To say US lawmakers’ patience with all things Afghanistan — particularly the central government in Kabul — is running thin would be an understatement. And one senior Senate Democrat says Afghan officials’ inability to secure US-funded facilities is “not acceptable.”
When potential Republican presidential candidates flocked to Las Vegas last month for a high-profile event, they were eager to curry favor with the party’s biggest donors. But perhaps none more so than Sheldon Adelson.
ESSAY If Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky runs for the Republican presidential nomination, his biggest critic just might be Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., who once again is sharply criticizing the tea party darling’s foreign policy views.
The Obama administration’s former ambassador to Moscow says Tuesday could be a “scary” and “bloody” day in eastern Ukraine.
Got an issue? Well, there’s probably a caucus for that on Capitol Hill. And if something becomes an issue, there’s a chance a caucus won’t be far behind. Meet Capitol Hill’s latest — though unofficial — one: the A-10 Caucus.
Spend enough time observing and interacting with politicians, and one quickly can differentiate those focused exclusively on politics from those interested in getting some things done. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., falls into the latter category. And that makes his take on the Obama administration’s handling of foreign policy worth mulling.
US Marines and Bell-Boeing officials are quick to point out that the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor — in their opinion — could perform just about any aviation mission. But they probably didn’t foresee its use as a condiment. Introducing the V-22 Four Pepper Swagger Sauce. Bell-Boeing was handing out bottles of the hot sauce at the…
How long does Russian President Vladimir Putin intend to keep tens of thousands of military troops inside Crimea or camped out along his country’s border with Ukraine? A long time, according to a senior US lawmaker who says the Bear is hunkering down.
A few weeks ago, the L.A. Times posted a story about a local earthquake – and did it just eight minutes after the 4.4-magnitude temblor shook the city. How? An enterprising reporter, Ken Schwencke, had written a computer program to scan the US Geologic Survey’s auto-generated quake emails for seismic events of a certain strength within…
The Marine Corps have never really been known for their cutting-edge technology programs. Over the centuries they’ve usually had to make do with what they had available while relying on innovative tactics combined with brute force and massed firepower. But things have changed.
ANALYSIS A bill that would require an increased US military footprint in Europe could put Senate Democrats and the Obama White House in a tough spot because such measures allow Republican incumbents and candidates to sound a tougher-on-Russia tone than loyal-to-Obama Democrats.