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  • CBS TV News Bias
    CBS News cover up? Israel's Netanyahu criticism of Obama edited from interview
    While the debate over news media bias continues with the majority of anchors and reporters beingaccused of left-wing bias, onthe once venerated CBS television network Sunday morning news show, Face the Nation, the host and producers decided to...
  • Seeking a better way
    What could be worse than Hamas?
    According to Defense Intelligence Agency director U.S. Army Lt. General Michael Flynn and a Reuters report, if Israel destroys Hamas, something worse might take its place. He suggests that the replacement might be an organization like ISIS that is...
  • Secretary Kerry
    American fecklessness in the Middle East
    Secretary of State John Kerry appears feckless in the Israel and Hamas ceasefire negotiations because he is unabashedly negotiating with terrorists via proxy. Some Gaza citizens want peace and jobs, while some are aligned with 25,000 Hamas...
  • The Obama Doctrine delivered at West Point.
    The Obama Doctrine equals smart power
    In a speech yesterday to graduating West Point cadets, President Obama made the case for why he’s done what he’s done on the world’s stage. And being that he’s utilized just about every kind of strategy in meeting America...
  • Defense Secretary Hagel
    Russians clam up and snub Defense Secretary Hagel
    The Russian government isn’t responding well to the public lashings and warnings that it has received incessantly from all fronts in the Obama administration. They’ve got the message and they know that it isn’t changing:...
  • Kerry threatens
    Pull the trigger on Putin's Russia
    They can’t say that they were not warned. Russia is about to enter the deep freeze and it will take 30 years or more to get out, if then. It will take three times that period for American to pay off the Iraq and Afghanistan wars of...
  • Barack Obama
    Diplomatic deal with Russia over the Ukraine sounds like 'states' rights'
    Basically, diplomats set forth a deal that would grant amnesty to all protesters who occupy government facilities (except those who have committed capital crimes) in exchange for amendments to the Ukraine constitution that will give more autonomy...
  • Francis Rooney
    Former U.S. ambassador to Vatican talks diplomacy at Virginia book festival
    Ambassador Francis Rooney came to Charlottesville on March 19 to speak about his recent book, The Global Vatican: An Inside Look at the Catholic Church, World Politics, and the Extraordinary Relationship between the United States and the Holy See....
  • Obama Israel
    Administration critics may force war
    Iran and the United States negotiate in what political scientists call a two-level game. The executives of both countries negotiate with each other, but they also have to negotiate with their domestic forces (and international allies). Domestic...
  • John Kerry testifies
    Kerry asks for room to negotiate
    Secretary of State John Kerry defended the administration's first-step deal with Iran to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday. He argued that the Congress passing new sanctions before the 6 month negotiation period ends would disrupt...
  • Thanking American leadership across the world.
    Thanking our troops and remembering our responsibilities
    Thanksgiving remains one of those few moments when we actually reflect on our blessings. We count what we have gained and what we have lost. The table is not only a place of celebration but also commemoration, especially for the men and women in...
  • Senator Robert Menendez
    Tit for tat: Balancing Iran and US diplomacy
    Iran has a good cop and bad cop strategy going on according to a Fox News report. Rouhani is the good cop and hard-liners in his government are the bad ones. So, the US has a good cop and bad cop dimension too. President Obama and his emissary,...
  • Saturday night news briefing on Iranian deal
    President Obama: 'We cannot close the door on diplomacy'
    Shortly after the news broke late Saturday night concerning a breakthrough in negotiations with Iran, President Obama held a rare Saturday night news briefing from the White House in order to outline the conditions in the agreement. The agreement...
  • Deal reached between Iran, six world powers on Iran's nuclear program
    Deal reached between Iran, six world powers on Iran's nuclear program
    A deal has been reached between Iran and six world powers to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions.According to Reuters on Nov. 23, Iran came to a deal with the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia to curb its nuclear program in...
  • Sheldon Adelson
    Sheldon Adelson recommends using nuclear weapons on Iran
    It should really come as no surprise that one of the largest financial contributors to the G.O.P., as Connor Simpson of The Atlantic points out, has the same approach to diplomacy that the Tea Party has to governance.during a panel discussion with...