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How on earth do you get a bipartisan consensus against cuts and for stimulus? Call it the defense budget.
With Libyan government forces advancing towards the rebel capital of Benghazi, the time for possible military intervention by the U.S. and its NATO or other allies appears to be running short.
Just how American bullets make their way into Bahraini guns, into weapons used by troops suppressing pro-democracy protesters, opens a wider window into the shadowy relationships between the Pentagon and a number of autocratic states in the Arab world.
Fukushima has been but a minor inconvenience to nuclear energy advocates.
Will the Department of Energy stop trying to spur a nuclear renaissance?
Will Japan's crippled reactors slow the renewed rush to nuclear energy?
Prime Minister Putin one-ups Vice President Biden.
The playwright Wajahat Ali talks about the King hearings and the cultural impact of Islamophobia.
Nine months after stepping down as Prime Minister, Yukio Hatoyama conceded that he had just given "deterrence" as the factor necessitating retention of the US Marine Corps on Okinawa because he needed a pretext.
The presidential summit made a show of putting the bi-national relationship back on track - in precisely the wrong direction.