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Hawks are using the death of journalists such as Marie Colvin to further the cause of military aid to Syria's opposition.
What would be the benefits to Iran of developing nuclear weapons?
Optimism about U.S. budget cuts to nukes was soon overtaken by tension over Iran's nuclear enrichment program and a fire on a Russian nuclear sub.
Is President Obama getting serious about nuclear disarmament again?
President Obama's new budget requests an increase in State Department funding, but simultaneously decreases funds vital for humanitarian, health, and other aid groups.
"If we manage to avoid this war, someone will deserve a Peace Prize, but probably not someone who already has one."
Whatever one thinks of Paul's candidacy, he has been raising legitimate and oft-ignored questions about U.S. military bases and troops abroad.
President Obama, too, is pushing the envelope with Tehran to keep the Republicans at bay.
Tax cuts for the rich means less money for national security.
The United States may also be working to ensure Georgian President Saakashvili's re-election.