America's Asia policy is no longer guided by an overarching geopolitical framework.
Along with a new strategy, Gen McChrystal, whose record vis-à-vis human rights is less than shining, has been appointed the new chief of the US forces in Afghanistan.
The current woes of the U.S. economy have given many Republicans an opportunity to reaffirm their faith in the magical power of tax cuts.
The Prime Minister of Iraq, Nouri Al-Maliki, speaks of his "good relations" with Iran.
Reporter*: Iraqis denounce the interference of Iran in your domestic affairs. Will the electoral victory of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have any consequences?
Al-Maliki: Our relations are good. They must remain marked by mutual respect and [Read more]
Americans have doubts about his fiscal stewardship. In a recent Gallup poll, 51% disapproved of his handling of federal spending.
While the American president called for a complete freeze of settlement construction in the West Bank during his speech in Cairo on June 4, Israel continues to oppose it.
The White House summit between President Lee Myung-bak and U.S. President Barack Obama on the 16th proceeded not at all according to the original plan. Originally a 15-minute individual meeting with only two interpreters present was set to be followed by a 35-minute expanded meeting with cabinet members and aides. [Read more]
“Twitter” has suddenly become a buzzword in the news. Twitter is a website made up of very short news reports written by several different authors. The U.S. State Department announced that it intends to assist Twitter in its plans to expand. This is proof that the U.S. aims to interfere in the Iranian election. [Read more]