The new secretary and former CIA director starts off in his new job sounding off about how the debt deal could make us less safe
Some random connections between a 1947 science experiment testing weightlessness on cats and pigeons and how this might all make a world with Glenn Beck in it easier to deal with.
Jonathan Pollard is a first class traitor to the United States -- someone whose betrayal is worse because he worked for an ally. That's a worse breach of trust than if Pollard had been working for Cuba or China or Iran.
Kenneth Cole puts up billboard poking those who would oppose gay marriage. Cole is married to Maria Cuomo, sister of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
What has really collapsed in Japan is any sense of trust by citizens in their central government. Perhaps it has been that way in years past, but the cynicism about everyone in government today is higher than I've ever seen in Japan.
In reporting on the Norway murders, she assumed as did many others that some quadrant of al Qaeda-affiliated extremism was involved
The walls that have protected US and European national security prizes, particularly some strategic assets and sensitive technologies, may be eroding given the desperate hunger for cash that so many deficit-plagued nations have today.
Xinhua reports that China was generally satisfied that a deal went through -- but China Central Bank Governor Zhou Xiaochuan also promised that China would diversify further its foreign exchange reserves.
The Afghanistan Study Group has issued an interactive chart on key opinion leaders and their views on how far America's limbs should be plunged into the Afghanistan quagmire. The US is currently on target to spend $119 billion in Afghanistan, which itself only has a GDP of $14 billion.
The deal struck by Republican and Democratic leaders with the White House last night has key constituents around the country screaming
China's Internal pluralism may sound good -- but it's echo effects are essentially to block the outsider and maintain arrangements not through fair and overt competition but rather through back room deal-making.
The South Carolina senator lent some muscle to help conservatives get their way
It sounds scary, but a debt catastrophe could help America's economy in the long term. How it would work.
Looking back at the center of a Shakespearian media tragedy, even though he's still around
America wasn't on track for trillion-dollar deficits when Obama took office, economist Dean Baker points out
This stalemate is too serious to exploit for political fundraising, but that's what Democrats are doing