Topic: White House National Security Council
Tensions between Israel and Palestinians continued to rise Wednesday, following Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to add two West Bank sites to its national heritage list.
02/24/2010 02:19 pm
Gary Sick, who was the chief White House aide during Iran's Islamic Revolution in 1979 and the hostage crisis that followed, says the Green reform movement has a surprising strength. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Iran Thursday.
02/11/2010 11:58 am
The kidnapping of an Iraqi-American working with the US military in Iraq appears to have been sparked by a faltering reconciliation effort to bring a militant Shiite group into the political process, US officials say.
02/11/2010 10:00 am
Ignoring the worst abuses and empowering authoritarians means betraying our friends in Russia – and undermining US leadership around the world.
02/10/2010 11:38 am
The president’s cyber czar has the right credentials for this important job, but he’ll need Obama’s visible backing to do it.
12/23/2009 02:14 pm
The Obama White House Tuesday named former Bush aide, Howard Schmidt, as cybersecurity 'czar.' Cyber attacks from within and outside the country pose a growing threat to the US.
12/22/2009 06:09 pm
Experts say Iran's plans to build 10 new nuclear plants is not within its capabilities for years, but Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said they would manufacture 500,000 new centrifuges.
11/30/2009 12:00 am
Obama is expected to receive a warm welcome in South Korea, where top issues on agenda are North Korea talks and a free trade agreement.
11/18/2009 12:00 am
USAID has been without an administrator since Obama took office. Rajiv Shah could bring innovative thinking to USAID, but he probably will not have the gravitas to make USAID more of a force in Washington.
11/11/2009 12:00 am
Pentagon chief Robert Gates is the swing vote in Obama's decision on the Afghanistan war.
11/02/2009 12:00 am