U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on November 8 to join in the ongoing talks between the so-called P5+1 nations and Iran. The talks — where the United States is represented by Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman —are intended to resolve differences between the Western powers and the Middle Eastern nation concerning Iran’s nuclear fuel enrichment program.



In an October 11 speech delivered before the Values Voters Summit in Washington, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) promised to tell his audience “about a war the mainstream media is ignoring.” Continuing, Paul said: “From Boston to Zanzibar, there is a worldwide war on Christianity.”

Drone operators are reporting that they are sensing psychological ill effects of carrying out the president's kill orders.

Saudi National Security Council head Prince Bandar bin Sultan has predicted that Saudi Arabia will make a “major shift” in relations with the United States to protest what Saudis regard as American inaction over Syria's civil war, among other factors.

The heads of Germany and France have united in calling for a new intelligence relationship with the United States after allegations of surveillance surfaced in a Snowden document.