The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) told lawmakers Wednesday that the GOP version of the budget bill would result in the deaths of at least 70,000 children who depend on American assistance around the world.
Leaders from more than 35 governments and NGOs meeting in London have agreed to set up a contact group to provide "political direction" to a post-Muammar Gaddafi Libya in coordination with the UN, African Union, Arab League and EU.
Egypt's military rulers on Wednesday issued an interim constitution under which the transitional administration will run the country until elections allow power to be returned to an elected government.
US foreign policy is becoming permanently militarized. The Secretary of State and senior diplomats jet around the globe making speeches, but real state business is increasingly done by the defense secretary and the Pentagon’s senior generals.
To win computer business with the South Korean government, IBM allegedly delivered cash bribes in shopping bags. In pursuit of Nigerian construction contracts, Halliburton allegedly routed illicit payments through bank accounts in Switzerland an
Clinton said the United States “has an abiding commitment to Gulf security” and that “a top priority is working together with our partners on our shared concerns about Iranian behavior in the region.”
“We share the view that Iran’s activities in t
For two years, the Obama administration has had a relationship of convenience with Yemen: The U.S. kept the Yemeni government armed and flush with cash. In return, Yemen's leaders helped fight al-Qaida or, as often, looked the other way while the U.S
The leading member of this Amazonian triumvirate is, of course, our Secretary of State, whose support for US intervention in Libya was signaled early on when Bill Clinton said we ought to go in. Hillary’s key role in dragging us into Libya’s civil...
A coalition of six youth groups that emerged from Egypt’s revolution last month has refused to meet with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who arrived in Cairo earlier today, in protest of the United States’ strong support for former Egyptian Presi
Last week we once again heard numerous voices calling for intervention in Libya. Most say the US should establish a "no-fly" zone over Libya, pretending that it is a benign, virtually cost-free action, and the least we could do to assist those trying
Events in other parts of the world, such as the civil war in Libya, and the revolutions and mass public demonstrations against various tyrannical and autocratic governments in several countries in the Middle East, have aroused a deep sympathy among t
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Saturday that the U.S. military, already fighting two wars in Muslim nations, would have no trouble enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya if President Obama orders one.
The entire world except for government leaders and politicians are thrilled with the revolutionary spirit moving through the Middle East. The leaders of authoritarian regimes from Tunisia to Egypt have fallen and the rest are threatened in every nati
Although there's no innate reason for a conflict between the U.S. and the Islamic world, the odds are high there will be. Boobus Americanus has been programmed for a generation to see Muslims as The Enemy.
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