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Good evening I'm -- there the man who wants to be the president's top diplomat.
Stated his case to a friendly group of senators today John Kerry made it very clear he knows he'll have his hands full.
Just today North Korea has said it would conduct another nuclear test and suggested it intends to have missiles that can deliver warheads to the US.
The fighting in Syria intensified around the capital of Damascus today.
There is still a lot of mystery surrounding last week's hostage siege in Algeria.
France is ramping up its presence in the fight against Islamic terrorists in -- US tensions with Russia persist.
And the Middle East is still the Middle East.
That includes the Specter of a nuclear Iran and what Israel might do to stop it.
Chief national correspondent Mike Emanuel tells us tonight the easiest part for carrying will likely -- the confirmation process.
In a dangerous world -- Qaeda finding new places to operate the second term -- the Obama administration will face numerous foreign policy challenges.
Osama bin Laden in the documents that came out of about about.
Is quoted as urging his cohorts to go to other places.
To get away from the airplanes get away from the drones.
And he specifically.
Encouraged al-Qaeda to disperse.
And they did.
Center John Kerry's expected to be confirmed next week is America's top diplomat replacing his former senate colleague who introduced him.
Angel face multiple crises across the Middle East.
And every day that goes by Syria it gets worse.
Every day that goes -- if it gets worse so there is a it seems to me a very strong impetus that weeks.
We realize that the present policy is not succeeding.
And to look at other options to prevent what is going on for now 22 months and 60000 dead.
Republican senator Marco Rubio said the Obama policy on Syria has been so disorganized.
That when -- situation is resolved the people there will hate the US.
As Iran's best friend -- Grand Central station for terrorists all over the world I think it -- and our national interest.
To -- and opposition Foreman organize itself on Iran's nuclear program Kerry reiterated the administration's policies saying the clock is ticking on efforts to get the regime to comply.
We will do what we must do.
To prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and I repeat here today.
Our policy is not containment.
It is prevention if that doesn't work it could ultimately lead to military conflict.
One senator challenge carry on whether he supported the administration bombing Libya in 2011.
Without congressional approval to the the constitutionally doesn't give this kind of latitude to sometimes go to war.
And sometimes not go to war look you can be absolutist and applied to every circumstance the problem -- And it just doesn't work in some instances.
-- North Korea threatening conference confrontation with the US today Kerry suggested China could play a more constructive role.
Of course other secretaries of state of hope the same thing only to find Beijing an obstacle carries confirmation vote is expected next Tuesday -- Like -- a lot on the hill Mike thank you.
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