Following more than 24 hours of unrelenting scrutiny and criticism, the Obama administration moved late Thursday to declassify information on the Federal Bureau Investigation and National Security Agency blanket seizures of …
Proving once again that the North Korean government is like New England’s weather—if you don’t like it, wait a few minutes—Pyongyang is now saying it is reconsidering its April order to South Korea to abandon the Kaesong …
In the news: Verizon’s telephone records, Power and Rice, North Carolina, prettier in print, the House’s immigration group, and Kim Jong-Il’s sushi chef.
The “Red State” swing state proved to be vexing for Obama and Democrats. Will it stay that way?
In Samantha Power and Susan Rice, Obama taps a more activist overseas team
Silicon Valley, as Facebook’s Sean Parker says, is “starting to come into a realization of our own power” in politics.
Over the past forty years, the nation has unwound from its former rigor.
The National Security Agency currently is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, according to the Guardian newspaper.
Les Gelb is right. Tom Donilon has been a terrific National Security Adviser. He kept us out of stupid entanglements. Let’s hope that Susan Rice will do the same.
Today Obama will tap Samantha Power as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. The move is no surprise to reporter Jacob Heilbrunn, who predicted Power’s new role in his profile of her for the May/June 2011 issue of
Before Donilon was a foreign policy master, he was a political whiz kid. This vignette captures Donilon as Walter Mondale’s top delegate-hunter during the 1984 campaign.
Here is an article from 2011 on Susan Rice, who will replace Tom Donilon as Obama’s National Security Advisor.
Here’s the TIME 100 bio of Samantha Power, who is expected to be Obama’s pick as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.