| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Ksenia Batanova, a leading producer and anchor at Russian independent news channel Dozhd, has been hospitalized after being beaten by unidentified assailants near her home in Moscow.
Batanova was hit in the face "more than 10 times" before...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Lawmakers in Ukraine endorsed an association agreement with the European Union on Tuesday, making a decisive turn in favor of closer relations with Western neighbors in spite of the 10-month-old conflict that shift in alliance has ignited with Russia....
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sept. 11, 2001 changed us in many ways. Suddenly, a post-cold war America was again at war, this time with radical Islam. Many of us did not realize that our terrorist enemies had been at war with us for many years.
Soon, American special forces were on...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to send humanitarian aid to war-torn Ukraine is "a guise to invade," U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson warned on Monday.
With thousands of Russian troops massing the border, the Florida Democrat is headed to the region...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:12 AM
The U.S. needs Russia. This may sound peculiar coming from a person who spent 25 years at the NSA, almost half of those fighting communism. But our approach to Russia since the end of the Cold War has been unimaginative and aggressive. Politicians in...
| Aug 30, 2014
Sometimes, you come across a quote or phrase that jolts your sensibilities. The words can be as deep and thought provoking as those supplied by Golda Meir below, or as mind numbingly ludicrous as those uttered by the Dartmouth College protesters of...
| Sep 8, 2014
What a world we live in, and what a world we make for ourselves.
We rail against Russian President Vladimir Putin for invading Ukraine, but it's perfectly OK for us to drop bombs on Somalia, Syria and Iraq. Let me guess: Our actions are unimpeachable...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"Great nations need organizing principles, and 'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle."
— Hillary Clinton, The Atlantic, Aug. 10
Leave it to Barack Obama's own former secretary of state to acknowledge the fatal flaw of his...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Let us note; 1000 acres is 1.6 square miles.
Say what you wish about ISIS, it is brutally honest. It says what it intends to do and does it albeit savagely taking hundreds of human heads off while doing so. The world witnessed another beheading this...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
WASHINGTON — At his first press briefing after the beheading of American James Foley, President Obama stunned the assembled when he admitted that he had no strategy in Syria for confronting the Islamic State. Yet it was not nearly the most...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Martha Stewart did it. So did Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon, Roger Goodell, Carson Daly, the New England Patriots, Ethel Kennedy, Mark Zuckerberg, Knightro the UCF mascot and probably someone you know.
They accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, a...