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  • Quickly for March 11: 'Senate must concur on treaties'

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. The Constitution of the United States says in Article II Section 2 that all treaties...
  • New low in relations between Obama, congressional GOP

    Relations between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans have hit a new low. There has been little direct communication between Obama and the GOP leadership on Capitol Hill since Republicans took full control of Congress in January. Obama...
  • International Criminal Court combines Ivory Coast cases

    International Criminal Court judges have agreed to put Ivory Coast's former president on trial together with a former youth leader on charges of involvement in deadly violence that erupted after 2010 elections. Laurent Gbagbo will now stand trial with...
  • Russia opts out of European arms control treaty

    Russia says it will no longer attend consultations related to a key European arms control treaty, accusing the West of stonewalling its demands. The move comes as Russia-West relations have plunged to their lowest point since the Cold War times over...
  • US: War crimes case vs. Assad better than one for Milosevic

    The case against Syrian President Bashar Assad is much better than the one against Slobodan Milosevic of Serbia or Charles Taylor of Liberia, both of whom were indicted by international tribunals, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues said...
  • GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with warning to Iran

    Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office. The White House denounced the GOP's latest effort to undercut the international negotiations as a...
  • Former Ivorian 1st lady gets 20 years' jail for violence

    Former first lady Simone Gbagbo was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years' jail by an Ivory Coast court for her part in post-election violence that killed more than 3,000 people four years ago. Her lawyer, Rodrigue Dadje, called it a "purely political decision...
  • Iran leader says GOP senators' letter implies U.S. 'not trustworthy'

    Iran leader says GOP senators' letter implies U.S. 'not trustworthy'
    Iran’s foreign minister on Tuesday said that a letter from 47 Republican senators warning that any agreement on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program must receive congressional approval suggests that the U.S. is “not trustworthy.”...
  • Obama's pro-trade allies fight claims about China's currency

    Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda are battling opponents' demands to bar China from keeping its currency value artificially low, a way to subsidize exports. The accusations frustrate and challenge Obama's allies on several fronts....
  • GOP senators send warning to Iran over nuclear talks

    GOP senators send warning to Iran over nuclear talks
    Republican lawmakers warned Iranian leaders on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire when he leaves office. The White House denounced the move to undercut the international negotiations as a "rush to war."...
  • Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs

    Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs
    Since our blue-and-yellow can first hit store shelves in San Diego in 1958, WD-40 Multi-Use Product has become a household item around the globe. Our company now supports thousands of jobs in the United States. But we weren't always the size we are today....