By Noemie Emery | 08/26/14 05:32 PM
The more Obama retreats from forcible measures, the more force pursues him. The harder he tries to avoid the suggestion of violence, the more people horribly die.
08/25/14 04:47 PM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions. In a statement on his website, President Petro Poroshenko said snap elections would be held Oct....
08/25/14 04:33 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister-designate called Monday on the country's numerous Shiite militias and tribes to come under government control and stop acting independently, as violence killed at least 58 people in areas where the Muslim sect dominates. The comments by Haider al-Abadi came...
By Paul Bedard | 08/25/14 01:32 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features ABC "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos fretting over strong U.S. action against the terrorist group ISIS.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/24/14 10:37 AM
McCain argued that the president's foreign policy is weak on planning, and that his failure to communicate his ends to Congress has kept him from gaining its support and, in turn, developing a muscular response.
08/22/14 08:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is prepared to help Iraq pursue a federal system that would decentralize power away from Baghdad. In an opinion piece in The Washington Post, Biden says Iraq is making progress in forming a new government. But he says sectarian divisions...
By Mona Charen | 08/22/14 05:14 PM
The great task for a leader of the United States, President Obama appears to believe, is to get out of history's way.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/22/14 02:15 PM
The Pentagon on Friday condemned Russian forces for sending a 90-truck convoy into Ukraine and demanded that they remove their vehicles and personnel from the territory "immediately."
By Mark Tapscott | 08/22/14 08:19 AM
President Obama is still vacationing in Martha's Vineyard as this is written. But he may have experienced a jolting encounter with a grim reality.
By David M. Drucker | 08/22/14 07:26 AM
Gov. Rick Perry is working a little harder as his second presidential campaign gets underway.
08/20/14 02:46 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In a move led by hard-line lawmakers, Iran's parliament dismissed the country's science minister Wednesday over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani. The no-confidence vote against Science, Research...
08/20/14 10:47 AM
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. Merkel and her foreign minister,...
08/20/14 10:16 AM
BERLIN (AP) — Germany is prepared to arm Kurdish fighters battling Sunni insurgents in northern Iraq, officials said Wednesday. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier cited the "barbaric" actions of the Islamic State group that has taken control of large parts of Iraq in recent weeks, and the...
08/20/14 05:05 AM
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...
08/19/14 02:00 PM
Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.
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