Russia's state-controlled arms trader and top aircraft maker criticized Washington for imposing sanctions on them over dealings with Iran. The defense ministry said the move reflected U.S. annoyance at arms sales to Venezuela.
The United States has imposed sanctions against seven companies from North Korea, Russia, India and Cuba for their alleged arms dealings with Iran, a State Department official said. [While we pour arms into Israel.]
Entering the 4th week of war between Lebanon's Hezbollah militia and Israel, the Bush administration's ambitions to transform the Arab Middle East into a pro-Western, more democratic region are fading fast. Not only is Washington's thus-f
Economic lifeline thrown to Cuba by the Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez, who is using his country's tremendous oil reserves to prop up the Castro government and counter Bush administration policy in Latin America.
United States is trying to "help channel China's growing influence in a positive direction" while maintaining "strong U.S. regional capabilities in case China does not eventually move down a path consistent with our interests**QQ*
The White House and Congress, caught unaware by Fidel Castro's illness, prepared for a possible showdown in Cuba as lawmakers drafted legislation that would give millions of dollars to dissidents who fight for democratic change.
When the founders of the United States of America created the Constitution they established some very specific restrictions upon elected officials, the severest being that only congress could decide to declare war. They established a republic so tha
The Israeli onslaught in Lebanon and Hezbollah’s daily victories in the regional public relations war over the conflict threaten to claim a victim in Iran: whatever hope remained of resurrecting the political reform movement.
Despite all the talk about allowing products from developing countries into their markets, the European Union, the United States and Japan made it clear that some products were so sensitive that they had to remain off limits.
Despite Israel's repeated insistence that it does not want an armed conflict with Syria, could the United States be encouraging the Israelis to attack Syria, or to goad the Syrians into attacking Israel first?
A monk riveted world attention by immolating himself in public. John F. Kennedy, the first Catholic U.S. president, felt duty bound to come to the defense of the Buddhists. Quietly, he encouraged the Vietnamese military leadership to depose Diem.
Residents living close to the U.S. Embassy in London say the British government and police are endangering their lives by failing to adequately protect the embassy area from terrorist attacks. It's the latest controversy concerning the embassy
The Bush administration spelled out plans to sell $4.6 billion of arms to moderate Arab states, including battle tanks worth as much as $2.9 billion to protect critical Saudi infrastructure.
The US is helping Honduras establish a new military base to combat international drug trafficking, according to a senior military official. The base will allow Honduras to house aircraft and a fuel supplying system.
It wasn't just any gal The Groper in Chief went after. It was German Chancellor Angela Merkel. [stills and video link] ... 'oh, you're so tense.'
The US is giving Israel a window of a week to inflict maximum damage on Hizbullah before weighing in behind international calls for a ceasefire in Lebanon, according to British, European and Israeli sources. The Bush administration, backed by Brit
[No one cares.] Israel is in violation of U.S. arms-control laws for deploying U.S.-made fighter planes, combat helicopters, and missiles to kill civilians and destroy Lebanon's infrastructure in the ongoing six-day devastation of that militarily
Few Americans have ever heard of them. Yet these private non-profit groups receive millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars each year to promote "democratic" values in some of the most repressive places in the world. They help to monitor ele
A presidential commission's report on U.S. plans to promote democracy in Cuba has earned applause from Cuban exiles, particularly for an $80 million commitment to bolster civil society and independent media. But while many expressed broad support
Iran said it wanted to use diplomacy and cultural channels to ensure ancient clay tablets at the center of a compensation case are returned from the US but said it was also ready for a legal fight. The 2,500-year-old Persian tablets, which have be
The very technologies that facilitate and direct Net communications in the US--routers, packet tracking technologies, filtering software, and the like--can be used to censor content and to restrict the rights of people living in other countries.
More than four years ago, President Bush branded Iraq, Iran and North Korea as the "axis of evil." Now the three countries are topping the list of unresolved foreign policy problems he likely will leave to his successor.
North American Union is already a done deal and you know nothing about it!
The Americans were in Somalia because of concerns about terrorism, not land. But when the gunfire rang out, the US officials wrongly concluded that they were under attack by Islamic terrorists and abruptly fled. It was a provocation that demanded a m
Author Jerome Corsi filed a Freedom of Information Act request yesterday asking for full disclosue of the activities of an office implementing a trilateral agreement with Mexico and Candad that apparently could lead to a North American union,
North Korea called Wednesday for direct talks with the United States over a potential missile test, but the Bush administration rejected the overture, saying threats aren't the way to seek dialogue. [Fearless leader deuce.]
[Must be time for Defense industry budget renewals.] The US is consulting with fellow members of the UN Security Council on possible steps if North Korea tests a missile, US Ambassador John Bolton said. The US, Japan and other countries warned North
Having failed to defeat Islamist factions in Somalia through covert action - yet unwilling to see the lawless country on the Horn of Africa become a haven for Islamist extremists, including Al Qaeda - the US is preparing for a more diplomatic kind of
U.S. officials and French and British diplomats have sought to obscure the failure to get the agreement of Russia and China to a hard-line UN Security Council resolution making Iranian compliance mandatory if it refused to suspend its uranium enrichm
The United States is to revise laws to facilitate export of sensitive high-technology equipment to China under a new policy designed to prevent such products from being used for military purposes.