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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Woodrow Wilson International Center
The flaring of global hots spots such as Ukraine and Syria dramatically illustrates the dwindling influence of President Obama in foreign affairs and the staying power of his perennial rival, Russian President Vladimir Putin, analysts say.
Conservative candidate Juan Hernandez's victory this week in Honduras' presidential election poses a potentially dangerous role for the military in the crime-riddled Central American nation, regional analysts say.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to ask President Obama to end U.S. drone strikes against suspected terrorists in Pakistan and mediate a long-standing dispute with India when the two leaders meet at the White House on Wednesday.
President Obama's foreign policy strategy of "soft power" and reliance on international organizations is suffering setbacks around the globe this year, including from Egypt, Syria, Russia and China.
Pakistan's historic national elections on Saturday will likely produce a hung parliament and a government intent on distancing itself from the U.S.
It was one of the best one-liners of any recent State of the Union address: President Obama, joking about government waste, said the Commerce Department is in charge of salmon fishing in saltwater, the Interior Department handles them when they’re in freshwater — “and I hear it gets even more complicated once they’re smoked.”
Michael Lothian, a Conservative party member of Britain's House of Lords, sees a fundamental contradiction in the European Union's demand for more power, which is always masked under the benign-sounding rubric of "shared sovereignty" among the 27 member nations.
President Obama's postelection trip to Southeast Asia presages a greater second-term focus on that region, but some foreign-policy analysts say that shouldn't distract from the need to build better alliances with U.S. neighbors, which could be key to restoring the nation's sluggish economy.
A former Israeli spymaster is urging the United States to launch a military strike against Iran's nuclear sites because Washington has the ability to inflict greater damage than his own nation.
A Sudanese man who traveled to South Sudan in May to help rebuild a church and ended up being arrested, tortured and charged with terrorism while on a trip north to Sudan, says his countrymen are mobilizing to topple the regime in Khartoum and desperately need U.S. support.
For the first time, the influx of Asians moving to the U.S. has surpassed that of Hispanics, reflecting a slowdown in illegal immigration while American employers increase their demand for high-skilled workers.
John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, publicly acknowledged on Monday that the U.S. has conducted targeted airstrikes against terrorists, also known as drone attacks.
One year after Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden, a weakened, fragmented al Qaeda is collaborating with other terrorist and militant groups to target and attack U.S. and Western interests abroad, intelligence officials say.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta says the Pentagon will need to make difficult budget cuts to find more than $450 billion in savings, and the cuts may include lawmakers' pet projects or weapons programs in their regions.