President Abbas has been invited to come to Washington in March, in what seems to be his last hurrah, to meet U.S. President Barack Obama. The meeting, as usual, will take place after Benjamin Netanyahu's own talks with Obama.
We see it especially in Goma, where one of us met in a hospital with young women so damaged by rape that they required surgery. And we see it in Syria today, where rape is being used as a tool of oppression. So is this personal to us? You bet.
The U.S. needs to immediately hold him responsible for the welfare of two American citizens and demand verifiable information on their safety, or proof of their deaths and the return of their remains.
With Tunisia's new technocratic government taking office as caretaker, economic reform remains one of the legacy challenges since Ennahda won power in 2011.
Shrum and Torie Clarke agree that Obama should use executive authority to mitigate Climate Change and to reach energy independence... and that the U.S. lacks leverage in Ukraine Crisis. But because it's not Hungry 1956, Putin can't stem wave of democracy with troops.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced his administration will begin developing tougher fuel standards for the nation's fleet of medium- and heav...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter - and more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 20 2014 How unusual has th...
This weekend, the Sunday morning political shows on NBC, CBS, ABC and Fox News all spent some time discussing climate change. And it was a classic case of 'be careful of what you wish for.'
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Generating a General Assembly resolution to support humanitarian relief and encouraging states to pursue humanitarian remedies at least isolates Putin and Assad from the will of the world and yields at least broad moral authority to act.
Responsible for over 40 percent of all greenhouse gases, the world's two largest economies have pledged to produce "concrete results" ahead of next year's critical climate talks in Paris.
In a time when we still regularly hear tired, old, polluter-generated talking points questioning climate change, Kerry called on us to trust the 97 percent.
Mustafa Hamarneh, who is a Georgetown educated political scientist and scholar and for 15 years led its center for strategic studies, is not shy about his goals and objectives when it comes to Jordan or his work in Parliament.
While the State Department should have asked: "Will our efforts to meet climate objectives be hampered if we build Keystone XL?" the State Department's report only manages: "In a future of inevitable catastrophic climate changes will Keystone XL make things significantly worse?"
Does America even have a national security strategy? I ask because the Pentagon is getting ready to promulgate the latest version of same in the forthcoming Quadrennial Defense Review. And the Obama Administration has given off some big conflicting messages over the past year.
My brother's determined work on Middle East peace is informed by an abiding sense of the need to secure Israel as a home for the Jewish people.