International Affairs

International Affairs

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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Israel should boycott America

History is what remains when everything else falls away and then it begins to make sense. Our times, the times which began at Yalta and are ending today, might be recalled for one Zen moment in June 1967.

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Dumb 'intellectuals'

The American Studies Association is a bad joke, and its controversial new policy is a bad example of distorted thinking.

The ASA’s academic boycott of Israel "discriminates against Israeli scholars by virtue of their nationality," ...

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