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Early Friday Afghan President Hamid Karzai declined to sign a Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States before the end of year.
When America returns, it will likely find a changed regional landscape; nations are disintegrating, only to reintegrate in new groupings.
We'll wait a day or two and see what is being said then...
President Vladimir Putin is audaciously attempting to remove the brush covering from atop the common sense rabbit hole, which is not only a truly rare and subversive act in the eyes of the Con, but a potentially great gift to humanity – if only human
Recent congressional debate over counterterrorism and Syria has revealed deep fault lines among Republicans on national security. The party that launched the Iraq war has taken a noticeably isolationist turn.
The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multi-national trade agreement the United States is negotiating in secret, seeks to export U.S.-styled intellectual-property rules abroad, according to a leaked chapter of the deal WikiLeaks published today.
Deal comes as White House fights new sanctions
Warns New Sanctions Would Derail Diplomacy
Which is exactly what Bibi wants.
Kerry Heads to Geneva as Talks Gain Momentum
Are America’s disasters abroad a result of stupidity or some elaborate plan? An observer of modern U.S. foreign policy can be torn on that one. It makes sense that generals, contractors, and other national-security state types will invent and
Iran FM Warns 'Distrust' May Slow Final Pact
A top-secret map leaked by Snowden showed 90 US surveillance facilities at embassies and consulates worldwide. The facilities in East Asia were focused on China, with centers in the US embassy in Beijing and US consulates in the commercial hub
Vietnam was a great evil. If genocide on such shallow pretense could be perpetrated there, why not anywhere or everywhere? All that was needed was to instill, not just obedience, that would be easy.
Last week it was reported that Saudi Arabia decided to make a “major shift” away from its 80 years of close cooperation with the United States. The Saudi leadership is angry that the Obama administration did not attack Syria last month,
Recent talks between the West and Iran have created an important opportunity to resolve the Iran nuclear standoff.
Kerry Seeks to Placate Israeli Concerns
Former State Department Spokesman P.J. Crowley, who knows a thing or two about the political impact of WikiLeaks, tweeted the following last night:
The US National Security Agency (NSA) secretly monitored tens of millions of phone calls in France and hacked into former Mexican President Felipe Calderon's email account.
Concession Would Further Enrage Israel About Peace Talks
The cynic in me tried to temper the thrill I felt when the early chapter of U.S.-Iran rapprochement reached its apex last month with the historic phone call between President Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
The moderate rebel command at the center of U.S. policy in Syria is becoming increasingly marginalized as dozens of militias peel away to form rival, Islamist alliances in a move that could leave the Obama administration with no battlefield partner
There was no shortage of industry representatives scheduled for a conference on drones this weekend.
Last week, for the first time since the 1979 Iranian revolution, the US president spoke with his Iranian counterpart. Their 15 minute telephone call was reported to open the door to further high-level discussions. This is a very important event.
After years of being caught in the geopolitical crossfire over Iran's disputed nuclear program, Iranian businessmen in Dubai are daring to hope that signs of a diplomatic thaw will allow crippling economic sanctions to be lifted.
Amid food shortages, rampant inflation and widespread electricity blackouts, many Venezuelans are wondering if Chavez chose the right heir to his revolution
Trojanow was one of several prominent German authors who signed an open letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel urging her to take a firm stance against the mass online surveillance allegedly conducted by the NSA.
US Officials Say They 'Understand' Criticism
Aims to 'Reassure' Israel by Threatening Iran