President Barack Obama’s second term was supposed to be a crowning opportunity to make his mark on the world stage, but instead he's leading an intense effort… Read more "Legacy at risk, Obama struggles to redefine foreign policy"
By Suzanne Goldenberg The president will try to get the public behind new rules to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. This story was originally published… Read more "Obama Expected To Move Forward With Climate Plan in State of the Union"
By Kevin Gosztola German media reports new details related to National Security Agency spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone. Her phone was on a list for… Read more "NSA Official: Obama Was Informed of Spying on Merkel’s Cellphone, Let It Continue"
The FBI’s new director says he supports the government’s electronic surveillance program as a useful, “legal” tool, even though he opposed eavesdropping activities under ex-president George W.… Read more "New FBI director James Comey defends Obama’s surveillance program"
August 26, 2013 - Royal Navy vessels are being readied to take part in a possible series of cruise missile strikes, alongside the United States, as military… Read more "Britain and U.S. prepare missile strikes on Syria ‘within days’"
by Akiva Eldar It is safe to assume that you have never heard of Menachem Zivotofsky. In fact, there is no particular reason for you to know…… Read more “No Surprises in US Court Decision On Jerusalem’s Status”
Yemen is demanding $20 million from the US to build a rehab center for former Guantanamo detainees that would be extradited to the country. The facility would…… Read more “Rebel rehab: Former Gitmo prisoners to be ‘de-programmed’ in Yemen”