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  • Scottish push for indepedence is baffling: Their Take

    Scots free? Voters in Scotland today could end their country's 300-year-old union with England. That possibility perplexes not only many Britons but also President Obama .... In June, Obama said that the United States had a "deep interest" in ensuring...
  • Larry Horist: President good on rhetoric — bad on credibility

    Some say President Obama gave the best speech of his career. It depends if you are judging on rhetoric, substance or credibility. I grade him a B for rhetoric, C-minus for substance and F-plus for credibility. The president's highest mark is for...
  • Senators assail Obama plans to fight Islamic State in Syria and Iraq

    WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday tore apart the Obama administration's strategy to fight the Islamic State, expressing skepticism about the scope, duration and partners involved in what Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged would be a "multi-...
  • Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.  After sinking into his seat at the center of the cavernous interior of a C-...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Obama is rushing into war against Islamic State

    By all means, let's destroy Islamic State, but let's talk about it first. We are in a very strange place right now. President Obama is rushing into a war he doesn't want to fight. He can barely bring himself to call it a war. Obama didn't merely...
  • Martin Schram: Winning Islam's other battle � for hearts and minds of Muslim youth

    This is the week Washington pounced on the question of whether or not American "boots on the ground" will be needed in our newest war against the terrifying forces of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq. It erupted Tuesday when the chairman of the...
  • Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq

    Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq
    President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested combat troops could be deployed against Islamic State...
  • A year later: Iranian nuclear talks go from promise to doubt

    Hassan Rouhani won world leaders’ warm embrace a year ago when he arrived at the United Nations General Assembly in New York as Iran’s new president, speaking of reconciliation and offering a new era in relations between his nation and the...
  • Kaine's War Powers concerns prompt proposal for effort against ISIL

     Sen. Tim Kaine is giving voice to his longstanding concern that Presidents aren’t paying careful enough attention to the War Powers Act and what the Constitution says about the role of Congress when war looms, with legislation would specifically...
  • Why research is biased against pot to focus on its harm and not its benefits

    Is America's scientific research biased to focus on the harmful effects of drugs? That was one of the questions at the heart of a congressional hearing this summer seeking to understand more comprehensively the scientific evidence related to marijuana....
  • Exclusive: U.S. considering options if oil export ban challenged

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Obama administration officials are concerned about the legality of a ban on oil exports and have begun discussing how to deal with potential challenges from nations that want to buy U.S. crude, two sources said. Officials in the...