Topic: George H.W. Bush
While its neighbors are in turmoil, Lebanon has endured with relative calm throughout this Arab Spring. What's Lebanon's secret?
05/31/2011 11:28 am
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu drew a line in the sand Tuesday during his speech to the US Congress, regarding future borders with any new Palestinian state. The applause was enthusiastic.
05/24/2011 08:09 pm
Not much. A fact check on Huckabee and Romney's outrage, and Netanyahu's mention of a 2004 US 'commitment.'
05/20/2011 11:58 am
Washington will no doubt wait until the results of the 2012 election are in to reach a budget agreement. Perhaps there will be valuable discussions about tax expenditures leading up to the election, but don't count on it.
05/17/2011 03:54 pm
Senate Democrats on Tuesday began enumerating ways to cut the US budget deficit. Tax breaks for oil and gas companies topped their list, as they challenged Republicans to whittle 'subsidies.'
05/10/2011 09:38 pm
Tiger Woods has fallen to No. 8 in the world golf rankings, as of Monday. But Tiger Woods makes his return to the PGA Tour this week at the Players Championship in Florida.
05/10/2011 01:13 pm
New York Times correspondent Patrick Tyler analyzes 50 years of US policy in the Mideast.
05/08/2011 07:05 am
At his first major public appearance since making the Osama bin Laden announcement, President Obama will lay a wreath at ground zero and meet with first responders and relatives of 9/11 victims.
05/04/2011 08:23 pm
Osama bin Laden's death does not mark a turning point in the 'war on terror' – because this is really the 'war for the American way of life,' which depends on access to foreign oil.
05/02/2011 02:51 pm
Donald Trump could appeal to economic conservatives, while Sarah Palin has deep roots among social conservatives and tea party types. Put that together, and you might have a winning coalition.
04/11/2011 06:33 pm