't negotiate. Who could blame him?
In a confidential report released Friday, the International Atomic Energy Agency says it has received new information that suggests Iran may be trying to develop a nuclear-armed missile, marking a crucial point in the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the U.N.
Motivating by either a renewed hope for peace in the Middle East or a desire for political power, Israel's Labor Party has threatened to walk out of the country's coalition government unless serious negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis get under way in the coming weeks.