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The scene at the Rayburn House Office Building felt like a coach’s halftime speech to a football team losing by four touchdowns.
Most Gaza officials choose to remain quiet on the PA's statehood bid, adopting a "wait-and-see" policy [Al Jazeera]
Taliban gunmen armed with suicide vests and heavy weaponry on Tuesday launched co-ordinated attacks in the Afghan capital, Kabul, targeting NATO's headquarters, the US embassy, and the Afghan intelligence agency.
WASHINGTON, Oct 7, 2011 (IPS) - In his first major foreign policy address of the 2012 presidential campaign, Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney Friday presented a largely neo-conservative platform similar to that pursued by George W.
US twisted Seoul’s arm in drone deal
GWEN IFILL: For the latest on today's attacks in Kabul, I spoke to Associated Press editor Patrick Quinn a short while ago.
During August recess this year, 81 members of Congress went on a junket to Israel funded by the Israel lobby group AIPAC (well, funded by the American Israel Education Fund, but they are really one and the same ) to " learn first-hand about one of our closest friends and allies .”
The Islamist Hamas movement called Tuesday for the overthrow of the Israeli-Palestinian Oslo interim peace accords, saying the 1993 deal paving the way for an eventual peace had been a "dangerous event." In a statement released on the 18th anniversary of the signature of the accords by Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization, Hamas said it "was the most dangerous agreement on the Palestinian cause and the rights of our people."
A neo-conservative (abbreviated as neo-con or neocon ) is part of a U.S. based political movement rooted in liberal Cold War anticommunism and a backlash to the social liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s. These liberals drifted toward conservatism: thus they are new (neo) conservatives. They favor an aggressive unilateral U.S. foreign policy.
By John T. Bennett - 10/06/11 03:35 PM ET Sen.
By John T. Bennett - 10/02/11 06:03 PM ET Republican lawmakers are using increasingly sharp rhetoric to argue against additional cuts to defense spending, warning the military will cede its technical edge, manufacturing will further erode and conscription will return.
How times have changed. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his top lieutenants have applauded the fall of an aging generation of Middle East and African autocrats, swept from power by a wave of uprising spurred by popular discontent.