By Susan Ferrechio | 03/12/14 02:26 PM
A bipartisan team of U.S. Senators will head to Ukraine tomorrow to meet with the country’s leaders and to provide support for the nation as it attempts to re-organize and fend off invading Russia.
By Paul Bedard | 03/12/14 10:16 AM
He's not exactly saying “I told you so,” but Sen. John McCain, who lost to then-Sen. Barack Obama in the 2008 election, is blasting the president for misreading Russian President Vladimir Putin's aggression and for generally “leading from behind” on the world stage. In a fundraising...
By Philip Klein | 03/11/14 02:07 PM
If Sen. Rand Paul has any hope of capturing the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, he'll have to convince the conservative base he can be trusted on foreign policy -- which is exactly why Sen. Ted Cruz is his most dangerous critic. Though they have often been allies on domestic...
By J.D. Gordon | 03/11/14 12:41 PM
In a recent interview, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggested that U.S. weakness is fueling instability around the world. How true. We can see the proof unfolding before our eyes. Russia has seized Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. Venezuela's regime has killed and wounded dozens of...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/11/14 08:51 AM
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul voiced some of his concerns with Sen. Ted Cruz's criticism of his foreign policy ideas in an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Monday evening.
03/11/14 12:30 AM
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The United States has questioned the Maldives government's commitment to democracy after the country's highest court sacked the elections commissioner and gave him a suspended six-month jail term for contempt of court. The court also gave his deputy the same sentence....
03/10/14 10:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed on the need to reduce tensions in Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, the White House said, as the U.S. seeks Beijing's backing for efforts to isolate Russia. Obama and Xi spoke Sunday evening, their first known...
03/10/14 10:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) have agreed on the importance of upholding Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. The White House says the two leaders spoke Sunday evening. The White House says Obama and Xi have a shared...
03/10/14 10:40 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has spoken with the leaders of Spain and Kazakhstan about the crisis in Ukraine. The calls on Monday come as the U.S. is seeking to show a united front with world leaders on Ukraine. The White House says Obama and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 01:56 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday said that “no one” was preparing for the upcoming G-8 summit in Russia and that it would be “hard to imagine” the meeting being held without further planning. The group's members have stopped their preparations for the summit, scheduled...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 12:52 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday said that the U.S. would not view a referendum in Crimea to leave Ukraine and join Russia as “legitimate.” Asked if the U.S. would be able to prevent the pro-Russian government in Crimea from holding the vote, Carney told reporters that he...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 11:49 AM
Americans back Obama's handling of the crisis in Ukraine by a slight margin, according to a new CNN poll released Monday.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/10/14 11:46 AM
A year ago, both Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Ted Cruz were standing together against the Obama administration during Paul's epic drone filibuster. Now, the two senators are fiercely debating over Ronald Reagan's foreign policy legacy.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 10:25 AM
President Obama on Sunday evening spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the crisis in Ukraine, and assured him that he was focused on finding a “peaceful resolution.”
03/09/14 07:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet this week with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the White House said Sunday, in a prominent show of U.S. support for Ukraine's fledgling new government. Vice President Joe Biden cut short his trip to Latin America, nixing a planned...
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