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  • Joe Biden update: No 'Mission Accomplished' claim on Iraq, but no 'victory' either

     
    The Democrat gives a preview of the president's speech next week on the U.S. troop drawdown in Iraq....
  • Obama's United Nations address 2.0: Now is the time for Mideast peace and we're serious about Iran

     
    A 33-minute recounting of his administration's international activities in the last year....
  • Has nuclear arms control worked?

    Today's topic: Has the strategy to stop the spread of nuclear weapons through the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty -- in which existing nuclear powers can keep but reduce their arsenals while other nations are barred from developing bombs -- been...
  • No-nuke world: a pipe dream?

    No-nuke world: a pipe dream?
    Today's topic: Is it even possible to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, let alone completely rid the world of them? Are there some countries that should always maintain nuclear arsenals? Andrew Grotto and Gabriel Schoenfeld finish their debate. America...
  • Can a dictator oversee an election?

    Today, Curtis and Katulis discuss Pakistan's upcoming elections. Yesterday, they debated whether fighting terrorism is worth giving U.S. foreign aid to an undemocratic regime. Later in the week, they'll discuss Benazir Bhutto, how losing Pakistan's...
  • McCain slaps Obama and Bush on nukes

     
    by Frank James Earlier today, I wrote about Sen. John McCain being heckled during his speech in Denver today on nuclear proliferation today but what about the speech itself? McCain took the opportunity of the today's speech to belittle Sen.......
  • War talk: Not to be taken 'all seriously?'

     
    by Mark Silva It may be best not to take too seriously any of the war plans, or withdrawal plans, that candidates for president are making, one seasoned military analyst says. Too much is open for change by the time......
  • Miringoff remembering Russert

     
    Lee Miringoff, familiar to NY followers of things political as the godfather of the Marist Poll, passes along his memories of Tim Russert, who was chief of staff to Moynihan when Lee first met him: "Tim and I knew......
  • Obama: Iraq War a distraction

     
    by Mike Dorning On the eve of a trip to foreign capitals in the Middle East and Europe, Barack Obama delivered a lengthy foreign policy address today that sharpens distinctions with John McCain over Iraq. He left no doubt that,......
  • McCain vs. Bush: Russians in Georgia

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush will have lunch today at the George Bush Center for Intelligence, the headquarters compound of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., named for his father, the former president and CIA director. He will get......
  • Bush Texas-bound, eye on Georgia

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush postponed his summer vacation at his Texas ranch because of the crisis in Georgia. A day. Bush plans to leave for Crawford tomorrow. "Got a lot of folks, smart folks analyzing the situation on the......
  • More on Palin: Polar bears and pipelines

     
    Read a very nice primer on Palin from an Alaska blogger on Mudflats: She is against listing polar bears as an endangered species because it interferes with development. She favors letting hunters shoot wolves from airplanes. She favors ANWR......