07/31/14 03:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama huddled with congressional lawmakers Thursday to discuss the numerous foreign policy crises facing his administration, including tensions with Russia and the war between Israel and Hamas. The meeting came amid rampant criticism of Obama's foreign policy...
By Darrell Issa | 07/29/14 06:26 PM
The House Oversight chairman says blood is on Vladimir Putin's hands.Â
By Steve Doty | 07/29/14 08:00 AM
It'll be a busy day on Capitol Hill today, as lawmakers continue to work out major issues before the August recess. Immigration reform, Veterans Affairs legislation and foreign affairs remain on the docket before the summer break.
By Ed Sykes | 07/28/14 10:37 AM
After a weekend of continued fighting in Gaza, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday, "that doesn't mean you turn away. You have to keep doing it."
By Steve Chapman | 07/28/14 10:37 AM
When trouble flares up around the world, U.S. presidents get blamed. The latest polls show that only about 36 percent of Americans approve of Barack Obama's handling of foreign affairs -- down from 51 percent in May, 2011, after the death of Osama bin Laden.
07/27/14 05:00 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Months after Russia annexed Crimea and stepped up support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Europe and the United States are still searching for a way to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to change course. Targeted economic sanctions and threats of tougher ones have...
07/27/14 04:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the United States is growing more concerned about the rising number of civilian deaths in the Gaza war that is entering its third week. The White House says Obama and Netanyahu spoke Sunday about...
By Michael Barone | 07/25/14 08:12 AM
For an interesting instance on how onetime Obama enthusiasts have soured on the 44th president, you could do worse than read James Traub's piece in foreignpolicy.com.
By Brian Hughes | 07/24/14 02:22 PM
President Obama's quiet response to emergencies piling up both at home and abroad should come as no surprise.
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 07/24/14 10:37 AM
The president has simply failed to respond to an outburst of violence around the world.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/24/14 09:03 AM
Over the last few days President Obama awkwardly tried to sprinkle foreign-policy references into his fundraising speeches but got more laughs and applause with jokes complaining about "phony scandals" back in Washington at a glitzy dinner at the home of the producer of TV drama "Scandal."Â
By Jed Babbin | 07/23/14 06:00 PM
During a visit to Cuba two weeks ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly reached an agreement to reopen the huge Russian spy base in Lourdes, on the west side of the island nation.
By Becket Adams | 07/21/14 08:33 PM
U.S. voters are deeply unhappy with the Obama administration for its seemingly clueless and underwhelming response to growing crises overseas, but this anger does not necessarily mean Americans want the U.S. to become more involved in the world's problems.
By Gene Healy | 07/21/14 02:45 PM
Some neoconservative ideologues have turned American Exceptionalism into an ersatz religion, fidelity to which demands reshaping the rest of the world in our Image, by force, if necessary.
By Paul Bedard | 07/21/14 11:57 AM
Louder voices are helping to make the case for a 2016 White House matchup between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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