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  • Polish foreign minister denies he said Poland's alliance with US 'isn't worth anything'

    Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw "Radek" Sikorski is in hot water over remarks attributed to him that indicate the U.S. doesn't really care about his country. A Polish magazine, Wprost, announced on Sunday that it obtained a recording of a conversation it says took place between Sikorski and a...

  • The Iraq War was a bipartisan disaster

    "Sorry" seems to be the hardest word for neoconservatives who championed the Iraq War, but sometimes they manage to squeeze it out. 

  • VIDEO: Chris Christie blasts Obama administration on foreign policy

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday the Obama administration hasn't pushed American views strongly enough overseas and that's one of the main reason Iraq is seeing an increase in violence. Speaking at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority conference, the possible 2016...

  • Rep. Robert Pittenger works to reassure America's allies post-Edward Snowden

    Rep. Robert Pittenger is on a mission to smooth over relations with allies that have been damaged by the revelations of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. After meeting Wednesday with a delegation of Austrian lawmakers, Pittenger, R-N.C., said recent developments in Iraq and Syria...

  • Poll: 55% say America's global Image worse under Obama-Clinton

    Despite promises by President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to bolster America’s Image around the world, a majority of Americans believe that the country’s prestige and standing are lower than when the duo came into office six years ago. A new poll from St. Leo University...

  • Obama tells Congress he can act on Iraq on his own

    President Obama told Congressional leaders he has no plans to send American troops into combat in Iraq, but that he does not need their approval for other military moves aimed at increasing security within the war-torn country. “I do not believe the President needs any further legislative...

  • Iraq is broken, we can't fix it and there's no good reason to try

    Iraq is broken, and we can't fix it. At this point, there's no good reason to try. There's a lot of political finger-pointing on who's responsible for losing Iraq. That's the wrong question because we never “had” Iraq to lose. Nevertheless, both presidents George W. Bush and Obama must be...

  • America's enemies are emboldened by Obama's reluctance to use its power

    George W. Bush never claimed to be prescient, but here he is in 2007, warning us what would happen if the United States prematurely pulled its troops out of Iraq before Iraqi forces were sufficiently trained, equipped and motivated to defend the country we gave back to them after the ouster of...

  • No intervention in Iraqi civil war without congressional authorization

    On Jan. 12, 1991, with 370,000 U.S. troops already deployed near Iraqi-occupied Kuwait, and a U.N. deadline for Saddam Hussein to withdraw from that country only three days away, the U.S. Congress voted on whether to authorize President George H.W. Bush to use force to reverse Iraq's annexation...

  • Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney form group to 'reverse President Obama's policies'

    The Cheneys are back.

  • Poll watch: Hispanics help drive President Obama's approval rating to a fresh low

    President Obama's approval rating has slipped to a fresh low of 41 percent amid a myriad of scandals involving mismanagement and alleged corruption at multiple federal agencies and a significant loss of support among Hispanics, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. The recent...

  • Obama polling lower than George W. Bush on competency

    Americans now view President Obama as less competent than George W. Bush at the same point in his presidency, according to a new poll.



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