Vladimir Putin is a lucky man. And he’s got three more years of luck to come.
Historical analogizing is a risky business, but in the wake of Vladimir Putin’s strike on Ukraine, it’s also a growth industry.
The following editorial appeared Monday in the Washington Post:
One hundred years after a spark in Central Europe ignited a conflagration from which the world has not yet recovered and from which Europe will never recover, armed forces have crossed an international border in Central Europe, eliciting this analysis from Secretary of State John Kerry: “It’…
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —
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.”
The many jaundiced assessments of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the fifth anniversary of its enactment were understandable, given that the sluggish recovery, now drowsing through the second half of its fifth year, is historically anemic.
To the surprise of no one, state Treasurer Doug Ducey, who raised more than a million dollars with an exploratory committee he launched last July, formally jumped into the race for governor — twice.
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:
PHOENIX — Unable to get elected governor in three tries, Democrat Terry Goddard is hoping to get to the state’s No. 2 spot.
PHOENIX — Ken Bennett formally kicked off his bid to become governor Tuesday by proposing to replace the state’s income tax by increasing the number of goods and services subject to the state sales tax.
Call it the Hassle Maxim:
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at times emotional and fierce, insisted on Wednesday that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain says he is taking on the Obama administration for not preventing the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya.
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.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A fresh-faced Barack Obama buried Republican John McCain in anti-incumbent sentiment four years ago. Now the 2008 presidential nominee says it’s the president’s turn to feel the heat.
PHOENIX — Arizonans will get a chance to decide if they want to keep state sales taxes as high as they are now.
PHOENIX (AP) — Secretary of State Ken Bennett is appealing a court ruling that overturned his decision that a paperwork error should keep a sales tax increase off Arizona's ballot.
PHOENIX — Secretary of State Ken Bennett was wrong in refusing to process initiative petitions seeking to permanently extend the state's one-cent sales tax, a judge ruled today.