Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will get her chance to mash the Obama administration's "reset button" on U.S.-Russian relations when she parachutes into Geneva to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Normally, a satellite launch isn't newsworthy. They happen all the time. But Iran's launch of its first domestically built satellite this week is a very big deal for U.S. national security.
2009/2/8, 1 Comment
Mexico may be heading to hell in a handbasket as a result of grizzly fighting between the federal government and drug cartels -- and among the narco-gangs themselves.
Russia's decision to cut off natural-gas shipments to Ukraine -- and essentially 13 other European states that receive gas via its pipelines -- is a lot more than a business decision based on failed year-end contract negotiations
After years of haggling, North Korea is refusing to allow routine disarmament inspections of its nuclear (weapons) program, leaving the Six-Party Talks, established to denuclearize Pyongyang, in limbo.
Articles that would normally be expected to be censored have appeared in the establishment press, exposing the possibly illegal behavior of Communist party officials.
In the same vein, the United States is also developing the world's most prodigious-ever ballistic missile defense system to protect the American homeland, its deployed troops, allies, and friends, including Europe.
Today, the likelihood of a major war in Europe is thankfully just about nil, but troubling issues such as Bosnia and Kosovo have required American military participation -- and leadership.
Sometimes you don't miss something until it's gone. While this old chestnut is most often rolled out when referring to a lost but seemingly troubled love, or a trying but departed friend, it might be said for American military might as well.
2008/12/8, 3 Comments
In the wake of the terror attacks that killed more than 180 people (including at least six Americans) and wounded another 300 in Mumbai, India, last week, the burning question is: Who done it -- and why?