History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?
Protestors gathered in downtown Tucson this afternoon to denounce Russia’s actions in Crimea.
The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…
As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.
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.
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:
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Dallas Morning News:
WASHINGTON — Arizona Sen. John McCain insisted he is "more pro-Russian" than President Vladimir Putin, accusing Putin of corruption, repression and self-serving rule in an opinion piece for a Russian news website answering the Russian leader's broadside last week in The New York Times.
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…
Labor Day. Here’s to mom. Thanks for pushing. And thanks to the modern labor movement for epidurals.
The Russians showed of their Su-27 during the International Maritime Defense show in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Take a look at what they have.
The question of whether Barack Obama's second term will be a failure was answered in the affirmative before his Berlin debacle, which has recast the question, which now is: Will this term be silly, even scary in its detachment from reality?
The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:
Look at these photos of cute liliger cubs at a Russian Zoo. A liliger is a cross between a lion and a liger. A liger is a cross between a lion and a tiger.
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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…
MOSCOW — Nearly 1,000 people have sought help for injuries caused by a meteor that exploded in the sky, blasting out countless windows, a Russian health official says.
The Russian girl band Pussy Riot was sentenced to two years in prison for singing a protest song against Vladimir Putin. Every musical performer in the world should boycott Russia. Except for Barry Manilow. If a Manilow Concert Tour fails to bring Putin to his knees offer to trade Madonna.Th…
A protester is arrested in New York City during a demonstration at the Russian Consulate supporting Pussy Riot. Three band members were sentenced to prison in Moscow Friday.
MOSCOW - Three punk rock-style activists who briefly took over a cathedral in a raucous prayer for deliverance from Vladimir Putin were sentenced to two years in prison for hooliganism on Friday, a decision that drew protests around the world as it highlighted the Russian president's intensi…