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  • VIDEO: Obama on immigration: I'll do it myself

    President Obama announced Monday he intends to bypass Congress to reform the US immigration system.

  • Obama to take executive actions on immigration reform

    President Obama announced Monday that with comprehensive immigration reform dead on Capitol Hill, he will take executive actions to address the millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

  • Illegals united: Most crossing border to be with their undocumented parents

    A majority of the unaccompanied Central American youths rushing into the United States have parents already here and know that federal authorities are legally required to unite the families, according to an immigration expert.

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: Reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border

    Congress and much of the country has recently taken notice of the recent surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the United States border in recent months.

  • One mother and daughter's journey across the border

    McALLEN, Texas — It's a journey that started near the ruins of a Mayan capital in Honduras and will end in New York City. Marleny Contreras, a 24-year-old Honduran woman, departed with her 3-year-old daughter from her hometown of Copan two weeks ago, becoming one of the thousands of Central...

  • Obama gets 'surprised' by foreign crises because he isn't paying attention

    Flip through the latest National Security Strategy and the Pentagon's Quadrennial Defense Review -- these are the documents describing how President Obama envisions using foreign and defense policy to keep the United States safe, free and prosperous in a world that appears increasingly...

  • ACLU: 'International law,' 'basic fairness' requires lawyers for illegals

    The ACLU wants illegal immigrant children to get legal help to fight deportation.

  • Iraq and the echoes of Vietnam

    A corrupt government that has alienated many of its people finds itself unable to overcome a growing insurgency in an endless civil war and expects a superpower on the other side of the globe to come to its rescue. That's the story in Iraq today -- which carries eerie echoes of the not-so-distant...

  • On foreign policy, are you Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton?

    Despite serving as his secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has had a few disagreements with President Obama on foreign policy over the years. To find out which one you're more like, take this seven-question quiz or read about the decisions below.

  • Why the White House and its critics are so far apart on border security

    The split between Republicans and Democrats over how to define a "secure border" has never been more apparent, as a massive surge of illegal immigrants crosses the U.S.-Mexico line.

  • House intel chief: Obama's blunder in Iraq threatens U.S. security

    The crisis in Iraq and rise of ISIS is the fault of Hillary Clinton's reluctance to engage in an Arab League debate over the rise of extremists in Syria and President Obama's failure to act against them for three years.

  • Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki tightens grip on power for now

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki struck a defiant tone about his hold on power even as he called for political unity in the face of a virulent al Qaeda inspired insurgency that is threatening to tear the country apart.

  • Administration: Bush-era law requires us to slow-walk deportations

    There's no doubt the Obama administration is already far, far behind in the job of processing and returning the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador who have illegally crossed the border into the United States in recent months.

  • Obama would have to change his entire worldview to save his presidency

    In late 2006, George W. Bush and Iraq were both in crisis, his poll numbers and the war he began both hitting rock-bottom, his credibility eroded by false reassurance and the new Iraq he had such a large stake in creating now on the verge of collapse.

  • Democrats don't debate; they distort

    Among Republicans, the debate over America's proper world role is vigorous. Sen. Rand Paul blames the current disarray in Iraq on George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.



From the Weekly Standard