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KickingTiresThe United States is part of a larger international group that is tapping 60 million barrels of oil globally, with about half of that coming from U.S. strategic oil reserves. The release of oil is to offset a disruption in......
Tags: AAA, Petroleum Industry, The New York Times
The White House finally made it official last week: Yes, the civil war in Syria is a slippery slope, and yes, we're on it. Nobody in the Obama administration actually used those words, of course. But if you paid attention to what officials said, it...
"If he popped up in the pinch he should of made a base hit and the reason he didn't was so-and-so. And if he cracked one for three bases he ought to had a home run, only the ball wasn't lively, or the wind brought it back, or he tripped on a lump o' dirt,...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is proud of how he put together the Libyan operation. A model of international cooperation. All the necessary paperwork. Arab League backing. A Security Council resolution. (Everything but a resolution from the...
Tags: Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, Germany, France, Government
It's no secret that Senate Republicans, led by John McCain, took aim at Susan Rice. The only question is, why? It wasn't primarily her views on foreign policy; Rice and McCain actually aren't that far apart on many issues. (They both pressed for U.S....
Tags: Libya, Bob Corker, Republican Party, Susan Rice, Elections
Twenty years ago this summer, American cities staged noisy, flag-waving parades to celebrate the U.S. victory in a war we've almost forgotten: the Persian Gulf War against Iraq. The president at the time, George H.W. Bush, saw his poll ratings soar in the...
Remember back in your high school civics class when you were taught about the constitutional division of authority in matters of war? When you learned that the president has all the powers of an emperor, and Congress has all the powers of a potted plant?...
Tags: Defense, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, Steve Chapman, Lawyers
In the think-tank argot popular in foreign policy circles, "mission creep" is an idiom for one of the garden-variety mistakes most people were warned against at their mother's knee. Think "don't throw good money after bad" and you've pretty well got the...
Tags: Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, History, France, Civil Unrest
Steve ChapmanOne lamentable characteristic of many people in Washington and the foreign policy establishment is an impulse to send American warplanes, aircraft carriers or Marines anytime anything bad happens in the world. One of those is Sen. John McCain, R.-Ariz.,...
World NowThe deeply divided Syrian opposition said Sunday that its myriad factions had reached an initial agreement to form a new coalition -- the Syrian National Coalition -- to oversee a push to oust the government of President Bashar Assad....
L.A. NOWThe alleged filmmaker behind the controversial "Innocence of Muslims" movie was taken early Saturday morning to a "voluntary interview" with federal probation authorities, sheriff's officials said....
World NowSecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said officials are investigating the killing of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and other Americans....
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