'Deadline' Passes Without Karzai's Signature
EU, US Claim 'Remaining Issues' to Be Settled
Ignores US Warning, Will Announce Some 2,000 New Units
The 50-year-old Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, once considered the best-funded insurgency in the world, is at its most vulnerable in decades, due in part to a CIA covert action program that has helped Colombian forces kill at least
An Air Force general in charge of nuclear weapons repeatedly drank too much and behaved like a boor last summer during an official trip to Moscow, where he insulted his Russian hosts and hung out with two suspicious women he met at a hotel bar,
One of the most dangerous international disputes that the United States could get dragged into has little importance to U.S. security – the disputes nations have over small islands (some really rocks rising out of the sea) in East Asia.
India summons US ambassador and announces that it is withdrawing a series of diplomatic privileges to US officials
Process 'Derailed But Not Dead'
“The U.S.-Japan Mutual Security Treaty of 1960 obligates the United States to treat any armed attack against any territories under the administration of Japan as dangerous to [America's] own peace and safety.
Says January Signing Would Be Fine
Despite warnings against new sanctions, both chambers appear willing to move ahead
“Apartheid is an affront to human rights and human dignity. Normal and friendly relations cannot exist between the United States and South Africa until it becomes a dead policy. Americans are of one mind and one heart on this issue.”
Deputy PM says Moscow “preparing a response” to U.S. plans for missile shield in Europe
One of the most dangerous international disputes that the United States could get dragged into has little importance to U.S. security -- the disputes nations have over small islands (some really rocks rising out of the sea) in East Asia.
US Envoy Admits 'Nowhere Near' Deciding to Leave
• First time this specific sentiment recorded in four decades • Most Americans also believe China is stronger economic power
Obama Can’t Do Multitasking
John Hannah here argues that Saudi fear and loathing of Iran destroys the case for negotiating with Tehran.
Unable to win on the kinetic battlefield, insurgencies must pursue means to prevent the stronger side from using their strength to prevent them from gaining strength.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is being depicted in the media as an obstinate spoiler who is sabotaging America’s plans for a decade or more of continued U.S. military occupation of Afghanistan by refusing to sign a status of forces agreement (SOFA) g
When I read this Washington Post article about the two-year-old child that U.S. forces just killed in Afghanistan, I wondered what the child’s name was.
After all the gnashing of teeth, beating of breasts and tearing of hair coming from Israel and its American supporters, you’d think last week’s nuclear deal in Geneva has opened the way for Iran to become a mighty nuclear weapons power.
We came, we saw, we stayed. Forever.
Iran: It’s Not about Nuclear Weapons. Everyone says so.
At this writing, it is Friday night in Geneva, and there are press rumors that Iran and the P5+1 have overcome most but not all of the remaining major sticking points in negotiating a preliminary deal.
“Iran’s Nuclear Triumph” roared the headline of the Wall Street Journal editorial. William Kristol is again quoting Churchill on Munich.
Ambassador Offers Help to Curb 'Unrest'
Iranian missile group delegation visited Pyongyang as Geneva nuclear talks were underway
His goal is not to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power. It isn’t even to facilitate a rapprochement between America and Iran.
Rice Warns Karzai: Waiting for Election 'Not Viable'