Pundits say President Obama is ramping up the foreign policy rhetoric ahead of 2012, and foreign policy experts agree. But it comes with less action, as is typical before a presidential election.
Commentators have castigated the Obama administration for not demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak and the institution of democratic elections. Yet this 'passivity' may not be a function of support for Mubarak’s dictatorship but rather a desire to retain the Egyptian military as a reliable partner throughout rapidly changing political circumstances.
Campaign TV ads are ramping up ahead of Nov. 2, but the race that has run more than any other in the nation has been largely overlooked by the national media, though it is crucial to the GOP.
What is the 'Aqua Buddha' and why did it turn a Senate debate between Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky into the 'nastiest' of Election 2010'? It's classic attack politics.
Liberal groups charge the US Chamber of Commerce with spending foreign donations on political ads targeted against Democrats. Chamber officials deny the charge, but campaign finance law makes it hard to know for sure.
Haiti holds its first presidential debate Saturday, even as President René Préval's ties to the election commission has observers asking whether the CEP rejected candidates based on politics.