Nothing but tactics; no deeper strategy. Republican senators now want to push bipartisan cooperation to update U.S. immigration laws not due to any change of heart. The party is just peddling eyewash.
America's Republicans have been busy since November working on a simple issue. After their defeat in the presidential [Read more]
France is fighting a seemingly solitary war in Mali. Sure, the United States has provided a couple of transport aircraft but they want to charge a fee for those. Washington apparently likes to go its own way in the War on Terror.
Latinos are not immune to Barack Obama’s powerful charisma. The historic Republican loss in the last election (71 percent to 27 percent among the demographic) only makes sense when you consider two variables. First, the outrageous radicalization of the immigration discussion, which is indefensibly and offensively [Read more]
The approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are the backbone of entire sectors of the economy. They pay their taxes; they have families. But they have no rights. They are not allowed to vote. They often don't even make the (pathetic) U.S. minimum wage. They have no possibility of changing [Read more]
<i> U.S. President Obama wants better relations with Africa: fewer military dimensions and more multilateral development politics. </i>
His inauguration four years ago promised a turning away from the previous government’s unilateral and excessively militaristic foreign policy. By now, the U.S. president has taken [Read more]
Obama called Prime Minister Netanyahu on Monday. The president picked up the telephone to congratulate Netanyahu six days after the Israeli elections. Six days is a long time, but better late than never.
In Israel, the point is being emphasized that Obama is the first of Netanyahu’s Western allies to call him. In [Read more]
AQIM exists because of the military coup that ended the “Algerian Spring” two decades ago.
'It seems like they are leaving us behind. We didn't expect it, since the president himself recognized the impact we had on the election.'