While the U.S. can try to exert pressure for a quick return to a democratic state, ultimately it will be up to the Egyptian military to move the country forward. But its promise of a roadmap for reconciliation will face great challenges because the country is so deeply divided, and the Muslim Brotherhood will be more energized than ever.
I am deeply disappointed in the latest move to exempt businesses from paying a fine if they do not provide health care coverage for their employees till 2015. It is an unnecessary gesture towards a constituency that would not be satisfied even if he reduced their obligations to zero.
President Obama, perhaps you recall that back in January 2013 I reached out to you to talk about three specific small asks for the childhood cancer co...
Egypt and Morsi don't mix. The message was loud and clear in the visuals, on TV, online. The picture of a banner erected on a Cairo street ahead of m...
Like Mandela, Obama has blazed a trail for everyone, not just for African-Americans, and shown us what is possible when our better natures prevail. Whether you agree with his politics or not, he is the personification of the American dream and should be a cause for national pride, not derision.
While the ultimate shape and fate of the bill is still uncertain, it is clear that Republicans now recognize the importance of immigration reform.
It's time to raise the minimum wage and to ensure all hardworking Americans are adequately and fairly compensated so no hardworking person has to choose between heating their home and having transportation to work.
While the Keystone pipeline was not mentioned in the Climate Action Plan, President Obama did refer to it in his talk, stating that it was not mentioned because the decision about it lies with the State Department. If it is passed, it has to have proven benefits for the U.S., he said.
By Adam Wollner June 24, 2013...
In my 25 years in the military there was a never a wink and a nod attitude about child molesters or barracks thieves. The military has to instill the same unforgiving attitude about those who sexually assault their teammates.
Just as those who came before our daughter Sadie fought to make the world a better place for her, our pledge to Sadie is that we will teach her, through our words and our deeds, that she too has a responsibility to those who come after her.
Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is determined to link the White House, and President Barack Obama, to the so-called IRS scandal, even though there is no proof one exists.
At a press conference this morning, White House officials requested that all the "good" Syrian rebels immediately identify themselves as such to the proper authorities so the United States can support them in their battle against President Bashar al-Assad.
While you could easily take the cynical view and declare allocating more spectrum for wireless is long overdue, it's worth remembering that mobile broadband -- and the mobile app industry it has sparked -- is still in its infancy.
This past weekend, The White House hosted Pixar's filmmakers for a Father's Day screening of Monster's University. The White House movie theater has been the cinema-in-chief to Presidents for the last 70 years. If those walls could talk.
NASA: The Arctic Methane Bomb Fuse Is Burning, reports Alan Buis at NASA (Natl Atmospheric & Space Admin). Field data show permafrost, vast frozen pol...