America’s latest offer to Iran, reducing the country’s enriched-uranium output in return for lesser sanctions, may produce some friction for Obama as he visits Israel for the first time next week as President.
Here’s a hard truth: all the emotion and outrage and sadness that followed the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting may make almost no difference in federal gun control laws.
By law, Abu Ghaith should have been transferred to military detention.
Secretary of State John Kerry has lost several heavy hitters to his opposing centers of power- the Vice President’s office and the National Security Council.
Although the President was directly involved in the government’s choice to enter the Prop 8 case, he is curiously silent on expanding the California ruling to states that don’t allow civil unions.
A look inside Barack Obama’s struggle to stop an Iranian nuke.
Those who endorse giving secret, unelected courts the authority to oversee summary war time executions of American citizens, should explain why Congressional oversight isn’t better.
Before everyone gets excited about secret judicial oversight of executive branch war-fighting powers, think about the origin of the problem and what expanding secret courts might mean.
Why Obama is containing Pyongyang’s nuclear program, but threatening war to keep Iran from getting the bomb
Iran says it’s ready for talks—at last. But as the U.S. gears up for what could be a last chance to avoid a war, can anyone believe Tehran?
This morning big banks woke up scared witless at the news of Obama’s pick to head the SEC, Mary Jo White.
The young national security whiz has handled the gears of the Hill, but McDonough’s business chops and willingness to think outside Obama’s inner circle have yet to be proven. And one more thing, watch out for that temper!
Like a streetlamp that blocks the stars, Obama’s latest press conference shed light on the immediate- the politics of the debt ceiling- to the exclusion of more illuminating subjects. Here are three important policy questions …