Topic: Nobel Peace Prize
A Christian Science perspective.
01/14/2010 06:01 pm
Less ideological than Bush, Barack Obama pursues a more traditional approach to foreign affairs, marked by a narrower definition of US interests.
01/14/2010 01:13 pm
Readers write in about Wall Street, the need for an informed citizenry, the US economy, and peace.
01/12/2010 09:00 am
A White House meeting with dissident Shirin Ebadi would send a signal of US support for protesters. The Islamic regime fears the ideals that Ms. Ebadi champions – even to the point of arresting her innocent sister.
12/29/2009 12:06 pm
Instead of expressing support for participants in Iranian protests, which the regime could use against them, the Obama administration is focusing on Iran’s human rights violations.
12/23/2009 05:02 pm
In Iran, Hossein Ali Montazeri had the theological gravitas and political moxie to challenge Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. His death now creates a rallying point for the opposition during this week's religious rituals.
12/21/2009 10:49 am
I won't serve on the Nobel Peace Prize jury – and other (mostly tongue-in-cheek) New Year's resolutions.
12/21/2009 09:35 am
Iran’s snub of US overtures for engagement -- such as its test of the Sajjil-2 missile -- give Obama the moral high ground for tougher economic sanctions.
12/16/2009 11:58 am
What a high school senior, taking advantage of an entree to a White House Christmas party, said to Obama about his Nobel Peace Prize speech.
12/15/2009 01:13 pm
A major international agreement at Copenhagen would be great. But much of the progress against climate change must take place at a local level.
12/14/2009 12:10 pm