Secretary of State Colin Powell used to talk about the Pottery Barn Rule: If you break something, such as a foreign government, you’ve bought it. Unfortunately, the U.S. has a long history of intervening and leaving chaos behind. This is what I call the Blowback Rule of unintended consequences.
Donald Trump's accusation that President Obama and Hillary Clinton are "founders of ISIS" is not only a good example of his reckless fear-mongering but also his complete lack of understanding about true threats to national security.
The State Department's inspector general has found that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and staff close to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice received classified national security information on their personal accounts, according to information disclosed Thursday by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings.
Underpinning the coverage of the Hillary Clinton email scandal is a double standard: She is being pilloried for email practices that are widely used throughout government from local school districts up to the federal level, from junior up to senior administrators and from many past as well as current officials.
Ships from six foreign countries and all over the East Coast, plus Texas, will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday morning during a press conference.
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
Milton Bromberg, a custom tailor and decorated World War II veteran who visited the White House to fit President Bill Clinton in suits, died of respiratory failure Nov. 1 at Season's Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 90 and lived in Owings Mills.
There's a long history of vice presidents being denied a second term, either because the man in the role chose to shed a thankless, end-of-the-road political job or because some strategist imagined that a different nominee might offer a better geographical or other balance to the ticket.
Activists hoping to repeal Maryland's same-sex marriage law plan to deliver the first batch of petitions Tuesday. Both sides will be looking at the number and geographic spread of the signers to gauge support for the repeal effort.
Two months before the Baltimore Grand Prix, the race's organizers, desperate for cash, entered into a $1.1 million loan they believed was necessary to save the event. But the two-month loan ended up draining funds needed to pay city taxes, organizers say.