By Charles Hoskinson | 11/20/13 06:13 PM
It's the latest in faith-based foreign policy fads: The idea that the nuclear talks with Iran that began today would be a first step toward "a new relationship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran," as President Obama put it. Politicians and pundits have for weeks...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/20/13 01:46 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., suggested that the United States had pulled its military forces from Iraq too quickly, allowing the country to slip into violence.
By Michael O'Hanlon | 11/08/13 05:14 AM
We live in oxymoronic times. Everyone recognizes the need for a streamlined, more efficient Pentagon. Yet Congress won't let the Department of Defense close another base or increase the copayments military families make for their very generous health insurance plans. Continuing resolutions and...
By Brian Hughes | 11/01/13 05:47 PM
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in a White House meeting with President Obama on Friday pressed the United States for a major weapons deal to help Baghdad defeat a resurgent al Qaeda -- but Obama made no concrete commitments to meet the request.
By Joel Gehrke | 10/30/13 05:27 PM
Al Qaeda looms as "a major and increasing threat to Iraq's stability" and to the United States, a senior State Department official told reporters Wednesday. "So that leads really to the final point, which is countering the reemergence of al Qaeda and the reemergence of the Islamic State of...
By Meghashyam Mali | 10/30/13 03:46 PM
Vice President Biden on Wednesday met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to the Mideast nation’s security. Biden hosted al-Maliki at the Naval Observatory, where the two had a “friendly, constructive exchange,” according to the White House....
By Brian Hughes | 10/30/13 12:43 PM
President Obama's meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki at the White House on Friday comes amid growing sectarian violence in the Mideast nation and concerns about the reemergence of al Qaeda.
By Michael Barone | 10/25/13 04:35 PM
“The examination of war from an exclusively military perspective, isolated from its social and political context, leads to false conclusions and poor strategy.”
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