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About John Kerry

John Kerry is a US Democratic Senator. He has been a loyal supporter of US President Barack Obama.

Professional Biography

John Kerry has three decades of service on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He has a combat career experience in the Vietnam War.

Kerry played the role of a diplomatic troubleshooter for the White House in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Sudan.

Loyal Supporter of Barack Obama

John Kerry has been associated with Barack Obama since the early 2000s. At the 2004 Democratic National Convention that nominated him for president, Kerry gave the keynote speaking slot to Mr. Obama, then a little-known Illinois state senator. In early 2008, Kerry endorsed Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton. Kerry also helped Barack Obama prepare for the presidential debates against Mitt Romney in 2012.

On Indo-Pakistan relations

Kerry said that India has the right to expect Pakistan to take steps to shut down terrorist training camps on it soil. He felt Pakistan has to take on both Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Jaish-e-Muhammad, both of whom are being linked to November 08 terror attacks in Mumbai.

On December 21, 2012 President Obama has nominated John Kerry as the next U.S. Secretary of State. He is expected to receive the approval to succeed Hillary Clinton. Announcing the nomination President Obama said "In a sense, John’s entire life has prepared him for this role," He also praised Kerry for being immersed in every major foreign-policy debate in the last 30 years.

John Kerry in News

Morocco's King Mohammed VI Calls for Africa Development Plan, Action on Climate Change, Reaffirms Position on Western Sahara at United Nations General Assembly Meeting
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - October 01, 2015) - In a speech delivered on September 30 by Prince Moulay Rachid to the United Nations General Assembly meeting, Morocco's King Mohammed VI called on the UN and regional and international financial institutions "to draw up an action plan for economic transformation in Africa and provide steady resources to finance it."

Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit Against Secretary of State John Kerry to Force Action on Clinton Emails
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - May 28, 2015) - Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State John Kerry in the U.S

World's Largest Smart Glass Roof Debuts Today at the Opening of the World's Fair in Milan
MILAN, ITALY--(Marketwired - May 01, 2015) - Starting now through October 31, 2015, over 20 million people are expected to attend Expo Milano 2015 and can experience SPD-SmartGlass in the roof of the USA Pavilion of the World's Fair

UN Annual Resolution on Western Sahara Renews Call for Negotiated Political Solution to the Conflict
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 28, 2015) - Today, the United Nations once again renewed the mandate for MINURSO, its peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara, calling for "a just, lasting and mutually acceptable political solution to the conflict

Third US-Morocco Strategic Dialogue Concludes in Washington

Secretary Kerry, Moroccan Foreign Minister Mezouar to Co-Chair Third US-Morocco Strategic Dialogue April 9

King Mohammed VI Inaugurates International Imam Training Center in Rabat in Push to Promote Moderate Islam
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - March 27, 2015) - (MACP) - On Friday, March 27, Morocco's King Mohammed VI inaugurated the Mohammed VI Institute for the Training of Imams, Morchidines, and Morchidates in the capital, Rabat

Morocco Welcomes US Support on Western Sahara During Congressional Visit to Rabat
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - March 12, 2015) - A delegation of US congressmen led by Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Hal Rogers (R-KY) traveled to Rabat, Morocco on Tuesday for meetings with high-level Moroccan officials, including Minister Delegate to the Foreign Minister Mbarka Bouaida and Minister Delegate to the Interior Minister Charki Drais. During the visit, Ms

Minister Delegate of Foreign Affairs Mbarka Bouaida Leads Moroccan Delegation to White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - February 18, 2015) - Minister Delegate of Foreign Affairs Mbarka Bouaida is leading Morocco's delegation to the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, which opened yesterday with a roundtable discussion led by US Vice President Joe Biden.

Gutenberg Communications Supports U.S.- India Business Council as Communications Partner for U.S. President Barack Obama’s Historic Visit to India
Business Wire IndiaGutenberg Communications, a global, strategic communications firm offering public and investor relations services, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) to be its communications partner for the U.S

Major Tribal Organizations Push U.S. State Department to Act on Transboundary Mine Concerns
The largest tribal organizations in the Lower 48 and Alaska are backing efforts to protect key salmon rivers in Alaska/British Columbia (B.C.) threatened by large-scale mining developments in Canada.

High-Ranking Alaskans Call on U.S. State Department to Intervene with Canada over British Columbia Mine Threats
A broad coalition of Alaskans, including the state's bipartisan congressional delegation and some of its largest commercial fishing organizations, urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to intervene with Canada as large-scale mine developments in British Columbia (B.C.) near Alaska's southeast border rapidly advance. The request comes in the wake of the Mt. Polley mine disaster in B.C

International Organization in Micronesia Works with United Nations and European Union to Combat Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence
Over the past months the media has publicized awareness on human trafficking and sexual violence as displayed by public and political figures as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Angelina Jolie, a United Nations special envoy at the Global Summit End Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit in London earlier this month.

AAJA & NLGJA Hire Veteran Journalist Bobby Calvan as Reporter for the Heartland Project
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has hired Bobby Calvan, former national political reporter at the Boston Globe, as the reporter assigned to the Heartland Project, a joint initiative led by AAJA and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) to increase media coverage of minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in Nebraska.

State Department: Keystone XL Unlikely to Affect Canadian Oil Sand Extraction, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Keystone XL crude-oil pipeline cleared an important hurdle last Friday when the U.S. State Department (Washington, D.C.) issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the project, finding that its construction was unlikely to affect global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

AHF: Obama’s Trade Enforcement against India Threatens Lives, Goal of ‘AIDS Free Generation’
The long-running trade dispute between the US and India over intellectual property (IP) rights could leave millions of people without access to life-saving medications and cripple programs like the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the respected global AIDS treatment program.

Ex-Soviet Era Spy Chief Writes Landmark Book on "Disinformation"
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 25, 2013) -  The highest-ranking Soviet bloc intelligence official ever to defect to the West, Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa is at it again

Philanthropic Couple Takes Free Afridi Campaign to the Military
Underwriters MMRGlobal CEO Robert H. Lorsch and RHL Group President Kira Reed Lorsch today announced a "Free Afridi" campaign directed to the military and their families through Military Times. Dr. Shakil Afridi is the man who risked his life to verify the location of Osama bin Laden for the United States

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Stays at Cairo Luxury Hotel During Recent Visit
The Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino is no stranger to VIPs. Since its days as the historic Palace Al Gezirah, it has hosted everyone from celebrities to royalty. The ancient Egyptian palace was built by Khedive Ismail as a guest palace for the Suez Canal inauguration celebrations in 1869, well-known for housing European monarchs

Son of woman who dies at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen contacts former VP Dan Quayle of Cereberus Capital
The son of Helen Bousquet, Brian Evans, has contacted former Vice President Dan Quayle in what he calls his efforts to seek justice for his mother.Former Vice President Dan Quayle is an executive at Cereberus Capital Management, the private equity company that owns Steward Health Care System of Boston. Steward Health Care owns The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts

US Senator John Kerry aiding son whose mother died at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen
United States Senator John Kerry has forwarded a complaint ""directly"" to the Board of Medicine after her son, Brian Evans, complained about the treatment he believes caused her death

Board of Medicine complaint filed against Dr. Sharda Kaul by son of her patient, Helen Bousquet

Complaint filed with the Board of Medicine in Massachusetts against orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ronald Marvin

Complaint filed with the Board of Medicine in Massachusetts against cardiologist Dr. Sharda Kaul
The son of a woman who died following knee surgery has filed a complaint against Dr. Sharda Kaul, the general physician of Helen Marie Bousquet. The surgery took place at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts.Brian Evans has filed the complaint with the Massachusetts Board of Medicine, and an investigation has begun

State Senators to meet regarding knee surgery death at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts.
State senator and Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr and senator William Brownsberger have scheduled a meeting with the son of Helen Bousquet (http://www.helenbousquet.com) on November 13th, who died at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts on October 5th, 2012 following a routine knee surgery. It will be held at the State House in Boston

Helen Bousquet, Co-producer of "At Fenway" with William Shatner and Mother of Brian Evans, Dies at 62
Helen Bousquet, the energetic mother of entertainer Brian Evans, died on October 5th at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts following knee surgery.Bousquet, 62, began her career working at AT&T, but gave up that career to help her son, Brian Evans, pursue a career in the entertainment industry. A high school graduate, Mrs

Helen Bousquet, Co-producer of "At Fenway" with William Shatner and Mother of Brian Evans, Dies at 62

Nationwide High School Students Choose Obama for 2012 Presidential Election
High school students across the country took to the polls this month and chose President Barack Obama to serve another term as President of the United States in a nationwide mock election.

Obama vs. Romney -- Who's Winning the Story Wars?
Coming out of a bruising summer characterized almost entirely by negative attacks and a lack of focus on a compelling vision for the future, both presidential candidates used their convention speeches to -- finally -- declare the "story" they intend to tell and defend over the coming months.

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel to "Elect" a Candidate for a "Presidential" Vacation
As the nation prepares for the next race to the White House, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is making its own presidential headlines by giving one lucky guest and their family the opportunity to be treated like a president with their very own presidential vacation to this iconic Walt Disney World hotel.

Introducing Continuum Veterans Foundation
Continuum Veterans Foundation, a newly formed Massachusetts corporation that has applied for 501(c)(3) non-profit organization status, announced today that it will provide financial support to local and national non-profit organizations that are focused on helping veterans find jobs

Continuum Enhances Its Service Desk With Live 24 x 7 Coverage and CRM Integration
Continuum, a leading provider of remote monitoring and management (RMM) and business continuity solutions, announced today the expansion of its Service Desk offering to include live 24 x 7 end-user support and CRM Integration

In the Digital Age of Peer-to-Peer Engagement, What's Old Is New: Communicators Who Tell the Best Stories Will Win the Day
All communicators need to adapt to a new digital era, one based on audience engagement and peer-to-peer sharing, in which truth and positive values will reign over ad spending and volume. In the evolving digital world, messages are not broadcast: they are shared, much like oral traditions of the past

Astonfield Co-Chairman Sourabh Sen to Speak on Energy Infrastructure at Lux Executive Summit
Astonfield Co-Chairman Sourabh Sen will be a featured panelist at the seventh annual Lux Executive Summit in Boston on Wednesday, April 25, discussing renewable energy infrastructure in emerging markets.

Roundup: With gloves coming off: Obama campaign targets Romney's record on jobs
U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign ran an ad Thursday blasting rival Mitt Romney's jobs record during his time as governor of Massachusetts, calling into question Romney's ability to cut the nationwide jobless rate if elected.

Osama CIA doc conviction leaves Pak 'isolated' in corridors of power in Washington
The Obama administration has joined lawmakers in condemning the conviction of Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, who helped the CIA trace Osama Bin Laden, leaving Pakistan isolated in the corridors of power in the U.S. capital.

Pak Govt. wilting under U.S. pressure to re-open NATO supply routes: JI chief
Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader Syed Munawar Hasan has said the country's ruling leadership has succumbed to U.S. pressure and is getting impatient to reopen NATO supply routes.

Co-sponsor of Pakistan civilian aid act Lugar driven out of US Senate
Veteran U.S. Senator Richard Lugar, who was the co-sponsor of the contentious Kerry-Lugar-Bergman Act foreseeing 7.5 billion dollars in civilian aid to Pakistan over a five year period, will leave the Senate at the end of this year after facing electoral defeat at the hands of Richard Mourdock on Tuesday.

U.S. Senator Kerry not to visit Pakistan
U.S. Senator John Kerry's spokesperson Jodi Seth has rejected news reports regarding the senator's visit to Pakistan on President Obama's directive, claiming that no such visit is scheduled.

Obama will not apologise for NATO attack on Pak soldiers
The White House has said that US President Barack Obama will not formally apologise to Pakistan, at least for now, for the killings of 28 soldiers in the recent NATO attack.

Haqqani's "insights will be missed" following his resignation over memo row: John Kerry
Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, John Kerry, has expressed regret over the resignation of Pakistan's Ambassador to his country, Hussain Haqqani', insisting that his "insights will be missed."

Texan Republican McCaul leads '50 Richest Members of Congress' list
A new list of the 50 richest members of Congress has shown Texas Republican Representative Michael McCaul leading with a wealth of at least 294 million dollars.

Pak must end 'policy of exporting jihad' for sake of own survival: Editorial
Pakistan must stop following its four-decade-old policy of exporting jihad, which has only yielded diminishing returns for the country, an editorial in a Pakistani newspaper has said.

Real threat in the region emanates from Pakistan: Kerry
Now that the United States is set to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, it is time to focus on the real threat in the neighborhood- the one coming from Pakistan, US Senator John Kerry has said.

US, Pak reaffirm resolve to bolster bilateral cooperation
The United States and Pakistan have reaffirmed the resolve to bolster their bilateral cooperation and work closely in the fight against terrorism.

Shahzad's murder "blow to Pakistan's fragile democracy": John Kerry
The brutal killing of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad is "a blow to Pakistan's fragile democracy", US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry has said.

Tension with India fuels risks of extremists seizing Pak's nuclear arms, US Senate told
An escalation in Indo-Pak tensions can allow extremists to seize Pakistan's nuclear arms because Islamabad mates its weapons with the delivery system only during a crisis, the US Senate has been told.

Pakistan can bring Haqqani terror group to negotiating table if US asks so: Experts
Pakistan can and will like to bring the Haqqani network to the negotiating table if the United States asks it to do so, experts have told the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

LeT, JeM attacks "risk sparking war between nuclear-armed India, Pakistan": Kerry
US Senator John Kerry has said that another major terrorist attack in India by the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has the potential to destabilise South Asia.

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