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The pictures of an Iranian fleet approaching the U.S. shores sadly serve as a reminder of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis with old Cold War concepts of balance of power, psychological warfare and testing of U.S. administration combativeness.
Susan E. Rice, the White House national security adviser, met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday in Kabul, while the Pentagon urged the leader to change his mind and sign a security pact that would allow thousands of American troops to stay in the country beyond a 2014 withdrawal deadline.
The U.S. ambassador to Egypt has become a lightning rod for criticism among Egyptians who accuse her of embracing the deposed Muslim Brotherhood-led government, even as a popular uprising was building against it in the streets of Cairo.
The announcement that U.S. and Cuban officials will hold landmark talks this week toward restarting direct mail service between the two nations prompted a mix of reactions on Monday on whether the Obama administration plans a broader outreach to the Castro regime in the president’s second term.
The announcement that U.S. and Cuban officials will hold landmark talks this week about restarting direct mail service between the two nations prompted a mix of reactions Monday on whether the Obama administration plans a broader outreach to the Castro regime.
Iran and the world powers trying to curb Tehran's nuclear progress are coming to the negotiating table this week with the window shrinking on diplomacy. The Islamic republic is moving closer to the ability to make atomic arms, and that risks the threat of Mideast conflict.
In " The thankless role in saving democracy in Bangladesh" (Commentary, Jan. 30), Begum Khaleda Zia, the former prime minister of Bangladesh, places a laundry list of things surrounding Bangladesh's political muck before the U.S. administration, seeking the latter's intervention to "save" democracy. Ironically, the appeal comes from a tarnished politician, as she probably is to Bangladesh and the rest of the world, whose immediate past regime was termed as a "brutal kleptocracy" by the Economist magazine.
In “The thankless role in saving democracy in Bangladesh” (appearing online on 30 January 2013), Begum Khaleda Zia, a former prime minister of Bangladesh, places a laundry list of things surrounding Bangladesh’s political muck before the US administration seeking the latter’s intervention to “save” democracy.
For nearly 70 years, Okinawa has gotten more than its share of America's military — more jets rattling homes, more crimes rattling nerves.