Little optimism ahead of Syrian peace talks – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAMMAN, Jordan—A peace conference aimed at a breakthrough in Syria that begins Wednesday in Switzerland is a study in low expectations, say Syrian rebels and the Syrian regime. “There…

Kerry: ‘No Boots On The Ground’ in Iraq – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaThe top U.S. diplomat says the United States supports Iraq as it battles against al-Qaida militants who have taken control of a town in Anbar province. However, John…