The majority of Israelis and Palestinians want to see a two-state solution between their two peoples. And with the United States energized to lead, now is the time for Americans to support John Kerry's fresh approach.
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The "Pivot to Asia" was a perfectly understandable exercise by the world's remaining superpower as it watched the dramatic growth of China. But for the fact that the exercise belonged to a bygone age.
Iran must know that until it rejects the false seductions of nuclear security, for us, all options but one must remain on the table. But Iranians should also be assured that we do not expect them to endure a nuclear double standard forever until the end of time.
Before you take your next steps to deal with the Korean situation reflect on Cold War history of American reaction to our perception of a powerful threat.
It is clear that if the Israelis and the Palestinians hold fast to their positions, it will be nearly impossible to allay distrust, leading to a continuing deadlock because distrust cannot be negotiated by simply agreeing to establish a new trusting relationship.
It's way too early to get excited, but Secretary of State John Kerry has made solid beginning in his Middle East diplomacy. He is unequivocally willing to invest his time and political capital in yet another effort to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
As a mom whose son's growth and well-being is reliant on publicly funded benefits, I am deeply concerned about these sequestration cuts. But as a citizen, I'm absolutely infuriated by the way in which our society mishandles the dangers our children face.
If Senator J. William Fulbright were still with us, he would be turning 108 today. That's a lot of candles. But with a powerful legacy like his -- h...
Amnesty International has produced compelling evidence of massacres, mass abduction, detention beatings, killings and torture by anti-Libyan militia -- backed by the British, French and U.S. So will a post-Assad Syria be any different?
As much as some U.S. policymakers and most American experts detest diplomacy with Pyongyang, they now face a pressing issue that has upended their earlier calculations. The U.S. must rely on diplomacy once again.
If Obama's observations in his Jerusalem speech are correct, then not only the Israeli public needs to heed his injunction "to see the world through their [Palestinian] eyes." U.S. policymakers need to do the same. This is especially important as Secretary of State John Kerry visits the region in a renewed effort at peacemaking.
Don't look now, but a country with actual nuclear weapons and long-range missiles, as well as one of the world's largest militaries, is threatening not only one of America's closest allies but the U.S. itself. And it's not named Iran.
It's not easy to admit, but in a way, all humans enjoy a good fight. We examine the opponents, evaluate them on our own or by what others say, and cho...
To say a politician has flip-flopped ties the politician to his changing position. Flip-flopping is an intentional action, an opportunistic one. Evolving evokes a metaphor external to the agency of a politician.
Through the expansion of the War Crimes Rewards Program, the Department of State is offering up to $5 million for information that leads to the arrest, transfer, and conviction of the top three leaders of the LRA: Joseph Kony, Okot Odhiambo, and Dominic Ongwen.