John Kerry for president … of Afghanistan?

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Secretary of State John Kerry was hailed as a hero in Afghanistan on Monday after he helped end a paralyzing presidential election impasse that had raised fears the country would once again tip into civil war.

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Hot Seat: Kerry agrees to testify on Benghazi attack

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Department says Kerry’s testimony “would remove any need for the Secretary to appear before the Select Committee to answer additional questions.”

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John Kerry to Ann Curry: I Would Let My Daughter Go to Sochi Olympics

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Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that Americans attending the Winter Olympics in Sochi should be “vigilant,” but he would let his own daughter go despite security concerns.

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Nukes pact near? Kerry, other top leaders huddle in Geneva in bid to seal Iran deal

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In the strongest sign yet that the first phase of a nuclear deal with Iran may be near, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three of his counterparts gather in Switzerland.

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Kerry: Security Council must be prepared to act on chemical weapons

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Speaking ahead of the General Assembly of the United Nations next week, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the Security Council must be prepared to act to rid the world of Syria’s chemical weapons.

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Kerry says failing to strike Syria will feed rebel extremism

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Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that if the United States fails to punish Syria for using chemical weapons, extremist rebels could hijack the opposition and turn the civil war into a brutal free-for-all.

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Kerry: Obama has timeline for ending Pakistan drone strikes ‘very, very soon’

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Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that President Obama has a timeline for ending drone strikes in Pakistan, and “we hope it’s going to be very, very soon.”

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Kerry says Israel, Palestinians laid groundwork for new peace talks

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Secretary of State John Kerry announced Friday that Israel and the Palestinians have laid the groundwork to resume stalled peace talks.

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Teresa Heinz Kerry hospitalized in Nantucket

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Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of Secretary of State John Kerry, has been flown to Boston for further medical treatment after being taken by ambulance from the couple’s Nantucket, Mass., home to a hospital on Sunday afternoon, sources close to the family told NBC News.

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Kerry: ‘China is the lifeline to North Korea’

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As North Koreans celebrated founding of its ruling dynasty, Secretary of State John Kerry, in an interview with NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell, calls on China to do more to help resolve the missile crisis.

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Kerry in Japan: US ready to ‘reach out’ to North Korea

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After weeks of increasingly hostile rhetoric, the U.S. is ready to “reach out” to North Korea’s leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry said in Japan on Sunday.

The Obama administration is just waiting for the right moment.

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China agrees to help US rid North Korea of nuclear capability

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Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s top diplomat on Saturday reiterated the two countries’ commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in a peaceful manner.

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This is a ‘critical time’, Kerry tells China president amid North Korea tensions

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BEIJING — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met China’s top leaders on Saturday in a bid to persuade them to exert pressure on North Korea to scale back its belligerent rhetoric and, eventually, return to nuclear talks.

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Kerry to N. Korea: We will ‘defend our allies’

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In Seoul, secretary of state says a North Korean missile launch would be a “huge mistake” and reiterated that the United States would defend its allies if necessary.

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Kerry follows Obama’s 5 percent example, others haven’t yet

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In solidarity with government employees facing the effects of the mandatory budget cuts under sequestration, Secretary of State John Kerry will follow President Obama’s lead and give 5 percent of his government salary to a charity that benefits State Department employees, spokeswoman Victoria Nuland announced today.

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