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  • Keep the drone debate alive

    It's become accepted wisdom that Washington has become pathologically polarized and partisan, with every new debate inevitably breaking down along party lines. That's why it was so remarkable last week when Rand Paul's old-fashioned talking filibuster...
  • Where the buck still stops

    WASHINGTON -- A rare phenomenon occurred on Capitol Hill the other day when two ranking officials of the Obama administration testified that they had differed with the president they still served over providing arms to the rebels in Syria seeking to...
  • On talking things out

    WASHINGTON -- A Democratic president takes a bunch of Republican senators to dinner and invites the losing GOP vice-presidential nominee to lunch. Meanwhile, a freshman Republican filibusters the Senate for 13 hours against theoretical U.S. use of...
  • Counter-terrorism official says drones help prevent deeper conflicts

     
    President Obama’s top counter-terrorism advisor defended using drones to launch deadly missiles against militants and terrorist leaders in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, arguing Monday that the unmanned aircraft have helped prevent deeper military...
  • Diplomatic silence shrouds Chinese dissident Chen's situation

     
    U.S. and Chinese officials maintained silence Monday on the location and fate of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng as both sides sought to avert a diplomatic crisis during Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's coming visit to Beijing....
  • Osama bin Laden: ‘Rock Center’ looks back at raid, goes inside White House Situation Room

     
    NBC anchor Williams will interview the president in the Situation Room. Williams also talks to Vice President Joe Biden; Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Adm. Mike Mullen, USN, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (from 2007 to 2011); Tom...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
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  • Joel Osteen on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Hilary Rosen on ‘Meet the Press’

     
    CBS' "Face the Nation" looks at the Hispanic vote in 2012 with former Gov. Haley Barbour, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and California Gov. Jerry Brown. The program starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. A panel about the war on terror since bin...
  • U.S. thinks underwear bomb was built by Al Qaeda in Yemen

     
    The FBI is analyzing a sophisticated underwear bomb that U.S. officials believe was built by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen in an effort to target Western aviation....
  • Brennan defends U.S. drone attacks despite risks to civilians

     
    White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan on Sunday defended the administration's campaign of drone missile attacks against militants while acknowledging that the airstrikes have sometimes killed noncombatants....
  • McManus: The other drone question

    McManus: The other drone question
    It has been 11 years since the United States began using missile-firing drones to attack Al Qaeda in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. But only now are we beginning a full public debate on this new form of warfare, and it took the nomination of...
  • McManus: Reshuffling Obama's Cabinet

    McManus: Reshuffling Obama's Cabinet
    "Second terms are hard work," a veteran of the Bill Clinton White House told me Tuesday. "It's a good idea to get some fresh blood in there." But so far, President Obama seems more inclined to simply shuffle the chairs as he reshapes his Cabinet for...