Turkey was no doubt delighted when British Prime Minister David Cameron sacrificedthe Jewish state upon the altar of political expediency while having the audacity to declare himself to be a friend of Israel ("With friends like these ..." Opinion, June 2).
The arrangement would see the victorious Liberal Party forge a coalition with the Christian Democratic Appeal, backed by the outside support of the anti-Islam Freedom Party.
Rep. Charlie Rangel is getting sympathy from some fellow Democrats but scant support from others as he faces trial on several ethics charges.
The Obama administration is asking Congress for new powers to fight identity fraud after undercover government investigators obtained U.S. passports using forged documents for the second time in less than two years.
Russia has broadened the authority of the Federal Security Service, the KGB's main successor agency, giving it Soviet-style repressive powers in a move critics say could be used to stifle protests and intimidate government opponents.
Republicans will pick up a minimum of 10 state legislative chambers in November, putting the party in a much stronger position for the coming battles on redistricting and the battle for control of the House, Republican State Legislative Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie predicted Thursday.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Thursday said the greatest threat to national security is radical Islam, but the greatest battlefront for that threat is at home.
President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. pledged to end abuse of no-bid contracting and require competitive bidding on nearly all contract orders for more than $25,000 across the federal government. But the White House has made at least one exception.
President Obama's nominee to be chief of U.S. intelligence, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper, was unanimously approved Thursday by the Senate Intelligence Committee.