Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, prompted fears of a renewed arms race after he described American plans to move missiles into eastern Europe as an act of aggression against Moscow. Russia would develop inter-continental missiles capable of br
A democratic Iraq can still emerge from sectarian violence, but the United States does not plan to open talks with Syria and Iran on stabilizing the country, President George W. Bush's pick for deputy secretary of state said.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez poses a threat to democracy in Latin America through his populist influence in countries such as Bolivia, U.S. intelligence chief John Negroponte said.
Arizona GOP Rep. Jeff Flake today teamed with an influential House Democrat to introduce a bill to lift the prohibition on Americans traveling to Cuba. "A new approach is long overdue," said Flake said in a written statement. His bill, (
Last January, a Russian man with sunken cheeks and a wispy mustache crossed into Georgia. In 2 plastic bags in his leather jacket he carried 100 grams of uranium so refined that it could help fuel an atom bomb.
It caused U.S., British and Japanese officials to express concern that China may now be capable of targeting foreign spy satellites and risking a space arms race.
I became convinced that this vilified member of the "Axis of Evil" is actually one of the most welcoming places for Americans to travel in the Middle East. Indeed, all Iranians with whom I spoke shared a positive opinion of Amercans.
The idea of America according to the founders and to most Americans today is to mind one’s own business, make the best of what one has, and be the best one can be. One wonders then about the very un-American foreign policy being implemented by the A
Blatant anti-Americanism is broadcasting 24/7 on an Egyptian government-controlled satellite provider from one of Washington's closest allies. Even though Iraq and the US have asked Egypt to pull the plug, the station remains on the air.
A US federal judge has ruled that a suit against the Vatican over priests molesting young victims can go ahead despite claims that the Vatican is protected as a foreign government, a court official said.
Attackers fired a rocket at the U.S. embassy in Athens but no one was hurt, police and the U.S. embassy said. "This was a rocket attack launched from a building across the street. It landed inside a toilet on the third floor of the embassy,
The United States is deploying a squadron of stealth fighters to South Korea, a U.S. military spokesman said on Wednesday, amid speculation that North Korea may be ready to test a second nuclear device.
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When the World Trade Center and Pentagon were hit by hijacked commercial airplanes, the majority of the American public reacted with shock and surprise, as well as anger and fear. As though history had begun with those attacks.
Vietnam now attracts more overseas investment than India does; it is second only to China in the Asian economic growth league (I guess the US Government must have just left them alone)
Over the last 3 months, Sec of State Condoleeza Rice and her top aides have scrambled to build a "new security architecture" for the Middle East - one that will maintain pressure on Iran at the same time that it provides a cover for US effo
President Bush's legacy is sure to be defined by his wielding of U.S. military power in Afghanistan and Iraq, but there is another, much softer and less-noticed effort by his administration in foreign affairs: a dramatic increase in U.S. aid to A
The mission: Attack anywhere in the world in less than an hour. But is the Pentagon's bold program a critical new weapon for hitting elusive targets, or a good way to set off a nuclear war?
For decades, Cuban Americans living in Miami have toasted each other at New Year's by saying, "Next year in Havana!" For the first time since Cuban leader Fidel Castro's revolution in 1959, there is a chance their wish may come true
With Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, and Palestine already in or sliding toward civil war, one can correctly label the Bush administration's foreign policy the most incompetent in recent memory. But the problem lies deeper than that.
As the Pentagon takes on roles collecting intelligence, initiating information operations and conducting other “self-assigned missions,” embassies have effectively become command posts, with military personnel supplanting ambassadors in conducting A
There was nothing new in the warnings Russia's top general made against U.S. plans to deploy anti-ballistic missile defense systems in Central Europe. The news was that he was repeating what he had said before.
[The web provides.] A small but growing number of Cubans in South Florida are getting around the U.S. embargo that limits what can be sent to the communist island by sending their Christmas gifts through foreign Internet sites.
The US government confirmed a Time magazine report that it was working to secretly strengthen factions opposing the Assad regime in Syria. The US government supporting opposing factions before the Syrian election in March 2007
A classified document suggests the Administration is considering a plan to fund political opposition to the Damascus government. Some critics say it would be an unwarranted covert action.
Do America and Israel want the Middle East engulfed by civil war? The era of the Middle East strongman, propped up by Western policy, appears well and truly over. His power replaced with rule by civil war, apparently now the American administ
How should we deal with the rest of the world in a way that best advances proper national interests, while not threatening our freedoms at home? Our founding fathers argued for peace and commerce between nations, and against interventionism.
Sen. Arlen Specter (news, bio, voting record), a 26-year Senate Republican, said he will visit Syria despite loud objections by the Bush administration, contending the situation in Iraq is so dire that it is time Congress step up to the plate and s
Trade regulators on Thursday revoked most of the 13-year-old tariffs and duties against imports of a high-grade steel used in cars, giving U.S. and Japanese automakers a holiday surprise.
The White House sought on Thursday to head off further visits by U.S. lawmakers to Syria, saying such trips undermine President George W. Bush's message that Damascus must stop meddling in Iraq and Lebanon.