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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
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Latest Kenneth Pollack Items
A dramatic uptick in violence and political instability in Iraq has raised fears that Baghdad once again is tilting toward civil war.
A dramatic uptick in violence and political instability in Iraq have raised fears that Baghdad once again is tilting toward civil war.
President Obama's claim that he would use military force to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon isn't backed up by his track record of avoiding such unilateral action in international crises, national security analysts say.
It's not often that an opinion article shakes up Washington and changes the way a major issue is viewed. But that happened last week, when the New York Times printed an opinion article by Brookings Institution analysts Michael O'Hanlon and Ken Pollack on the progress of the surge strategy in Iraq.
Most Democrats seem so invested in defeat in Iraq that they apparently have no "Plan B," which would be success.