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  • Hague Tribunal controversy hints at US-Israeli aims

    PARIS -- The irresistible impulse to aggrandize power, which has been evident in American foreign policy since (at least) the fall of the East-West bipolar system in 1991, was demonstrated last week by the NSA revelations of Edward Snowden. Now there is a...
  • Global domination and databases

    PARIS -- Global domination is a relatively recent ambition of nations. Wars of religion and ideology existed in Europe, notably the wars of religion, which ended with the Treaties of Westphalia and established the system of state sovereignty, and the...
  • Conflicts within Islam complicate US foreign policy

    PARIS -- The unforeseen consequences of American Middle Eastern policy since the Second World War are now making themselves apparent. In the beginning, American policy was to control the principal oil-producing Muslim states. Negotiations between Franklin...
  • Arab spring best left alone

    PARIS -- The cry from the Obama administration's policy desks since last week is how "we" can "get this revolution back on track." "We" are not only talking about the Cairo revolution, but the revolutionary Arab springtime as a whole, with all of its...
  • Syrian intervention can only lead into yet another war

    PARIS -- When Barack Obama foolishly remarked last fall that if the Bashar al-Assad government in Syria made use of chemical weapons in its fight to suppress the insurrection in that country, it would cross a "red line" so far as the American government...
  • While Russia offers peace, US grasps at credibility

    PARIS -- President Obama's speech on Syria Tuesday evening was a curious affair, a call to go to war that ended by saying: yes, but not now. He might as well have said, "But as for the future, if ignored, I shall do such things as to make the world...
  • Biden plans to meet with Israel's prime minister and president

    Biden plans to meet with Israel's prime minister and president
    SHANNON, Ireland -- Vice President Joe Biden will hold separate meetings with Israel’s prime minister and president as part of his visit leading a U.S. delegation to mourn the late Ariel Sharon, the vice president’s office said Sunday....
  • Israel's Ariel Sharon buried with military honors on his ranch

    Israel's Ariel Sharon buried with military honors on his ranch
    SYCAMORE RANCH, Israel -- After an official state funeral featuring international dignitaries and flowery eulogies, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was buried with military honors Monday at his family ranch in southern Israel. In keeping with...
  • Israeli, world leaders remember Ariel Sharon in state ceremony

    Israeli, world leaders remember Ariel Sharon in state ceremony
    JERUSALEM -- Under skies dotted with scattered clouds and a blimp, Israeli and international leaders attended the state memorial ceremony held Monday for former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died Saturday. Draped in an Israeli flag and...
  • Obama's place in history already assured

    PARIS -- The overall failure of American foreign policy during the first Obama presidency was foreseeable. Mr. Obama had been a law professor and an urban organizer. He took his foreign policy views from reading the newspapers, and he appointed as his...
  • Biden pays tribute to Ariel Sharon as courageous, 'complex' leader

    Biden pays tribute to Ariel Sharon as courageous, 'complex' leader
    JERUSALEM — Reaffirming the United States' "unflagging" commitment to Israel, Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute Monday to the country’s late prime minister, Ariel Sharon, as a “complex man” whose life “traced the...
  • Interview with Ariel Sharon

    (NOTICE. For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) Cal Thomas conducted an interview with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Oct. 12, 2003 in which...