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  • Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war

    JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel completes its damage assessment from its latest war with Hamas, it may conclude that one of the biggest casualties was its all-important relationship with the United States. A recent American decision to hold back on the delivery of advanced Hellfire missiles...

  • Editorial cartoon: The ice bucket challenge

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.

  • Accidental US Embassy shooting in Jordan wounds 2

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — An accidental shooting at the U.S. Embassy in Jordan wounded two local guards Tuesday, authorities said. Jordanian police spokesman Amer al-Sartawi said the shooting wounded one guard in the hand and the other in the leg. He described the shooting as an accident, but did...

  • U.S. blacklists Gaza-based extremist group

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has placed a Gaza-based extremist group on several terrorism blacklists, freezing any assets it may have in U.S. jurisdictions and barring Americans from transactions with it. The departments of State and Treasury announced Tuesday they had designated...

  • New US strikes in Iraq include land-based bombers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is expanding its air campaign in Iraq with attacks aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the strategic Mosul dam. The White House said President Barack Obama notified Congress Sunday that the widened mission would be limited in duration and scope. The White...

  • President Obama's zero-sum worldview

    We have a leader today who has a zero-sum worldview. It is not surprising that today's world, at home and abroad, increasingly shows these characteristics.

  • John Kerry talks Asian relationships, trade pact

    BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's address to Hawaii's East-West Center think tank this week drew attention primarily for its focus on the need for a constructive relationship with China to ensure regional peace and stability. However, Kerry touched also on U.S. relationships...

  • The history behind the awkward Obama-Benjamin Netanyahu relationship

    Here's a look at how the two leaders have arrived at yet another point at which both U.S. and Israeli officials are questioning whether the Obama-Netanyahu connection is beyond repair.

  • White House looking into reports of Russian convoy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is looking into what it calls unconfirmed reports that Ukraine's security forces have disabled vehicles in a Russian military convoy inside Ukraine. A spokeswoman for the National Security Council says it's working to gather more information. NATO says a...

  • VIDEO: Poll says Democrats strong despite Obama's poor approval ratings

    More voters plan to vote for Democratic candidates this November, despite waning approval for President Obama.

  • Liberals should brace themselves if Hillary Clinton becomes president

    Hillary Clinton will inevitably disappoint her liberal supporters if she takes the White House in 2016.

  • Obama: The Iraq 'bug out' was not my idea

    After our ill-advised complete withdrawal from Iraq in 2011, President Obama now sends hundreds of "advisors" and orders airstrikes.

  • Hillary Clinton's neocon moment

    After being a radical, then a liberal, then a hawk, Hillary's latest face is that of a full-fledged neo-con.

  • Even a Russian invasion of Ukraine won't disturb Obama's vacation

    In Iraq, a twofold crisis has the barbarian forces of the Islamic State trying to butcher their way into Kurdistan and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki clinging to power. If that weren't enough, Ukraine is apparently facing an imminent Russian invasion, cloaked as a "humanitarian" mission, which...

  • After Syria remarks, Obama and Hillary Clinton to attend party on Martha's Vineyard

    The event comes shortly after Clinton criticized the president's handling of Syria and his overall approach to his foreign policy decision-making in an interview.



From the Weekly Standard

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...

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  • IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

    The Islamic State’s official media arm, Furqan Media, has just released a video showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. The terrorist organization claims that the...

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  • Fear Itself

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