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Ukraine Diplomatic Deal: Necessary Next Steps

Michael Shank | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Michael Shank

Beyond economic aid to Ukraine and other Eastern European nations, we have identified four overarching themes that should be reinforced and reaffirmed by Congress and the administration.

From Tasmanian Devils to Komodo Dragons: 6 Toothy Customers -- Beware of Jaws on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

OK, this is not the great white shark of movie fame, just a random, by no means exhaustive, look at some of the many other toothy customers out there ...

Falklands Vote 99.8 Percent To Stay British

AP | PAUL BYRNE | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

STANLEY, Falkland Islands -- An overwhelming 99.8 percent of Falkland Islands voters have backed keeping their government just the way it is: a Britis...

British Tabloid Pens Intense Editorial

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media

* Sun letter to the editor new salvo in diplomatic battle * Britain retained the islands 1982 Falklands War * Oil explor...

PHOTOS: 8 Adventures In The Falklands

Rachel Dickinson | Posted 06.17.2012 | Travel
Rachel Dickinson

This seemingly barren archipelago in the South Atlantic, 300 miles east of the tip of South America, is a cross between Scotland's Outer Hebrides and the rocky interior of Iceland.

PHOTOS: Revisiting War In The Falkland Islands

Rachel Dickinson | Posted 06.03.2012 | Travel
Rachel Dickinson

The more I got to know Stanley -- and the Falkland Islands -- the more I was convinced that I was looking at a place more British than Britain.

Argentina To Sue Over Controversial Territory

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green

* Argentina aims to stop drilling, engage Britain in talks * UK says it supports islanders' right to develop oil sector ...

Sean Penn Takes On Prince William

AP | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Sean Penn is accusing British media of pushing for war instead of diplomacy to resolve the United Kingdom's dispute with A...

Falkland Islands Criticized Over Refusal To Let Cruise Ship Dock

AP | By MARIA CHENG and MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 01.17.2012 | Travel

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The Falkland Islands came under further criticism Tuesday for refusing to allow a cruise ship with an outbreak of stomach f...

Shooting From the Heart -- Daisy Gilardini's Wildlife Photography (VIDEO)

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Crandell

2011-03-03-crandell.jpgGilardini has a remarkable ability to establish a visual intimacy with the animals she photographs.

What You Need to Know About Antarctica

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I have just returned from Antarctica, the loneliest, driest, most desolate place in the world. The only way to get there is by ship. So why go?

There is Nothing to Discuss on the Falklands' Sovereignty

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

Last week saw the largest anti-British protest in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires since the Falklands War in 1982. Thousands of people were out on the streets amid controversy over the UK's decision to drill for oil in the areas surrounding the islands.

David Cameron, Potential UK Leader, Disappointed Over US Falklands Support

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain's opposition chief – and possible next leader – said Wednesday the failure of the United States to back London in a...

Another Nail in the Coffin of the Special Relationship

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azeem Ibrahim

The US simply does not have the affection for the British that many of our politicians would like to believe. While we do have a close relationship when it comes to military and security matters.

Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

This Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Washington-Damascus Talks Perhaps the most significant piece of news for international diplomacy this we...