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'Murder on the high seas': Sinking of the Lusitania ended U.S. neutrality

...that the Lusitania was carrying 4,200 crates of explosives, which it considered illegal.In fact, the German foreign minister noted that in the days before the Lusitania's sailing, advertisements in New York papers had warned passengers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-10/murder-high-seas
Important questions linger over nuclear deal with Iran

On April 2, the European Union high representative and the Iranian foreign minister issued a joint statement highlighting an agreement on the key "Parameters of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-19/important-questi
Nothing to cheer about

...program.That should be clue No. 1 the Obama administration-crafted deal is a bad one.Clue No. 2: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called the tentative agreement a "win-win outcome."Clue No. 3: Even France said we should have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-04/nothing-cheer-about
Cotton rubs them raw

...sanction-free and nuclear weapons-capable within a decade.You know the GOP is on the right track when Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismisses the letter as a "propaganda ploy."It was a ploy alright ? a ploy to draw attention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-13/cotton-rubs-them-raw
Pope's new cardinals are far-flung, value ministry

...conclave.Only one Vatican official is getting a red hat. Cardinal-designate Dominique Mamberti was the Vatican's foreign minister before replacing the hard-line Cardinal Raymond Burke as the Vatican's top judge.With the pope's new choices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-13/popes-new-cardinals-are-
Drone stirs up political tension in Serbia

...issue for the U.N. Security Council," Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said, referring to the capitals of Albania...of "the carefully planned incident."Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati, meanwhile, strongly denounced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-15/drone-stirs-political-tension-ser
Pilgrims gather in Bethlehem

...nian Pres i dent Mah moud Abbas; the Euro pean Union's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ash ton; and Jor danian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh were among the dignitaries in attendance.In his homily, Twal addressed Abbas, telling the president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-24/pilgrims-gather-bethlehem
Somber nation marks 50th anniversary of JFK death

...garden of the embassy to remember the first Irish-American to become leader of the free world.Together with Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore and embassy staff, they observed a moment of silence and laid wreaths from the Irish and American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-23/somber-nation-marks-50th-anniversar
White House says Russia must deliver on Syrian diplomacy

...said he was concerned that the Russian plan could be a "rope-a-dope" delaying tactic.Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone in advance of their meeting in Geneva today. "They discussed the outlines of the schedule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-09-11/white-house-says-russia-must-delive
US, Russians reach Syria deal

...the Assad government fails to comply. The deal, announced by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva, includes what Kerry called "a shared assessment" of the weapons stockpile, and a timetable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-09-14/us-russians-reach-syria-deal