We are now two days into Russia's air campaign against anti-regime forces in Syria and both Moscow and the West are rushing to spin the narrative.
This is a bad day. And it's a time for American leadership.
The death toll from the Saudi strike on a wedding in Yemen has now risen to 130.
Hark! Hearest thou yonder sound? It is the sound of the United States government becoming OBSOLETE in the Middle East!
Flurry of New Reports Hint at Changing Western Views
Washington's IQ follows the Fed's interest rate -- it is negative. Washington is a black hole into which all sanity is sucked out of government deliberations.
Remarkably prescient analysis. The reasons given are as true today as they were then, even more so
Putin has essentially called the West's bluff on battling ISIS, and moved to protect Assad's comparatively mild and secular regime from the gambit of Western-sponsored terrorism that is being used to shock the region into submission
Russia so desperately desires to be part of the disreputable and collapsing West that Russia is losing its grip on reality.
GOP Candidates Show How It's Done
Exclusive: The neocons' obsession with "regime change" in Syria is driving another one of Official Washington's "group thinks" toward rejecting Russia's offer to help stabilize the war-torn country and stem the destabilizing flood of re
There is, of course, no such thing as an Old Testament Christian, since the disciples of Jesus Christ were "called Christians first at Antioch" (Acts 11:26), well into the first century A.D. But how else are we to describe certain twenty-first ce
It has become common to discount any criticism of US foreign policy as "blaming America first." It is a convenient way of avoiding a real discussion.
Does it seem like Washington has no new ideas? Instead of looking to build the future, it sometimes feels like the US political establishment happily retreats into fear and willful ignorance.
Is the current refugee crisis gripping the European Union "all America's fault"?
Who are the real enemies in the Middle East?
After Last Group Was Virtually Wiped Out, US Sends More
The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!" So echoed the cry this week from the Pentagon, the US media and Republican candidates for president.
He explained that since assassination is banned by executive order, using the term would indicate the administration is deliberately violating the ban. "This administration, like others, just doesn't think the executive order applies,"
Kim Dotcom and three colleagues face an extradition hearing that began Monday in an Auckland courtroom. Dotcom is the colorful German-born entrepreneur who started the Internet site Megaupload, which was shut down by federal authorities in 2012. Here
Exclusive: Despite a record of unprecedented error, American neocons remain the dominant foreign policy force in Official Washington, demanding more "regime change" in the Middle East and a new Cold War that could heat up and end all life on the
One of those many Saudi regime loyalists, conservative British MP Daniel Kawczynski, appeared on BBC's Newsnight program on Friday night and was mercilessly grilled by host James O'Brien about support for the Saudi war in Yemen by both the Britis
The possibility of troop involvement emerged before a visit to Moscow by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday for talks with Putin about Russia's growing military involvement in Syria.
Winston Churchill famously said in 1939: "I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest."
"We'll welcome help from al-Qaeda, but not Russia"
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said his country would once again present a resolution before the U.N. calling for an end to the blockade.
AIPAC's Plan B--codified in the "Iran Policy Oversight Act of 2015" of Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)--is now definitely in the cards (pun intended) and will pose the next major obstacle to the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Program of Act
"The United States does not lack institutions that continue to conspire, and that's why I am using this gathering to announce that we have decided to expel USAID from Bolivia" Bolivian President Evo Morales
US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power told CNN that Russian support for the Syrian government is "not a winning strategy." Meanwhile, the US strategy of fighting ISIS has yet to produce tangible results. What's going on?
Remember when America erupted in fury over France's refusal to support the US invasion of Iraq in 2003?