International Affairs

International Affairs

What "international order"? Move the UN to Detroit

"Things are gonna slide, slide in all directions." — Leonard Cohen, "The Future"

As President George W. Bush and Vice President Cheney's invasion of Iraq rose to seal America's fateful fall from grace, I made the suggestion to a few...

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Hillary Clinton right about Putin and Hitler

Standing ovation for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for speaking truth to power on the matter of Vladimir Putin using a tactic today similar to the tactic used by Adolf Hitler prior to the Second World War.

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President Obama getting beaten up

The Hill's A.B. Stoddard sits down with John Feehery and Rodell Mollineau to talk about the situation in Ukraine and the prospects for a budget. 

Obama and the Dalai Lama: China rising

You notice it right away. In President Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama, the setting is different. There is a little table between them and the chairs are smaller. It is a tiny table, barely a table at all, as if to convey to the Chinese that nothing will be on the table.

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Does Israel have a better friend in Russia?

Israelis found a new appreciation at Sochi at a memorial to Israeli athletes and coaches murdered at Munich more than four decades ago. Russia appears to be becoming more welcoming to Jews.

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Tony Blair’s rear guard to Armageddon

Ten years ago, I lobbied House of Commons member Glenda Jackson — the great British actress who had turned to politics — and asked if England was fully informed about the apocalyptic, millennialist, religious visions rising in America, especially from rural folk-radio preachers in the Appalachian hills and hollers where I’d spent the previous decade.

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