J Street, the liberal Middle East policy advocacy organization, on Sunday issued a statement acknowledging what the group had earlier denied: J Street received financial support from billionaire George Soros.
Iranian tyrant Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the United Nations General Assembly this week. This despot wields power because of blood and fraud, for as every Iranian and honest observer knows, his "election" was corrupted. In fact, on June 24, 2009, CNN recorded a telephone call from a terrified Iranian girl, who told of democracy demonstrators being hacked with axes, shot and thrown from bridges. She pleaded: "You should stop this ... you should help the people of Iran who demand freedom ... you should help us ... it's time to act." She was pleading to America, but her pleas fell on the Obama administration's deaf ears.
China is partially to blame for North Korea's human rights violations because of its policy of sending North Korean refugees back to the isolated communist dictatorship, members of a congressional panel said Thursday.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Thursday said that the United States is closely monitoring growing tensions between China and Japan while voicing strong U.S. support for Japan.
China is partially to blame for North Korea's human rights violations because of its policy of deporting North Korean refugees for repatriation, said Rep. Christopher H. Smith, New Jersey Republican, at a hearing Thursday by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission.
Never has one country enjoyed complete global domination as has America. For about five decades, the United States has been the strongest military, economic and cultural power on earth. For the past two decades, the international order has been America and the others (barely).
Venezuela's boorish, brutish president, Hugo Chavez, has long showed he has no tolerance for criticism at home, jailing political opponents or shutting down independent media. Now he has demonstrated he will tolerate no back talk from the United States, even from a mild-mannered diplomat.
The Obama administration says the latest round of sanctions appears to have succeeded in bringing additional pressure against Iran's nuclear program. But private experts question whether the penalties will achieve their goal of compelling Tehran to give up any nuclear ambitions.
Some say the San Miguel River is a river with eyes: A swimming child bolts from the water and disappears into the jungle. A boatman revs his outboard engine. A chain saw grinds to an ear-splitting whine - all potential warnings of illegally armed groups operating in this dense jungle, where a sizable portion of the world's cocaine is produced and shipped.