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For more than a decade, Iran has successfully bought time from its nuclear detractors by negotiating in bad faith as it worked feverishly to develop nuclear weapons. Tehran now has bought six more months.
There's good news and bad news in Barack Obama's sucker deal with Iran. The Iranians get all the good news, and the West gets all the bad news. The only good news for the good guys is that the deal, like Obamacare, is President Obama's baby. Sometimes, the baby daddy has to pay up.
John R. Bolton, ambassador to the United Nations in President George W. Bush's administration, isn't pulling punches about the United States' forged agreement with Iran: It's a poor deal.
Typhoon Haiyan — perhaps the strongest tropical storm ever to make landfall — has shifted the international humanitarian-assistance machine into high gear.
The Environmental Protection Agency's Nov. 15 proposal to reduce its biofuel target for 2014 is a step in the right direction, but doesn't go far enough.
More than 11,000 young boys and girls have been killed in the nearly three-year civil war in Syria, according to a report from the Oxford Research Group.
Away from pomp and fanfare surrounding the multiparty talks in Geneva that resulted in this weekend's nuclear deal with Iran, senior Obama administration officials and other sources are now revealing that U.S. and Iran actually, and very secretly, have been engaged in high-level direct talks for more than a year.
The feeling inside the Capitol Rotunda could only be described as surreal. A young political reporter all of 27, I was standing beside former U.S. Sen. Claude Pepper of Florida and former U.N. ambassador and two-time presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson. To my other side, within arms' reach, was our nation's first lady, veiled in mourning as her husband lay inside the flag-draped coffin before us.
A rare U.S. drone strike on an Islamic seminary outside Pakistan's tribal areas — where most past strikes have occurred — is fueling a heated international debate on the Obama administration's commitment to limiting civilian casualties.