By Susan Crabtree | 11/08/13 12:30 PM
The White House said any criticism of an expected deal between the U.S. and Iran that would put a halt to Tehran's nuclear program and life some sanctions was “premature” because the two sides had yet to finalize an agreement.
By Tim Mak | 11/08/13 06:54 AM
With negotiations over Iran's nuclear program under way in Geneva, Congress is weighing whether to impose stricter economic sanctions that would increase pressure on Tehran to abandon its nuclear ambitions.
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 Editorial Writer | 11/07/13 07:03 PM
It gets too little coverage in the traditional media, but that doesn't mean it's not significant. In many Islamic countries in the Middle East, Christians and Jews are persecuted for their faith. The harsh reality is that in the majority of Islamic nations, it is either literally against the law...
By Matthew Lee | 11/06/13 08:27 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry waded again into the nitty-gritty of faltering Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on Wednesday, saying he was optimistic that tensions and difficulties could be overcome, even as both sides traded barbs about who is to blame for the current poor state of negotiations.
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.
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