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Highlighting foreign policy and defense stories that beggar credulity to the utmost.
Presidential candidates are praising it. Former administration officials are defending it. Will the United States backtrack on torture?
One of the albatrosses around the New START treaty's neck is missile defense.
A Vietnamese-American artist who arrived in the United States with one son and one shoe seeks to capture the debate on immigration in a huge mural.
Don't expect a virtual embassy and public diplomacy to have much effect on Iranians.
Tunisia is an indication that the U.S. recognizes it's been riding dark horses in the Middle-East for too long.
Defense cuts -- especially to nuclear weapons -- are the silver lining of our economic crisis.
New Israeli legislation limits and taxes contributions to organizations opposed to the occupation.
For sheer chutzpah, nothing can beat the U.S. request to Iran for the return of the downed drone.
But weaponization is by no means imminent.