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  • Law scholar nominated for Taiwan presidency, could be 1st woman to lead island

    Could Taiwan have its first female president in 2016? Taiwan’s chief opposition party on Wednesday nominated Tsai Ing-wen, a 58-year-old law scholar, as its candidate for the January presidential election, and opinion polls show the Cornell...
  • Worry grows at UN over civilian casualties in Yemen

    GENEVA The United Nations' top human rights official on Tuesday joined the growing chorus of senior U.N. officials calling on Saudi Arabia to take greater care not to target civilians or civilian buildings in its bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen....
  • No Iran deal could convert Republicans

    No Iran deal could convert Republicans
    "Reagan has accelerated the moral disarmament of the West by elevating wishful thinking to the status of political philosophy." — George F. Will, 1987, on the United States' nuclear weapons negotiations with the Soviet Union. Amid all the...
  • Former Iran hostages push lawmakers to secure restitution for their ordeal

    Former Iran hostages push lawmakers to secure restitution for their ordeal
    Don Cooke remembers the protesters pouring over the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran — some wearing images of the Ayatollah Khomeini on their chests — and his scrambled and ultimately futile escape into the raucous streets of the Iranian...
  • Hillary Clinton enters 2016 race: 'Everyday Americans need a champion'

    Hillary Clinton enters 2016 race: 'Everyday Americans need a champion'
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's long-anticipated announcement Sunday that she’s running for president may not have said much about policy, but it delivered an unambiguous message about the voters and a major theme she hopes will carry her to the White...
  • Jewish settlements accused of using Palestinian child labor

    A leading international human rights group on Monday accused Jewish settlements in the West Bank of using Palestinian child labor in farming, calling it a violation of international law. Human Rights Watch said the settlement farms, most of them in the...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Trade is great or awful, take your pick

    Good news, folks. Expanded trade agreements help Americans in all 50 states. The government told us so, this week. No, wait. It turns out expanded trade is BAD in all 50 states. Or so says Public Citizen, a leading opponent of President Barack Obama's...
  • Patrick Differ: U.S. must continue to support Israel

    I typically like and agree with many of Tom Zirpoli's opinion columns, but I believe he is completely wrong in his April 1 column, "U.S should rethink Israel support." First of all, Benjamin Netanyahu is a political caretaker in a democratic country...
  • Should the U.S. guarantee safety in the Mideast?

    To the editor: Professor Steven L. Spiegel's idea of the U.S. entering into formal defense treaties with Israel, Saudi Arabia and other nearby Arab states, if implemented, guarantees nothing but more Middle East wars fought by the U.S. in the future. ("...
  • Fast-tracking trade deals can derail economy, send jobs abroad

    Some things improve with age; others just get worse over time. Promoting unfair trade has always been a bad idea, but in the past year-and-a-half, it's become clearer just how bad. Even so, Congress is about to consider a plan that would grease the way...
  • By voting yes, Congress can jumpstart a sluggish economy

    Trade promotion authority the power of the president to negotiate trade agreements that Congress can enact or reject but cannot alter is critical because growth and jobs at home depend on our ability to sell American goods and services to the 95 percent...