WASHINGTON – Mass schoolgirl kidnapping in Nigeria – to tweet or not to tweet?
WASHINGTON – The Democrats are portraying the not-yet-even constituted House Select Committee on Benghazi as nothing but a partisan exercise.
WASHINGTON – Barack Obama’s 949-word response on Monday to a question about foreign policy weakness showed the president at his worst: defensive, irritable, contradictory and at times detached from reality.
WASHINGTON – Every once in a while, a great, conflicted country gets an insoluble problem exactly right.
WASHINGTON – The debate over campaign contributions is never-ending for a simple reason: Both sides of the argument have merit.
WASHINGTON – Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming.
WASHINGTON – When has a secretary of state been involved in so many disastrous, self-initiated negotiations?
WASHINGTON – Should. Lovely sentiment.
WASHINGTON – Early in the Ukraine crisis, when the Europeans were working on bringing Ukraine into the EU system and Vladimir Putin was countering with threats and bribes, one British analyst lamented that “we went to a knife fight with a baguette.”
WASHINGTON – The president of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council challenges critics of President Obama’s Ukraine policy by saying “What are you going to do, send the 101st Airborne into Crimea?”
WASHINGTON – Vladimir Putin is a lucky man.
WASHINGTON – Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year.