A joint US-Iraq statement marking the Iraqi prime minister’s visit to Washington this week cited two encouraging steps that the new Iraqi government has taken. But huge challenges remain in the fight against the Islamic State.
A Senate committee on Tuesday will consider a bill that would link approval of the Iran nuclear deal to Iran's sponsorship of terrorism. The Obama administration considers terrorism 'tangential' to the deal.
Public tensions between Obama and Netanyahu have exposed fault lines in the US-Israel relationship. But some experts see a silver lining, in that relations may be more realistic and more reflective of changing perspectives in each country.
Senator Cotton joins Jane Fonda on a long list of Americans who have been accused of contact with a foreign power against the interests of the US in violation of the 1799 law. How many have been found guilty?
Polls indicate that Americans want a stronger US role in global affairs, which could include, if necessary, US 'boots on the ground' to defeat the Islamic State. Some experts see support for practical, if hard-nosed, diplomacy that can deliver results.