| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:26 PM
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.
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:43 AM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
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 —...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 11:01 AM
(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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Oak Park residents voted in favor of a nonbinding referendum proposal that calls upon village government to reject an international trade agreement because of concerns about how the negotiations are taking place.
With all precincts reporting, 73.5...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:55 PM
As Europe and the United States pursue a lofty vision of a free trade pact that removes tariffs and eases regulatory burdens, it's not just disputes over automobile safety and digital privacy that are creating tensions.
It is wine and cheese. And the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in the Crimean peninsula, which it seized from Ukraine in March, a top Russian official said Monday.
“Crimea was not a non-nuclear zone in an international law sense but was part of Ukraine, a state...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Top officials from the U.S. and China are in Chicago this week to work on a treaty that would greatly encourage investment in both nations by expanding financial protections for foreign investors. Let's hope Chicago's environs charm them into securing a...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:00 PM
WASHINGTON — In the spring of 2004, state Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff and a delegation of Pennsylvania business officials headed to Cuba, aiming to make some connections.
At the end of the five-day trip, they brought back contracts to...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:24 AM
Steep losses for Taiwan’s pro-China ruling Nationalist Party in local elections last weekend have set off a chain of resignations as the party and central government retrench for the 2016 presidential race, possibly cooling relations with the...