John Forbes Kerry is an American diplomat and Democratic Party politician. Born in 1943, he started his political career in the early 1970s.
Before John Kerry became the 68th and US Secretary of State, he served in the Senate, where he chaired the Committee on Foreign Relations. Kerry was the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in the 2004 presidential election, losing to Republican incumbent George W. Bush. This page is a compilation of all DW Content related to John Kerry.
The Obama administration's long-running frustration with Israel has resulted in a rebuke from the UN and an impassioned speech from Secretary of State John Kerry. But why now, when Obama's term is coming to an end?
The US Secretary of State will on Wednesday outline fresh plans for an Israel-Palestinian peace process. Israel has accused the US of orchestrating Friday's UN Security Council resolution decrying its settlement program.