Among the 140 participants at the Bilderberg Conference that begins Thursday in the spectacular Grove Hotel, some 20 miles northwest of London: American Enterprise Institute fellow Richard Perle, former CIA Director David H. Petraeus, former World Bank President James Wolfensohn, former Treasury secretaries Timothy F. Geithner and Robert Rubin, Washington Post CEO Donald Graham, Stratfor geopolitical analyst Robert Kaplan, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and The Economist Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.
Rep. Tom Cotton took to the House floor Wednesday afternoon "to express grave doubts about the Obama Administration's counterterrorism policies and programs."
As President Bush prepares for Thursday's opening of his library on the campus of Southern Methodist University, he's already pushing his younger brother Jeb to begin the next chapter of the Bush family political legacy.
No one can continue to assert that President Obama is simply incompetent. Yes, he is indeed that. But that was all before the "sequester."
John O. Brennan, President Obama's pick to lead the CIA, defended the administration's drone execution program before Congress on Thursday, saying that in war the commander in chief has the right to order a targeted killing — but agreeing that Congress should be more involved in knowing what is happening.
An irate Egyptian threw a shoe at Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday as the Iranian President was touring Egypt, an act viewed as a high insult in the Muslim world.
Watchdog groups have repeatedly taken President Obama to task for not living up to his pledge to run the "most open and transparent administration in history." Now, the bipartisan leaders of a congressional oversight panel are piling on with fresh criticism of the administration's performance.
Even though the White House Cabinet turnstile seems to be spinning out of control in recent weeks with first-term secretaries bolting for the private sector and fresh faces coming in rapidly, President Obama is still weeks behind in putting together his second-term team compared with the pace set by the previous two presidents.