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N. Korea Picks on Kerry's ... Jaw

So nanny nanny boo boo, dumb Americans and your military drills

(Newser) - North Korea is upset with America for staging an "invasion rehearsal" (read: military drills) with South Korea, so naturally it gracefully and diplomatically ... No. It diplomatically did nothing. Instead, Pyongyang opted for playground antics, blasting Secretary of State John Kerry as a "wolf donning the mask of sheep"... More »

Obama's 5-Step Foreign Policy Plan

(Newser) - President Obama is several months into a second campaign: a bid to win the world’s approval. But what shapes his foreign policy? Michael Scherer outlines five key parts for Time:
  • Pull from personal history: Obama has been pushing stories of his Indonesian childhood and Kenyan grandfather while overseas, and
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Obama to Visit Ghana in July

(Newser) - Barack Obama will visit Ghana in July to hold bilateral talks with President John Atta Mills, Ghana Business News reports. The talks will focus on “strengthening the fraternal relationships” between the US and Ghana, according to a Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It will be Obama’s first... More »

Don't Cry for Prez Hopeful 'Queen Cristina'

Argentine first lady holds huge lead in race for hubby's job

(Newser) - As Hillary Clinton makes a run for the White House, another first lady seeks to take the reins directly from her husband's hands. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, a senator widely dubbed "Queen Cristina," enjoys a 25-point lead over her closest rival in next month's election. The Kirchners... More »

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