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It’s time to read the writing on the wall: Why the West no longer exists

It’s time to read the writing on the wall: Why the West no longer exists

WHATEVER the final outcome of the violently simmering crisis in Ukraine, and however likely it is that that embattled state ...

Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

— Philippine police armed with truncheon, shields and water hose clashed Wednesday with more than 100 left-wing activists ...

This Map Shows Why the US Is Critical to China

This Map Shows Why the US Is Critical to China's Energy Needs

In recent years, China has awakened to a growing dilemma. The country is increasingly dependent on energy imported through ...

Obama taps W. Neil Eggleston for White House counsel

Obama taps W. Neil Eggleston for White House counsel

Obama on Monday tapped veteran Washington lawyer W. Neil Eggleston as his new White House counsel, replacing the outgoing ...

Joe Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

Joe Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation ...

Study Says: America is No Longer a Democracy

Study Says: America is No Longer a Democracy

You’ve suspected it for a while now, and a new study agrees — America is no longer a democracy. Nope, our government ...

 
 
The Worst Case Scenario in American Politics Is Happening — And It

The Worst Case Scenario in American Politics Is Happening — And It's Changing the Face of the Nation

With the 2014 elections now just over half a year away and the recently decided McCutcheon vs. FEC liberating rich donors from the tyranny of aggregate campaign contribution limits, the American electoral ...

 
This is what it takes to pack up the US war in Afghanistan

This is what it takes to pack up the US war in Afghanistan

As Afghans await the results of the April 5 presidential election, another historic transition is taking place — the full withdrawal of international coalition forces from the country by Dec. 31,...

 
President Rouhani talks peace, outreach at army parade

President Rouhani talks peace, outreach at army parade

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president underscored his moderate policies and outreach to the West in a speech Friday during a military parade on the country's National Army Day.Referring to the ongoing ...

 
Goodbye, Afghanistan — hello, Africa: Air Force to shift as U.S. exits Middle East

Goodbye, Afghanistan — hello, Africa: Air Force to shift as U.S. exits Middle East

As the war in Afghanistan begins to wind down, the Air Force foresees its resources shifting to Africa. Col. Kelly Passmore of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group commander at Camp Lemonnier said he believes ...

 
Confidential U.S. assessments show Afghanistan not ready to govern on own

Confidential U.S. assessments show Afghanistan not ready to govern on own

Confidential U.S. assessments, which the State Department tried to hide from the public, show nearly all Afghan Cabinet ministries are woefully ill-prepared to govern after the U.S. withdraws its troops,...

 
Making Iran’s UN Envoy a Wedge Issue

Making Iran’s UN Envoy a Wedge Issue

America’s neocons and their allies want an escalating confrontation with Iran, not a negotiated solution to the nuclear issue. So they seek out hot buttons to anger Iran and make President Obama’s job ...

 
Poll: 72% Think It Would Be Better if Most in Congress Are Not Reelected

Poll: 72% Think It Would Be Better if Most in Congress Are Not Reelected

More voters than ever would rather scrap the current Congress than to see it reelected. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just nine percent (9%) of Likely U.S. Voters think ...

 

'Obamacare' under attack at conservative gathering

Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather in New Hampshire for a summit that some consider the unofficial kickoff for the ...

 
Object thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

Object thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

A woman was taken into custody after throwing what she described as a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a Las Vegas speech. The incident happened moments after Clinton took the stage Thursday at an Institute ...

 
Health secretary Kathleen Sebelius quits after botched Obamacare rollout

Health secretary Kathleen Sebelius quits after botched Obamacare rollout

Barack Obama’s health secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, is to resign in an attempt to draw a line under the disastrous rollout of the president’s signature healthcare reforms.Sebelius, who oversaw ...

 
Sheldon Adelson Ally: ‘We Can’t Trust Christie on Israel’

Sheldon Adelson Ally: ‘We Can’t Trust Christie on Israel’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s use of the term “occupied territories” in a recent speech about Israel before the Republican Jewish Coalition was a big enough faux pas that he coughed up ...

 
White House Allows CIA To Heavily Edit Torture Report

White House Allows CIA To Heavily Edit Torture Report

WASHINGTON — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee appealed to President Barack Obama to reconsider his administration’s decision to task the CIA with editing a torture report harshly ...

 
Dems have ‘good chance’ of winning House

Dems have ‘good chance’ of winning House

Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, said Tuesday that Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget could help Democrats take the House later this year.“It’s a budget that I think is going to make ...