Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.

U.S. Gets Stern With Israel

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Clinton Outlines U.S. Roles In Mexico's Drug War

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington on Monday. She reiterated U.S. support for Israel but also repeated criticism of Israel's announced plans to build more homes in east Jerusalem, an area that the Palestinians hope will be part of a new Palestinian state. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Clinton: Israel's Building Plans Imperil Peace

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Clinton To Address AIPAC Conference

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Nerves Raw, U.S., Israel Open Conference

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Israeli police detain a left-wing Israeli activist during a protest Friday in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah against Israeli settlements and occupation. The protest came after Israel announced controversial plans to build new homes for Jews. Alessio Romenzi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As U.S.-Israel Relations Sink, Who Will Blink First?

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Afghan National Police Col. Shafiqa Quraishi addresses the crowd during the International Women's Day ceremony at the Interior Ministry in Kabul on March 4. Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr./U.S. Air Force photo courtesy of isafmedia via Flickr hide caption

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Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr./U.S. Air Force photo courtesy of isafmedia via Flickr

Afghan Women Wary Of Overtures To Taliban

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Papandreou To Ask Obama To Support Debt Plan

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Ethiopia-Born Businessman Runs U.S. Aid Program

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Iran Tops Secretary Clinton's Crowded Agenda

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IAEA: Iran May Be Working On Nuclear Warhead

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Obama Meets Dalai Lama

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Iran Takes Next Step In Uranium Enrichment

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Karzai Sets Plans To Woo Taliban, Fight Corruption

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World Leaders Committed To Long Haul In Yemen

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