The relationship between Pakistan and the US reached a new nadir when Admiral Mullen accused Pakistan’s spy agency of aiding insurgents who attacked the US Embassy in Kabul.
A poll shows Iran's popularity in dramatic decline in several Middle Eastern countries, possibly an indication of the domestically driven political change sweeping across the region.
John McCain talked about sending US arms to Libya with both Muammar Qaddafi and one of his sons during a 2009 meeting that included three other US senators. Sen. John McCain is the ranking Republican member on the Senate Armed Services Committee.
The Senate gives Gen. David Petraeus a resounding 94-to-0 vote of confidence as CIA chief. But Pakistan signals that fighting terror – a top priority – will be hard, closing a base to US drones.
While elements of the House fume about how President Obama has handled the Libya mission, the Senate is taking a longer view, which could help Obama.
Senate Democrats feel pressure to 'do something' on the long-stalled energy bill. The Gulf oil spill has widened the partisan divide. The White House will hold a bipartisan meeting Wednesday.
The renewed effort to field staunch conservatives in competitive districts is sure to backfire.
Supporters say it's time to surge, Iraq-style. Opponents say the US should wait to see if the extra 21,000 troops already on the way have an effect.
The president responded to critics who accused him of not condemning Iran's crackdown of pro-democracy protesters. But he also kept his options open.