US President Barack Obama handed John Kerry his dream job this week, nominating him for the post of secretary of state. But even if he was Obama's "perfect choice" Kerry will need to call on all his diplomatic skills for the tasks that lie ahead.
Veteran lawmaker John Kerry, who lost the 2004 presidential election to George W Bush, has finally landed a job he has long coveted.
'I am very proud to announce my choice for America’s next secretary of state, John Kerry.'
John Kerry was attacked for his French connections during 2004 presidential campaign
Date created : 2012-12-22