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.
Few delegates at the Munich Security Conference showed up to discuss climate change. But those that did were reminded that the current collapse of the Earth's ecosystems is already causing conflict and mass migration.
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.