Amid all the assurances and goodwill exchanged by Obama and Netanyahu during their meeting in Washington, both sides know what all of this is ultimately about: a Palestinian state.
Study reveals that newspapers adopted Bush era official language unquestioningly.
Solidarity with Israel is gradually disappearing in Washington ...
The president is playing it cautiously, but this is the exact moment when strong leadership is needed.
The time is just a few days ago. The place is the lobby of a luxury hotel in Vienna. It is late evening, and a former top official of the U.S. State Department is just too tired to make any bones about it: “It’s [Read more]
Our national security begins at home.
Arizona is Obama’s Burgenland, and he’s sending troops to the border.* But he has an even worse problem: the Tex-Mex drug Mafia.
Who remembers the TV crime series “Miami Vice?” Sonny Burnett and Ricardo Cooper tracked down drug couriers and money launderers in Miami. The downtown area was a dangerous hotspot [Read more]
Throwing BP out won’t help close off the oil leak and stop the already rampant oil spill.
The USA is flexing its muscles. The threat “We’ll get you” isn’t being directed at some rogue terrorist regime this time, but at the British oil company BP. If their engineers aren’t soon successful in plugging the [Read more]
U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair was forced to leave following accusations of conspiracy from CIA Director Panetta.
For the send-off, there was the usual consolation. Dennis Blair did his job as an intelligence director "admirably" and "effectively," Barack Obama wrote on Thursday. In reality, it [Read more]
Liam Fox, Great Britain’s new Minister of Defense, wants to withdraw British units from Afghanistan as quickly as possible, saying Great Britain is not “a global policeman.”
The British government, according to their new Minister of Defense Liam Fox, wants a speedy withdrawal of their troops from Afghanistan. [Read more]
The secretary of state was impressive up until now because of her loyalty. After some initial problems Clinton's position has been strengthened. She’s further promoting her profile on a tricky Asian tour.