Regions / North America
After initial bucking, Tea Partiers soon hew to the Republican line on defense.
The U.S. and India should not sign a treaty that will only serve the short-term interests of large corporations, and undermine the authority of governments to protect their people from financial crisis.
The historic Republican landslide will almost certainly make Obama's vision of a more positive U.S. role in international affairs more difficult to pursue.
The Obama agenda, instead of coming to term after four years, is suffering a miscarriage halfway through.
Its symbolic importance to Latin America cannot be under-estimated.
The next time nukes are knocked offline it might not just be an engineering failure.
Republican maintains that if new START were in effect, nuke-base failure would have left U.S. vulnerable.
The New START treaty is best called an arms affirmation treaty, since ratification will affirm the continued commitment to maintain and fund our nuclear and non-nuclear weapons programs.
The United States has pursued an "eagle" approach of military intervention overseas for much of its history. Will President Obama change the direction of U.S. foreign policy?
Is climate change a business opportunity, columnist Laura Carlsen asks, or a chance to change the way we structure our economies and our lives?