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Climate change, global warming, extreme weather -- call it what you will -- is the obvious deal-breaker in human, if not planetary, history.
The U.S. risks rupturing tenuous diplomatic talks with Iran in a new resolution introduced to Congress that vouches U.S. support for Israel.
DC credibility, Netanyahu's red line, and shame about nuclear disarmament.
"Argo" is more tone-deaf to the Middle East than "Zero Dark Thirty."
Despite a massive effort by "pro-Israel" neoconservatives to derail his nomination, the Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense.
In fact, sequestration will not "gut" our military. Sequestration will take our military budget back to the level it was in 2007, when we were still fighting two wars.
While Washington publicly advocates for open dialogue and reform between Bahrain's regime and the opposition, its policy has so far avoided exerting any real pressure on the kingdom to achieve these ends.
While the official narrative of the Obama administration is sceptical of arming militant groups in Syria, divisions within the administration leave the door open for any number of policies toward the country.
In one region of the world - in this century at least - the sun never rose on US-choreographed torture.
The Washington Post, along with other news outlets, had by "an informal arrangement" agreed two years ago to suppress news of a secret Saudi drone base - at the request of the Obama administration.