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  • U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...
  • Guillermo Martinez: US must stop neglecting Latin American issues

    The best thing one can say about President Obama's Latin American policy is he has paid so little attention to the region, that he has not made any major blunder. If one looks at the Middle East, one can point to many minor and major policy mistakes made...
  • I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?

     I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?
    The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to "Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth...
  • Talk of financial aid for Ukraine gains traction

    Talk of financial aid for Ukraine gains traction
    WASHINGTON — Russia's military action in Crimea has strengthened support for economic aid to beleaguered Ukraine, yet the multibillion-dollar package under discussion in world capitals still must navigate a treacherous course. With Russian...
  • Ben Affleck on 'This Week'; John Kerry on 'Face the Nation'

    Ben Affleck on 'This Week'; John Kerry on 'Face the Nation'
    For Oscar Sunday, ABC has lined up Ben Affleck and Nate Silver for "This Week." Affleck directed "Argo," which won best picture last year. He testified this week before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations about violence in the Democratic...
  • Congressional leaders back Obama on Ukraine, warn Russia

    WASHINGTON--Congressional leaders backed President Obama's warning Friday that "there will be costs" of any Russian military intervention in Ukraine, and pledged to provide support for the embattled former Soviet state as tensions rise in the region. In...
  • Watch Seth Rogen testify before Congress about Alzheimer's disease

    Watch Seth Rogen testify before Congress about Alzheimer's disease
    Seth Rogen visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday not to discuss the legalization of marijuana, nor to shoot the third season of Netflix's "House of Cards." No, Mr. Rogen went to Washington to make a case for Alzheimer's disease research. Yeah, we're just as...
  • Obama's mortifying embrace of checkbook diplomacy

    How stupid can you be and still be a U.S. ambassador? I went to Wikipedia to find out. I looked up George Tsunis, President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Norway, who embarrassed himself at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Don't believe polls saying Cubans oppose embargo

    Pardon my skepticism on the recent wave of stories and polls giving the impression Cuban Americans now favor lifting the embargo and that the rich on this side of the Florida Straits are willing to go and invest in Castro's Communist island. Neither of...
  • Iran sanctions remain despite nuclear deal, U.S. officials say

    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials insisted to a Senate panel Tuesday that a temporary deal meant to curb Iran's nuclear program is not about to destroy restraints on world trade with Tehran. At a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations...
  • What difference, at this point, does accurate context make?

     
    Didn't Hillary shout, "What difference, at this point, does it make?" when asked months ago if mistakes were made?... John Kass today Well, no, she didn't give this answer in response to a question about whether mistakes were made in......
  • U.S. to sell, lease Apache attack helicopters to Iraqi forces

    U.S. to sell, lease Apache attack helicopters to Iraqi forces
    WASHINGTON — Iraq’s embattled government will be allowed to buy and lease Apache attack helicopters to help fight a renewed insurgency after a U.S. lawmaker lifted his long-running objections to the deal, the Pentagon said Monday. The...