Patty Culhane

Patty Culhane

Patty Culhane joined Al Jazeera in 2009 and is now the correspondent at the state and defence departments. Before joining she worked as a correspondent for MSNBC covering the Bush administration. She has been a journalist for 17 years, working in Iowa, Illinois and Norfolk, Virginia where she covered the US military, travelling extensively through the Middle East covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

US & Canada

US Senator Al Franken accused of sexual harassment

After Senator Al Franken became the latest of a series of high-profile Americans to face allegations of sexual misconduct, President Donald Trump lashed out at Franken's actions.

US Senator Al Franken accused of sexual harassment

US & Canada

US lawmakers discuss sexual harassment in Congress

Two American congresswomen are sharing stories of widespread sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. They've testified before a House Administration Committee.

US lawmakers discuss sexual harassment in Congress

Politics

US calls for calm in escalating Saudi-Lebanon crisis

The United States is urging all parties to respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

US calls for calm in escalating Saudi-Lebanon crisis

US & Canada

Gun control still not on agenda after Sutherland Springs

US President Donald Trump and his congressional allies don't view 'guns' as the issue after the latest mass shooting at a Texas church.

Gun control still not on agenda after Sutherland Springs

United States

Rex Tillerson emphasises importance of US-India partnership

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is now in India. It's the latest stop on a tour that has taken him to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan.

Rex Tillerson emphasises importance of US-India partnership

Middle East

Rex Tillerson visits Saudi Arabia for talks to end Gulf crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has landed in Saudi Arabia for his second attempt at ending the Gulf crisis.

Rex Tillerson visits Saudi Arabia for talks to end Gulf crisis

US & Canada

US: Rex Tillerson refutes claims he considered resigning

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has denied ever considering quitting his role as the country's top diplomat.

US: Rex Tillerson refutes claims he considered resigning

Middle East

Trump administration divided over Iran nuclear deal

More evidence is emerging of divisions at the top level of the US government over the Iran nuclear deal.

Trump administration divided over Iran nuclear deal

Middle East

Trump appears poised to dismantle Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump's administration has given another indication it intends to dismantle the Iran nuclear deal, a landmark agreement reached under former President Barack Obama.

Trump appears poised to dismantle Iran nuclear deal

US & Canada

Trump era: Signs of a divided cabinet in a divided country

There are reports that President Donald Trump is growing increasingly unhappy with his secretary of state. Over the weekend, Rex Tillerson appeared to be publicly rebuking his boss on television.

Trump era: Signs of a divided cabinet in a divided country

Middle East

Gulf crisis: US steps up efforts to try and resolve dispute

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has asked two officials, including retired general and former Middle East envoy Anthony Zinni, to work on ending the Gulf diplomatic crisis.

Gulf crisis: US steps up efforts to try and resolve dispute

Asia

Trump weighs US options in Afghanistan

It is the longest war ever fought by the United States and many doubt that plans to add more US troops in the fight against Taliban fighters would bring real change.

Trump weighs US options in Afghanistan