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  • 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...
  • Iran calls for a timetable for global nuclear disarmament

    Iran accused the five nuclear powers Wednesday of failing to take concrete action to eliminate their stockpiles and called for negotiations on a convention to achieve nuclear disarmament by a target date. Iran's deputy U.N. ambassador Gholam Hossein...
  • New airlines this year? Not likely

    New airlines this year? Not likely
    Don't look for any big new start-up airlines this summer. Ironically, now that the airline business is finally profitable, the number of new entrants seems to be at an all-time low. This year's innovations are coming from established players, not...
  • Defense secretary says US opening new phase of Asia pivot

    The Obama administration is opening a new phase of its strategic "rebalance" toward Asia and the Pacific by investing in high-end weapons such as a new long-range stealth bomber, refreshing its defense alliance with Japan and expanding trade partnerships,...
  • GOP senators do a disservice to the nation and the Constitution

    GOP senators do a disservice to the nation and the Constitution
    Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and the 46 other GOP Senators who took it upon themselves to lecture the Iranian government on the provisions of the U.S. Constitution are themselves in need of some remedial schooling on not only the Constitution but on the...
  • Iran nuclear deal is key to Obama's nonproliferation agenda

    In the spring of his first year in office, President Obama began pushing an audacious goal — to use diplomacy to bring about what he called "a world without nuclear weapons." Before long, his campaign sputtered. North Korea tested nuclear weapons,...
  • 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...
  • Marshall Islands will appeal in nuclear case against US

    The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is persisting with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that the United States meet its obligations toward getting rid of its nuclear weapons. It filed notice Thursday that it will appeal a federal judge's...
  • Palestinian Authority officially joins war crimes court in closed ceremony at The Hague

    JERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, positioning itself to pursue war crimes cases against Israel and deepening the rift between the two sides. Israel denounced the move as "political, cynical...
  • US climate treaty pledge relies on uncertain Obama actions

    The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency. Environmental groups and like-minded...
  • Palestinians want leverage on Israel in international court

    The Palestinians formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher price for its occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state. Beyond seeking war...