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  • Give bipartisan boost to state's clout in Congress: Editorial

    Give bipartisan boost to state's clout in Congress: Editorial
    Florida is an unlikely underdog in the U.S. House. With 27 members, it's tied with New York for the third-largest delegation in the chamber. But the 114th Congress opened this week with only one Floridian chairing a committee in the House. Texas, with...
  • Membership in international court risky for PA

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is being badly advised. If the PA becomes a member of the International Criminal Court and Israel does not, it is Israel who will have the upper hand. The PA could charge individuals with crimes, but have no...
  • Abbas erred in going to ICC: Their Take

    Abbas erred in going to ICC: Their Take
    Abbas' blunder Last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed papers to join the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the first step to seeking war crimes charges against Israeli leaders.…[I]t's a grievous mistake that will...
  • Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a pending disaster

    Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a pending disaster
    Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Obama and point to the administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, as the model. The only problem is that the TPP would be a disaster. If you haven't heard much about...
  • Robert Reich: Huge trade deal is bad news for most of us

    Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Barack Obama and point to the administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership as the model. The only problem is that the TPP would be a disaster. If you haven't heard much about...
  • Gary Olson: American people must demand that U.S. end torture

    Gary Olson: American people must demand that U.S. end torture
    Last August, our Nobel Peace Prize laureate, President Barack Obama, admitted that "we tortured some folks," but then added, this is "not who we are." At best, his statement was a half-truth. First, it's not "some" folks but massive numbers over a...
  • Rachel Marsden: When does cyber crime become an act of cyberwar?

    No consensus exists between the U.S. government and cyber security experts as to whether North Korea is responsible for the online dumping of Sony Pictures Entertainment's confidential business data and emails. Even if it could be proven beyond any...
  • To end Palestinian incitement, first define it

    To end Palestinian incitement, first define it
    (JTA) — A former Clinton administration envoy has let the cat out of the bag on the issue of Palestinian incitement, putting him squarely at odds with Secretary of State John Kerry. Shibley Telhami was one of the Clinton administration's...
  • Rep. Charlie Dent: Congress poised to work together in 2015

    Rep. Charlie Dent: Congress poised to work together in 2015
    As we close the book on the year and prepare for the opening of the 114th Congress, I am cautiously optimistic. I believe that 2015 holds the potential to be a great year for America, in terms of a better economy, more jobs and increased security —...
  • New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday. NATO...
  • Palestinians joining International Criminal Court; U.S., Israel object

    A day after a bruising defeat in the United Nations, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed papers Wednesday to join the International Criminal Court, which will give the Palestinians a venue to pursue war crimes charges against Israel....