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Hillary Clinton Under Pressure To Repudiate General Who Called For Internment Of Islamic Radicals

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

Eleven progressive and Muslim organizations are asking Hillary Clinton to repudiate the support of a retired general who suggested over the summer tha...

Hillary Drops Mic & Flips Bat - Frum-Alter Review HRC & GOP Prospects

Mark Green | Posted 10.18.2015 | Politics
Mark Green

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgThe 2016 race probably saw a inflection point this week when Hillary imitated Ginger Rogers dancing backwards in heels better than Astaire. Frum-Alter debate if there's any way she can be stopped, will Biden run, and who's on her short-list as VP (yeah, too soon).

Seduction Diplomacy

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.03.2016 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

As nationalism may seduce the masses, so may vanity have the same effect upon individual diplomats engaged in conflict resolution. While some may debate what strategic interests, conspiracies or prejudices are at play in motivating policy, too frequently it may be the egos of the personalities involved.

A Frightening Proposal To Intern Muslim Americans

Al Jazeera America | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.21.2015 | Religion

Terrorist violence can make the previously unthinkable suddenly seem acceptable. The levels of surveillance introduced after 9/11 could have been cons...

NATO's Future Rises to Focus of U.S. Presidential Election 2016?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 03.22.2015 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

NATO was critical to the shaping of the "new Europe" two decades earlier after the fall of the Iron Curtain. Similar and new challenges have emerged where once again NATO may be a defining factor in the future of Europe as well as the Euro-Atlantic family.

Neurosurgeon May Perform Exploratory Operation on Presidential Candidacy

Rich Rubino | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
Rich Rubino

At the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast, the keynote speaker was Dr. Ben Carson, a retired renowned neurosurgeon. In his address, Carson excoriated political correctness, supported health savings accounts, and advocated for the implementation of a federal flat tax.

Former NATO Commander: Russia Is An 'Adversary' Until Proven Otherwise

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.05.2014 | Home

As NATO leaders wrapped up a two-day summit in the city of Wales on Friday, the organization's former military commander warned that its member states...

VA Scandal Is Bipartisan

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

It is indecent that preventable casualties during combat have been followed by preventable casualties during treatment. Let's all take responsibility and end this bipartisan shame with bipartisan solutions. The best politics is to do what is right for the vets, not the politicians.

Kathleen Miles

Former NATO Commander Says Ukrainians Have 'Stomach For A Fight' And U.S. Should Help | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.30.2014 | Home

Retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark said Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to reassemble the old Soviet Union and urged the U.S. to support Ukrainians...

'There Hasn't Been Anybody In American History Better Prepared To Be President'

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

During a conversation about his work with The Grilled Cheese Truck to help veterans get back to work, Gen. Wesley Clark offers a strong endorsement fo...

Sam Stein

Jack Murtha Aide Running For Boss' Old Seat Gets Three Major Endorsements | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three major military and Democratic figures are set to make early endorsements in a U.S. House of Representatives race on behalf of a fo...

Hillary 2016 Gets Early Boost From Top Retired General

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Wesley Clark, the retired general and former presidential candidate who endorsed then-Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) early in her 2008 run for the Whit...

For-Profit College Trade Group: Protectors of Bad Behavior

David Halperin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business
David Halperin

A trade association of for-profits college could work to advantage those honest member schools who actually are helping students to learn and train for careers. But APSCU, instead, appears to subscribe to the quick buck ethos of its biggest, wealthiest, most powerful members.

Ne-Yo, Third Eye Blind, and Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark Support the Troops at Alliance for Veteran Support Benefit

Evan Mulvihill | Posted 11.27.2012 | Celebrity
Evan Mulvihill

R&B superstar Ne-Yo and Third Eye Blind rocked a charity concert by performing at the Intrepid Air, Sea, and Space Museum in New York City last Thursday.

How the Debacle in Aghanistan Disgraced its Cheerleaders

Jim Sleeper | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

The biggest obstacle to the strategy in Afghanistan wasn't American liberals' failure of nerve, as conservatives seldom pass up a chance to insist. The biggest obstacle was the delusion that Americans could do for Kabul and Kunduz what we refuse to do for New Orleans or Detroit.

Jon Ward

Militant Mitt: GOP Candidate Blasts Obama Over Iran | Jon Ward | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party is divided like never before on the issue of U.S. foreign policy, with rifts over foreign engagement, Pentagon budgeting and the ...

Christina Wilkie

Dozens Of Former U.S. Officials Make Millions Advocating For Terrorist Organization | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ornate ballroom of the Willard Hotel buzzed with activity on a Saturday morning in July. Crowded together on the stage sat a cadre ...

Enabling the Persian Spring

Ali Safavi | Posted 08.07.2011 | Home
Ali Safavi

In addition to pressuring the regime through sanctions and offering moral support to the Iranian people's legitimate demands, the US should follow a two-pronged approach in dealing with the opposition.

Breaking the Oil Addiction

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

Right now, the United States has an addiction to foreign oil -- an addiction that is not only crippling our economy, but is also funneling hundreds of billions of dollars to foreign governments and corporations.

Why Ric Sanchez Should Be the Next U.S. Senator From Texas

Wesley Clark | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics
Wesley Clark

Ric Sanchez will be a different kind of senator. He served under me in the Army, and rarely have I served with a more competent, intelligent, and morally courageous man.

Afghanistan War: What Richard Holbrooke Really Thought

Steve Clemons | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

The trends in America's engagement in Afghanistan bothered Richard Holbrooke greatly, and it's important for the Obama administration to take serious account of Holbrooke's concerns as the next steps on Afghanistan are weighed.

Andrea Stone

For Obama Administration, Libya Could Erase Gains From Egypt | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration’s new-found willingness to back aerial bombing to protect rebels cornered by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's ...

The Unsung Heroes of Gov 2.0

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

In 2003, I left a corporate job in management to work on a presidential campaign. I took a two-thirds pay cut. Why? I was inspired by the promise of an accountable and open government by, for and of the people.

Fired Analyst Loses Multi-Million Dollar Arbitration Against Former Employer

Bill Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Singer

Rodman & Renshaw and other Claimants filed a FINRA Arbitration Statement of Claim (initially in October 2006 and thereafter as amended) against Respondent Matthew N. Murray.

Wes Clark Campaigns With Alexi, Attacks Kirk On Cap-And-Trade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Going in to this fall's Senate race in Illinois, one major advantage for Republican Mark Kirk was his laudable record of military service. But that s...