Just 10 years ago, it went without saying for Republicans that they would win elections while defending anti-gay positions. The outcry raised by Indiana and its sneaky law on religious freedom is shutting down this automatic mechanism. It is evidence of the healthy divorce that has taken place between conservative law [Read more]
Rand Paul started the week by making his presidential bid official. Hillary Clinton should be tackling the next one by throwing herself into the White House race, too, according to several American media sources, including CNN. The former secretary of state will undoubtedly wish for a less chaotic start than that of [Read more]
Maybe the best way to put it is the more politically messed up America becomes, the better Ted Cruz's chances of election.
If by some miracle he is able to emerge clean out of the swamp, the White House could have a new (and much better) Republican president. If not, Mrs. Clinton might as well start preparing her inaugural speech.
As for Obama, the nickname “lame duck” increasingly seems to make sense. He is a president whose margin to maneuver is shrinking more and more within and outside the country.
After Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory in Israel, conservatives and neocons in the United States are jubilant. The Obama administration reacted atypically tersely.
It began with the brazen electioneering for Netanyahu in the U.S. Congress, and now the Republicans are meddling in their president's foreign policy actions. Such behavior can only be called one thing: shabby.
<i>Netanyahu came, saw and lost. With his speech to the U.S. Congress, Israel's prime minister could have distinguished himself as a statesman of caliber. But he failed — and thereby played into Obama's hands.</i>
It couldn't have gone better for Barack Obama. First, the Israeli prime minister speaks before [Read more]
Will Benjamin Netanyahu’s tedious diatribe in front of the [U.S.] Congress enable him to make any agreement between Washington and Tehran politically impossible by presenting it as a new Munich?
The younger Bush plans to run for U.S. president on the Republican ticket. In contrast to the "inconsistent and indecisive" Obama, he intends to return the U.S. to the role of world leader. Experts believe that Jeb Bush has a good chance in running for the White House.
Alexander Gusev, political scientist, director [Read more]