Obama administration’s Guinea mining deal hurts American businesses
Is there a relationship between the Obama administration’s decision to reinstate favorable trade relations with Guinea and a $25 million loan?
Obama’s failed Iraq policy threatens U.S. security
As Iraq — under Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki — strengthens its ties to Iran, Obama’s re-election campaign seeks to shore up positive perception.
Congress calls for ‘complete, impartial, and fair investigation’ into White House leaks
Obama’s self-serving leaks are damaging national security interests; and the evidence does more than “tell our enemies how we do our jobs,” it puts our allies in jeopardy.
North Dakota oil boom could put country on path to energy independence
Challenges remain, however, as the state manages potential negative environmental, sociological and economic side-effects.
U.S. prepares for intervention in Syrian conflict
Analysis: Violence continues across Syria, causing the Obama administration to weigh the benefits of intervention carefully as atrocities mount.
Should America’s Syria strategy be one of non-intervention?
Analysis: With the risks growing of an anti-American result to the Syrian conflict, the U.S. must evaluate vital interests in the region.
G8 meeting focuses on European economic contagion
Analysis: Europe’s deepening economic crisis is illustrated by the challenges facing Greece and Spain which threaten the entire eurozone — and the global economy.
Romney hits home run at Liberty University
Analysis: Mitt Romney’s commencement address at the evangelical university was an appeal to conservative Christians, seeking their help in the months up to November.
Bipartisan act seeks to reaffirm ‘America’s unshakable commitment to Israel’s security’
Analysis: The U.S.-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act, introduced by Reps. Cantor and Hoyer, seeks to help confront Israel’s most dangerous set of security challenges.
Rep. Buck McKeon accuses President Obama of doing ‘nothing’ to stop automatic defense cuts
Sequestration cuts would come to $1.2 trillion in reductions over 10 years, which will “essentially freeze the Pentagon,” and cost at least 1.5 million jobs.