Posts Tagged: Congress
Congress is trying to tie the president's hands on Iran--and it's about hegemony, not security.
Democrats joined Republicans in passing a new bill that makes peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors all the more difficult
Even if sequestration cuts across all military programs, this sort of ham-handed approach is safely doable.
The Obama administration is selling the U.S. public a pig in a poke with its military intervention in Libya.
How on earth do you get a bipartisan consensus against cuts and for stimulus? Call it the defense budget.
Reason must not be supplanted by guilt.
To understand just how bad the 112th Congress, elected on November 2nd and taking office on January 3rd, is likely to be for peace on Earth, one has to understand how incredibly awful the 110th and 111th Congresses have been during the past four years and then measure the ways in which things are likely to become even worse.
Military whistleblowers deserve safe channels to report wrongdoing they find on the ground without the fear of retaliation.
If the left doesn't come up with a credible and comprehensive alternative to a focus on reducing the deficit, argues FPIF columnist Walden Bello, the far right might eventually fill the policy vacuum.
The Gulf oil spill rightly provoked congressional outrage at the perpetrators. But where was the outrage for the oil spill in 2006 in Lebanon?