By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
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The yardstick used in the immigration bill to determine border control may produce too rosy a picture of how well the Border Patrol is doing in cracking down on illegal crossings, according to an independent study released Monday that threatens to upend the immigration debate.
The United States has targeted and killed hundreds of suspected low-level fighters in Pakistani, Afghan and unidentified extremist groups in Pakistan's tribal areas, despite assurances from the Obama administration that remote controlled drone aircraft strikes are used only against known senior leaders of al Qaeda.
The Obama administration faces an uphill battle in its growing effort to convince China to play a more active role in steering North Korea away from provoking a military conflict on the divided Korean Peninsula, foreign policy insiders say.
North Korea's military ratcheted up its threat to carry out a nuclear strike on the U.S. to new heights Thursday — just hours after the Pentagon announced the deployment of an American ballistic missile defense system to Guam.
That Treasury Department official Harry Dexter White was a Soviet agent — perhaps the most important one in the Red-riddled Roosevelt administration — has been well-documented in defector reports and intercepted intelligence cables. Now startling new evidence has emerged on an attempt by White to tilt international economic policy in favor of the Soviet Union during the postwar Bretton Woods Conference in New Hampshire.
North Korea's third nuclear test has put the burden on China to punish its communist ally, but Beijing is unlikely to do anything to hurt Pyongyang, Asia analysts said Tuesday.
North Korea’s third nuclear test has put the burden on China to punish its communist ally, but Beijing is unlikely to do anything to hurt Pyongyang, Asia analysts said Tuesday.
Tim Geithner is jumping from U.S. Treasury Secretary to the Council on Foreign Relations, as distinguished fellow based in New York, starting later this month.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry will be confronted by a daunting task Monday when he arrives at Foggy Bottom: winning over the rank-and-file diplomats at the State Department, where the outspoken love for Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former secretary, remains on full display.
Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her legacy as America's top diplomat Thursday and praised President Obama for making the nation "stronger at home and more respected in the world" than it was four years ago.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden told environmental activists at the Sunday "Green Ball" inaugural event that the White House would not fail to enact climate change policy.
In hindsight, Sen. John F. Kerry was the obvious pick for President Obama when he went looking for someone to replace outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
On Monday, President Obama nominated former Nebraska GOP senator Chuck Hagel to replace Leon Panetta as the next secretary of defense.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's power grab presents a unique opportunity for the Obama administration to take a firm position on what the United States will tolerate from post-Arab Spring governments, foreign-policy analysts say.
President Obama's postelection trip to Southeast Asia presages a greater second-term focus on that region, but some foreign-policy analysts say that shouldn't distract from the need to build better alliances with U.S. neighbors, which could be key to restoring the nation's sluggish economy.