HERMOSILLO, Sonora — The governors of Arizona and Sonora announced Friday that they will jointly travel to Israel to support an effort to recruit technology companies to the region with complementary resources on both sides of the border.
People are more important than things.
The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:
Tucson-area firefighters and emergency medical technicians are trained to respond to mass casualties — but they rarely have a need to use those skills.
Jim Messina headlines Warneke family benefit
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…
Palestinian mindset must change for talks
It's not often that model Bar Refaeli gets a cold reception. But when a black-and-white poster of the smiling Israeli beauty went up last week in the West Bank city of Ramallah, it became a target of Palestinian anger because of the message that accompanied her picture: "Fox: Coming Soon."
Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in Amman, Jordan, on Friday that his shuttle diplomacy in the Middle East is paying off. "We have reached an agreement that establishes the basis for resuming direct final status negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis," he proclaimed.
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JERUSALEM — Israel’s policy on issuing guns is restrictive, and armed guards at its schools are meant to stop terrorists, not crazed or disgruntled gunmen, experts said Monday, rejecting claims by America’s top gun lobby that Israel serves as proof for its philosophy that the U.S. needs more…
UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations voted overwhelmingly Thursday to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States.
Pitcher Eric Berger has seen the world through his clubhouse mates.
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…
TAMPA, Fla. — Republicans delivered a scathing indictment of President Barack Obama’s national security policy, although the Democrat’s aggressive approach has often been compared to that of his GOP predecessor, George W. Bush.
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.
LOS ANGELES — A gunman escaped after wounding two men in the
parking garage of a North Hollywood synagogue Thursday, frightening
worshippers who heard gunshots and screams before the bleeding
victims stumbled in during morning services.
It is crunch time on Afghanistan, so here's my vote: We need to
be thinking about how to reduce our footprint and our goals there
in a responsible way, not dig in deeper. We simply do not have the
Afghan partners, the NATO allies, the domestic support, the
financial resources or the national…
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Cuba is willing to hold talks with the
United States "on any level," Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno
Rodriguez said Wednesday in conciliatory remarks aimed at the Obama