Economic opportunity was stripped from the Iraqi people at the onset of the war. Basra in southern Iraq would be the perfect place to restore it through tourism.
The federal appeals court decision against the FCC regulations of "fleeting expletives" needs a hearing in the Supreme Court. The court's legal reasoning must be updated in the face of rapid changes in media, the increasing assault of vulgarity on children, and the demand of parents for government help.
Nancy Pelosi ocupies the second highest elected post in the US.Will she be remembered as a Henry Clay or a Galusha Grow?
America's policy so far amounts to containing this Somali terrorist group that has links to Al Qaeda.
Before President Obama ousted General McChrystal, he should have considered how Ike dealt with an incident involving legendary General George Patton during World War II.
China's astonishing urbanization could bring a new era of supercities, but its cultural norms probably won't eclipse American dominance.
The Uganda bombings are a sad reminder of the ways that Washington’s intervention has exacerbated problems in Somalia.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is expected to pass a resolution today condemning the tea party for 'explicitly racist behavior.'
Just back from a trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Sen. Levin tells reporters at a Monitor breakfast of significant progress in building up the Afghan Army. Strengthening Afghan forces is the "critical mission," the Democratic chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said.
Westerners don't see that Syria's embrace of diversity is a crucial bulwark against extremism.
The Dodd-Frank financial reform bill leaves too much discretion to regulators, creating the risk of regulation uncertainty for an industry that needs less risk, not more.
To avoid a repeat recession, should President Obama spend more, or less?
In November, 37 states will elect governors, and there's really only one issue that will sway voters' choices: how to boost jobs with economic growth.