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British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond speaks to Asharq Al-Awsat at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Asharq Al-Awsat/James Hanna)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Since becoming the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary on July 15, 2014, Philip Hammond has had to deal with a series of crises, from Ukraine to Syria. However, he and his counterparts from the United Nations’ Security Council and Germany are...
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US Secretary of State John Kerry answers a question after his meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir at the Department of State in Washington, DC, on July 16, 2015. (AFP Photo/Mladen Antonov)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Next month, US Secretary of State John Kerry will head to the Qatari capital Doha to assure the US’s Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) partners regarding the nuclear deal with Iran. As Tehran continues its support for groups such as Hezbollah in...
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US President Barack Obama arrives to speak at an event recognizing emerging global entrepreneurs at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 11, 2015. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)
Washington, DC, Asharq Al-Awsat—When he receives leaders and officials from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at the White House on Wednesday and at Camp David on Thursday, US President Barack Obama will be keen to solidify his country’s historic alliance with the...
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US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power attends the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria in Bayan Palace March 31, 2015. (Reuters/Stephanie McGehee)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—As the Syrian crisis enters its fifth year, US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power does not hide the extent of her frustration regarding the UN Security Council’s failure to address the ongoing crisis. She is audibly angry as she describes the...
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Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown speaks to Asharq Al-Awsat. (Asharq Al-Awsat/James Hanna)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Since leaving 10 Downing Street in May 2010, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has sought to put his political experience and financial know-how to use in issues that he championed while in office. His appointment in July 2012 as UN...