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With pressure to slash the 1.3 trillion-dollar federal deficit rising sharply, the public debate over whether to exempt the Pentagon from such cuts is moving rapidly toward centre-stage.
Is the graying of the planet actually a greater threat than resource depletion?
A Democratic vote which most Republicans actually don't want to vote no on.
President Obama's signed executive order to close Guantanamo has gone nowhere -- nor have cases of those awaiting justice with the prison's walls.
A new book by Caleb Rossiter explores the roots of the U.S. tendency toward intervention overseas.
Concern for its burgeoning elderly population may explain China's monetary policies better than competition with the West.
The "Okinawa problem" has emerged as a crucial bone of contention, not only between the US and Japanese governments but between the people of Okinawa and both governments.
Senator Jon Kyl continues to flip-flop on New START.
We Americans believe that we are entitled to special treatment.
Thailand extradites Viktor Bout to the United States.