The Supreme Court overturned a mandate that certain organizations receiving HIV/AIDS funding state their opposition to prostitution.
Iran’s June 14 presidential election results, announced the day after voting was held, were nothing less than a political earthquake.
This week’s summit between the presidents of the U.S. and China is being welcomed as a virtually unprecedented opportunity for each side.
The split between the Republican Party’s two wings appears certain to grow wider, if for no other reason than deficit-cutting will remain the Republicans’ main obsession for the foreseeable future.
While Abu Ghaith’s trial venue provided the major source of debate on his fate in the U.S., foreign policy experts expressed more interest in how he came into U.S. hands.
The U.S. risks rupturing tenuous diplomatic talks with Iran in a new resolution introduced to Congress that vouches U.S. support for Israel.
Despite a massive effort by “pro-Israel” neoconservatives to derail his nomination, the Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense.
While Washington publicly advocates for open dialogue and reform between Bahrain’s regime and the opposition, its policy has so far avoided exerting any real pressure on the kingdom to achieve these ends.
While the official narrative of the Obama administration is sceptical of arming militant groups in Syria, divisions within the administration leave the door open for any number of policies toward the country.
The U.S. ‘pivot’ to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
Hagel’s hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s optimism about restarting the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been met with scepticism from many seasoned Middle East experts.
Current U.S. gun control legislation neglects the opportunity to reduce the flow of arms over the Mexican border.
Ignatio Ramonet makes predictions of the major upcoming elections, risks, and dangers of 2013 in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.
The powerful Israel lobby faces a dilemma over President Obama’s likely appointment of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to head the Pentagon.