John Kerry

Syria, Interrupted Game Change

Syria, Interrupted Game Change

January 26, 2017
The recapture of Aleppo by the Syrian Arab Army and its allies marks a turning point not only in the conflict in Syria, but also in the dynamic of international conflict. For the first time since the …
In ‘Peace Initiative,’ Kerry Demands Yemen’s Houthis Surrender and Disarm

In ‘Peace Initiative,’ Kerry Demands Yemen’s Houthis Surrender and Disarm

August 28, 2016
Jeddah, Secretary of State John Kerry announced a deal with Saudi Arabia on a new “peace initiative” related to the ongoing Saudi invasion of Yemen. As with all previous such initiatives, Kerry’s statement laying out the plan demanded that the Shi’ite Houthis, who the Saudis are fighting, must immediately surrender all territory and unilaterally disarm before being allowed to participate in any talks.