Vladimir Putin is a lucky man. And he’s got three more years of luck to come.
Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year. All undone, of course, by the collapse of the Soviet Union, which Russian President Vladimir Putin called “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the (20th) century.”
It’s not exactly clear yet how Vladimir Putin’s government will react to the overthrow of ally Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine, but it seems fairly safe to say that the Russian president’s moves over the last few weeks haven’t worked out as planned.
People are more important than things.
Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.
America’s top foreign policy to-do’s in 2014 include preventing Iran from reaching the nuclear threshold, addressing the humanitarian disaster in Syria, containing Russia, managing a rising China and reclaiming its own voice on human rights. Let’s take these one at a time.
Thank God Thanksgiving will be over soon so I can stop fretting about soup kitchens, food banks and hunger in America and just go shopping.
Sen. John McCain hosted a town hall meeting in downtown Tucson Monday, asking business owners to tell him how the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” has affected hiring and other business decisions.
This past week we found ourselves attacked by an object from outer space. Central Russia was the victim of an unprovoked assault by an unknown assailant with a 10-ton meteor. We ask that this aggression be met with an equal response to demonstrate we , the people of earth, led by, we, the Un…
WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John McCain’s tweet comparing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a monkey is drawing criticism from a fellow GOP lawmaker as racist.
True Headline: Iran sends monkey into space. Top 8 variations:
Eddie Shiva hopes to open his newest venture by next weekend.
Six-minute opening piece proves to be one of the biggest delights of concert.
WASHINGTON — Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous criticism at his United Nations ambassador instead of confronting him directly over a deadly attack on Americans in Libya.
After years of diplomatic estrangement, American products like Pepsi make their way to Iran through back-channel exporters and trade not blocked by the U.S. embargoes.
TEHRAN, Iran - The Great Satan still sells in Iran.
JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insinuated in an interview published Friday that Israel cannot entirely rely on the U.S. to act against Iran's suspect nuclear program, a sign that the Israeli leader is not backing down from the sharp rhetoric that strained relations this week w…
TEHRAN, Iran - Israel's existence is an "insult to all humanity," Iran's president said Friday in one of his sharpest attacks yet against the Jewish state, as Israel openly debates whether to attack Iran over its nuclear program.
GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum shakes hands with
Tucsonan Tom Bush after Santorum's speech here on Wednesday. He
told the tea party rally he's the best Republican candidate to
defeat President Obama.