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China vows to respond to US surveillance flights

China vows to respond to US surveillance flights

China said Thursday it will continue responding to U.S. military surveillance flights off its coast, rejecting American ...

2016: IOWA POLL SHOWS HUGE LEAD FOR... MITT ROMNEY

2016: IOWA POLL SHOWS HUGE LEAD FOR... MITT ROMNEY

A new poll shows that two-time losing GOP candidate for President Mitt Romney leads in Iowa among candidates for the 2016 ...

US Considering New Relief Mission in Iraq

US Considering New Relief Mission in Iraq

The Obama administration is considering a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been ...

When It Comes to War in Iraq and Syria, Senate Dems Prefer No Congressional Vote

When It Comes to War in Iraq and Syria, Senate Dems Prefer No Congressional Vote

Speaking anonymously to The Hill, Senate Democrats' aides blast Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.) for demanding congressional vote ...

Republican veterans chairman blasts Obama speech

Republican veterans chairman blasts Obama speech

The top Republican on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs panel said Obama’s executive actions “fall far ...

GOP Senate Candidate Uses Foley Execution Video In Campaign Ad

GOP Senate Candidate Uses Foley Execution Video In Campaign Ad

A Republican candidate for Senate on Monday posted a campaign video online that includes a still image from the video released ...

 
 
Against Islamic State, ‘We Are Our Own Worst Enemy’

Against Islamic State, ‘We Are Our Own Worst Enemy’

To generate support for increasing or initiating U.S. military operations, the American people must be frightened and greatly concerned for the danger the lurks around the corner.Remember how Saddam Hussein ...

 
Five questions President Obama faces as his vacation ends

Five questions President Obama faces as his vacation ends

Here’s the good news for President Obama: His “vacation from hell” is over.And here's the bad news: He still faces many of the same problems that interfered with his plans for a drama-free ...

 

'Someone on the left' will challenge Hillary Clinton

At a time when the nation is down on Obama’s leadership, a new poll finds that they also see likely 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as his mirror image, someone who wouldn’...

 
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?

The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?

The debate over whether the U.S. would aid Japan in a fight against China misses the crucial question.

 
US LOOKS FORWARD TO WORKING WITH TURKEY’S NEW PM

US LOOKS FORWARD TO WORKING WITH TURKEY’S NEW PM

U.S. Foreign Ministry spokesman Marie Harf said on Thursday that the U.S. is looking forward to working with the next prime minister of Turkey after the AK Party nominated Ahmet Davutoğlu for the prime ...

 
Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton Is A

Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton Is A 'War Hawk'

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton "a war hawk," Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another ...

 
Iran unveils new missiles, drones as Rouhani says goal is deterrence, defense

Iran unveils new missiles, drones as Rouhani says goal is deterrence, defense

Iran unveiled a new generation of short-range marine missiles and aerial drones on Sunday, as President Hassan Rouhani said its military doctrine was based on deterring and countering threats from unnamed ...

 
No good time for vacation: Obama taking less days off than predecessors, too much for critics

No good time for vacation: Obama taking less days off than predecessors, too much for critics

President Barack Obama has spent less time away from the White House than his predecessors. But his two-week break on the resort island of Martha's Vineyard and hours on the golf course have his detractors ...

 
From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression

From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression

Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.

 
Captured Journalist Steven Sotloff Noted for His Heartfelt War Reporting

Captured Journalist Steven Sotloff Noted for His Heartfelt War Reporting

As the world waits to see what the terrorist group ISIS will do to American journalist Steven Sotloff, held under threat of death unless the U.S. stops intervening in Iraq, Sotloff's family awaits his ...

 
Texas Gov. Rick Perry pushing for more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq days after taking mugshot

Texas Gov. Rick Perry pushing for more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq days after taking mugshot

The potential 2016 presidential candidate dismissed the 'limited' air strikes that President Obama has ordered as insufficient. Perry also shrugged off the pair of indictments issued against him last ...

 
American Citizens Are Relegated to the Back of the Line for Jobs

American Citizens Are Relegated to the Back of the Line for Jobs

When it comes to President Barack Obama, I have always maintained his race has never been a factor in the rejection of his policies.The color of one’s skin shouldn't matter in this country.Yet, ...

 
U.S. military tried, but failed to rescue journalist Foley, other hostages

U.S. military tried, but failed to rescue journalist Foley, other hostages

The U.S. military earlier this year carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, a U.S. official said on Wednesday, in an operation that the Pentagon ...