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The future isn't what it used to be. Never in living memory have foreign policy pundits been father from consensus. China will rule the world, claims Martin Jacques' 2009 book, or collapse, insists Gordon Chang. America will (or should) remain the world's dominant power, argues Robert Kagan, or will go down in Armageddon, in Mark Steyn's latest page-turner.
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.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to the White House on Tuesday is meant to solidify ties with the United States, particularly in areas of defense and trade, ahead of NATO and Group of Eight meetings in May, U.S. and British officials said.
Hanging in the D.C. Superior Court building is a poster honoring eight "Black Women Paving the Way to Greatness in Politics." Most are deserving — but one comes as a shock, especially in a court of law: '60s radical Angela Davis.
The last time China's next president visited the United States, he bunked in the spare bedroom of a small-town Iowa home, replete with football wallpaper, a window's view of an old iron basketball hoop and "Star Wars" figurines on the dresser.
When it started, American teenagers were doing "The Twist." The United States had yet to put a man into orbit around the Earth, and a first-class U.S. postage stamp cost 4 cents.
Rarely does a diplomat speak so bluntly, but with that one word in a Twitter post, the U.S. ambassador to Russia set off a buzz in the blogosphere this week, as he slapped down a critic who accused him of trying to topple the government in the Kremlin.
When it started, American teenagers were doing the twist, the United States had yet to put a man into orbit around the Earth, and a first-class U.S. postage stamp cost 4 cents.
Russian state television this week denounced U.S. Ambassador Michael A. McFaul after the American envoy met with political opposition leaders in Moscow.