Almost half of Iraq's Christians have fled their country since the first Gulf War in 1991, most of them after the 2004 invasion – a weird tribute to the self-proclaimed Christian faith of the two Bush presidents who went to war with Iraq...
The US Treasury Dept. will delay the publication of a controversial report on China's currency policies until after a key meeting of the G20 in South Korea in mid-November. [and after the elections] The report labeled China a currency manipulator
The founder of whistleblower Web site WikiLeaks says the US government is involved in a campaign of "financial warfare" against the group. The company explains it has "terminated the business relationship" with WikiLeaks because it has been added to
"These drug cartels are now taking on a lot of the attributes of these terrorists and insurgent groups we see around the world," Clinton said Friday. "For the first time, they are using car bombings.
From the 1950s' Pentagon to today's Obama administration, the United States has repeatedly pondered, planned and threatened use of nuclear weapons against North Korea, according to declassified and other U.S. government documents released in this 60t
The United States had said on Thursday that all three, as well as Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L), would abandon their Iranian activities voluntarily to avoid U.S. sanctions which can target foreign firms that do business with the Islamic state.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce on Tuesday a U.S. contribution of more than $50 million toward providing clean cooking stoves in developing countries to reduce deaths from smoke inhalation and fight climate change.
But outrage over the extraditions reached a boiling point earlier this year, when U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton blocked public access to seven of the paramilitary leaders' cases, erasing virtually every trace of their existence.
A volatile political environment is boosting the possibility that U.S. lawmakers will pass legislation designed to prod China into letting its currency rise more rapidly against the dollar. "The chances are certainly on the rise, I think for two r
Art Thompson, JBS CEO, shares his views on the news for the week and dives into the controversy surrounding Iran and its nuclear reactors and its new rockets. He discusses the showmanship of foreign policy and the motivations of others that don’t hav
The day after N.Korea frees an American illegal immigrant, President Obama broadened financial sanctions on North Korea and froze the U.S. assets of 4 North Korean citizens and 8 firms in part to punish it for the sinking of a South Korean warship.
Accused of a 15-year run as one of the world’s biggest arms traffickers, his future may hang on whether he can strike one last bargain: trading what American officials believe is his vast insider’s knowledge of global criminal networks in exchange fo
Oh, the stories this Russian could tell! If Viktor Bout starts talking to US prosecutors, the man accused of supplying the weapons for civil wars on 3 continents could raise the roof in both Moscow and Washington. A tug-of-war between the 2 powers ha
For the first time in 15 years, U.S. officials have lost their ability to inspect Russian long-range nuclear bases, where they had become accustomed to peering into missile silos, counting warheads and whipping out tape measures to size up rockets.
The Obama administration has told U.S. lawmakers that a nuclear cooperation deal with Vietnam is unlikely to include a coveted promise by the Hanoi government not to enrich uranium, congressional aides say. The United States had sought a no-enrich
Yet another suspicious clause was found in a treaty: Reported by a Washington Post op-ed. Let's make sure missile defense is not banned by an unelected international commission and protect our sovereignty: Contact Senator DeMint...
The Obama administration's hopes for rapid, bipartisan approval of its new arms-control treaty with Russia have dimmed, with Republican senators making clear that they will not support ratification without iron-clad assurances of future spending to m
In a speech Thursday before the conservative American Enterprise Institute, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich charged that the United States had failed to take George W. Bush's 2002 "axis of evil" speech seriously when it ignored...
As Obama’s difficulties with his domestic agenda keep mounting, more and more often key foreign policy decisions are made by the Clinton-Gates tandem. As a result, the differences between Obama’s foreign policy and that of his predecessor, George W.
Paul Craig Roberts fills us in on Hillary's latest whoppers and explores the mystery of why most foreign governments are "in the know" but are not speaking out.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton rebuked Russia for failing to live up to the cease-fire agreement it signed nearly two years ago to end the fighting in this small former Soviet state. She asserted that Russia is occupying parts of Geor
U.S. officials have largely ruled out North Korea as the origin of a computer attack last July that took down U.S. and South Korean government websites, according to cybersecurity experts. But authorities are not much closer than they were a year
Many groups that were once widely considered terrorist organizations, including some that were on the State Department’s official list, have become our partners in pursuing peace and furthering democracy.
Wilkerson on Cheney Pt.3: Cheney wanted to use downing of a US plane as excuse to start a new cold war
The base, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, has been long criticized by the Japanese people, as it and other bases on the island have served as the location for most of America’s 47,000 troops stationed in Japan. The US military presence on the islan
The Japanese Prime Minister resigned to improve his party’s chances in an election next month, after his popularity plunged over his broken campaign promise to remove a U.S. Marine base. Finance Minister Naoto Kan, who has a clean and defiant image,
A newspaper loyal to Zimbabwe's ruling party is accusing the U.S. of trying to stop international sales of Zimbabwean diamonds. An e-mail from a U.S. State Department official urging the international diamond control body to ban Zimbabwean diamonds.
Prime Minister Hatoyama gave up on a bedrock campaign pledge and accepted a longstanding U.S. proposal for positioning American troops in Japan, backing down from a battle with Washington as the two nations grapple with North Korea's aggression and C
As controversy surrounds the construction of a 13-story mosque just two blocks from Ground Zero, FOX News has learned that an effort to place a second mosque close to the hallowed site in New York City is in its advanced stages.
OTTAWA — Customs agents have charged a 42-year-old California man who they say tried to smuggle more than 100 weapons into the country, including a selection of vicious, cruel and unorthodox arms that would make Batman blush.