04/03/14 03:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill providing $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine. The legislation signed by the president on Thursday also punishes Russia for its bold annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea. The law calls for the direct imposition...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/02/14 02:52 PM
The White House on Wednesday called recent actions by Israel and the Palestinians “unhelpful,” and warned that they threatened to undermine already fragile Middle East peace talks. Deputy press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that the administration was “disappointed” by...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/01/14 02:21 PM
The White House on Tuesday said President Obama had not made a decision on whether to release spy Jonathan Pollard. “The president has not made a decision to release Jonathan Pollard,” said White House press secretary Jay Carney.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/01/14 09:39 AM
The prospect of releasing convicted spy Jonathan Pollard has outraged some in the U.S. defense and intelligence community despite a softening of that stance in recent years among prominent lawmakers, former diplomats and other respected leaders.
By Thomas Sowell | 03/31/14 04:57 PM
Japan recently turned over to the United States enough weapons-grade nuclear material to make dozens of nuclear bombs. This was one of President Obama's few foreign policy "successes," as part of his nuclear disarmament initiative. But his foreign policy successes may be more dangerous than his...
By Thomas Sowell | 03/31/14 04:36 PM
Many people are lamenting the bad consequences of President Obama's foreign policy, and some are questioning his competence.
By Susan Crabtree | 03/31/14 04:12 PM
White House spokesman Jay Carney sidestepped a question about whether the U.S. is weighing the possibility of an early release for Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in exchange for concessions in the Mideast peace talks. Carney did not respond directly when asked Monday afternoon if he would break...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/31/14 02:27 PM
The White House on Monday urged Russia to drawdown military troops to “pre-crisis positions and levels" and said the U.S. would not negotiate over Ukraine's future without the consent of the Ukrainian people.
03/31/14 12:00 PM
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry rushed to the Middle East on Monday for a surprise visit aimed at rescuing his Mideast diplomatic efforts, as peace talks approached a critical make-or-break point. Kerry landed in Israel late Monday before heading to Jerusalem for...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/31/14 09:13 AM
Conventional wisdom has it that Americans don't care about foreign policy because they're tired after more than a decade of conflict. But they're certainly paying attention.
03/31/14 05:05 AM
PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are advancing far different proposals on how to calm tensions and de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine as Russia continues to mass troops along its border with the former Soviet republic. As Kerry called...
By James Jay Carafano | 03/30/14 03:48 PM
Americans wanted to know how the president planned to end the Great War and prevent the next one. And so, on September 27, 1918, Woodrow Wilson took to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. There, amid the beaux arts glitter and gilt, he declared that what the world needed was a League of...
03/30/14 02:31 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — American mediators held urgent contacts with Israeli and Palestinian officials Sunday in hopes of salvaging troubled Mideast peace talks — searching for a formula to bring the sides back together and extend the negotiations beyond a current late-April deadline. Officials...
By Rep. Robert Pittenger | 03/29/14 11:00 AM
Can you hear the Russian national anthem playing in President Vladimir Putin's private suite while he and his oligarch comrades sip vodka martinis, laughing at how they played the predictable U.S. president and boasting of their future conquests? Putin clearly stated his objectives years ago...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/28/14 06:08 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Obama on Friday to discuss the “U.S. proposal for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine,” the White House announced. During the call with Obama, who is in Saudi Arabia -- his latest stop on a weeklong overseas trip -- the two...
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