This is an ideological war. And the longer it takes to recognize and acknowledge that fact, the longer it will take for our society to throw off the outsized influence of those who are willing to wage one from the other side.
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Last night's eruption reminded me of the famous quotation from Joseph Welch, who admonished Senator Joseph McCarthy, and exposed him as a bully, now largely regarded as a blowhard.
WEST POINT, N.Y. — Dutch Prince Willem-Alexander and his wife, Princess Maxima, got a rousing welcome from West Point cadets as they visited the...
Mr. Graham is truly a rare politician: someone who can maintain his conservative principles but still reach across the aisle to find common ground, even, at times, with liberals like me.
These days, I can't get too happy because deeply rooted in my consciousness is an agonizing despair over the unresolved fate of my friend Laura Ling and her colleague Euna Lee in North Korea.
In a major speech Wednesday, Clinton described a vision of American power embedded within a robust system of multilateral institutions: "smart power."
Under Israel's blockade, only 18 food items are approved for import into Gaza, where 65 percent of people live below the poverty line. Other prohibited goods include soccer balls, ink, and paper.
WASHINGTON — An offer for Iranian envoys to attend U.S. embassy Fourth of July parties has been rescinded as the violent crackdown in Tehran con...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is canceling plans to attend international meetings in Italy and Greece this week as she ...
In terms of actual policy measures, President Obama and his foreign policy team have not taken any steps to reverse or mitigate the hostile policies their predecessors put into effect against Iran.
The President is clearly the agenda setter, but he is not, as President Bush tried to be, "the decider." The verdict on Obama is clearly still out, but the early returns are positive.
If terrorists or pirates or even pistachios had killed even a fraction of that number of Americans that guns did last month, news coverage would be wall-to-wall.
Dr. Post offers a step-by-step approach for political, military and ideological actions to induce behavioral, emotional and attitudinal changes to manage and minimize a "war" we just can't win.
I've worked with Alec. He'll really help the US work more effectively with the world. This is for real.
While some people are dismissing Pres. Obama's solemn campaign pledge to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, Turkish leaders have taken the president's promise very seriously.
The fact that the Iranian government consistently comes up with news of the arrest of a "spy", show a great amount of incompetency and desperation in its intelligence services.
For first time in eight years, the United States was front and center in advocating an increased global commitment to reproductive health and rights.
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At a news conference today, Obama introduced his picks of retired Marine Gen. James Jones as White House national security ...
How long will Obama's self-declared mutual understanding between the U.S. and the Muslim world last? Political commentator Pepe Escobar discusses the possibilities.
Much of the world has greeted the transfer of power from President George W. Bush to President Barack Obama with sighs of relief if not shouts of joy....
He is not just saying we need to improve government operations. He's saying we need to put this issue front and center and then he is taking real action.
Governor David Paterson said on Friday that he was refraining from making a decision on who should fill New York's soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat, in p...
Do you find that you are already worshipping members of his inner circle and cabinet as well? For example: Do you think Rahm Emanuel is sexy? Do you yearn for three martini lunches with VP Joe Biden?
Hours after returning from a fact-finding mission to Iran, Gareth Porter sat down with The Real News Network to discuss his findings. Gareth responds to recent Obama statements toward Iran.
Reaching for my crystal ball, let me be the first to tell you -- today -- what Merriam-Webster's word of 2012 will be: "Avoided Deforestation."
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