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Whether we like to admit it or not, the war on terrorism is still being fought. The immediate challenge is to identify the best strategy to permanently defeat the terrorist menace. Unless you share Gen. Michael V. Hayden's defeatist view of world affairs, that is.
A move by soccer's ruling bodies in England not to order clubs to observe a moment of silence for the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at matches this weekend has some in the country crying foul.
The U.S. Embassy in London found her "imperious" and "patronizing," with a "quick, if not profound, mind" and "frightfully English to boot."
So divisive was Thatcher's 11-year rule of Britain that her death at the age of 87 on Monday produced no tributes from the country's major sporting institutions. The Premier League even told soccer clubs that they would not have to hold a minute's silence in honor of the late British leader.
Love her or loathe her, one thing's beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain. Thatcher's former spokesman, Tim Bell, said that the former prime minister had died Monday morning of a stroke. She was 87 years old.
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who transformed Britain in the 1980s with a core of conservative convictions and history's most formidable handbag, died Monday of a stroke. She was 87 years old.
Margaret Thatcher captured Americans’ hearts and minds in a way few other foreign leaders have done, and much of that was because of the symbiotic relationship she had with President Reagan — a relationship that in many ways mirrored the storied “special” friendship between the two countries.
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was famous for her uncompromising political style and unapologetic embrace of bedrock British middle-class values. "The lady's not for turning," she once famously remarked in a political debate.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's ruling Conservative party has suffered a huge election defeat, as Friday parliamentary voting saw the scandal-ridden Liberal Democrat surge to first place.
British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriages.
A rebellion is brewing in Britain's political circles over Prime Minister David Cameron's pro-views of gay marriage.
Michael Lothian, a Conservative party member of Britain's House of Lords, sees a fundamental contradiction in the European Union's demand for more power, which is always masked under the benign-sounding rubric of "shared sovereignty" among the 27 member nations.
Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever "the world's oldest teenager." Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades.
Park Geun-hye, daughter of a divisive military strongman from South Korea's authoritarian era, was elected the country's first female president Wednesday, a landmark win that could mean a new drive to start talks with rival North Korea.
After leading his conservative party to a landslide victory that will bring it back to power after a three-year hiatus, Shinzo Abe stressed Monday that the road ahead will not be easy as he tries to revive Japan's sputtering economy and bolster its national security amid deteriorating relations with China.