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Politicians like Menendez insist that what appears to be undue influence is really just the reciprocal kindness of friends.
Islam did not join the renaissance, the rebirth, of Judaic and Christian cultures that began at the end of the 1500s and then evolved over centuries.
He can issue an executive order requiring the pol?itical spending of government contractors, which includes many of the biggest U.S. corporations, be disclosed.
Riyadh’s biggest worry is Iran’s expanding political influence in Arab lands, especially in its neighborhood.
Indiana’s RFRA, like others, is both a “license to discriminate” and a “protection of religious freedom.”
There is no true religion that does not regard the sanctity of human life as one of its highest values, and Islam is no exception.
Lessons can be learned from a serious nonproliferation failure: Mao Tse-Tung’s China and its quest for the bomb.
Start by expanding psychological screenings for pilots and other professionals.
The European Union, China and Russia have decided certain drugs have no place in agriculture. Why do U.S. farmers still use them on pigs and cattle?
People in the United States feel under threat, both from beyond our borders and within them.
Here is a new Iraqi paradox: whatever progress the Shi'ite Muslim-dominated Baghdad government makes against jihadi insurgents occupying large swathes of north-western Iraq, it is simultaneously undermining what is left of the Iraqi state
While the war in Yemen shares similarities with other conflicts in the Arab world, it is the role of foreign powers in Yemen’s descent into leaderless chaos that is particularly striking.
The conflict in Yemen is complex, with a shifting set of alliances. President Hadi and his supporters, who are mostly Sunni Muslims, are backed by Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states. The Houthis, who belong to a sect of Shi’ite Islam called Zaydis, are allies of Shi’ite-led Iran, the regional rival of Saudi Arabia and other Sunni Arab states.
There can be little doubt. Evangelical Christian voters, a key component of the Republican Party base, are wild about Israel.
Unless you have a fortune or a fairy godmother, you’re probably out of luck.
New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, himself a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, thinks it’s time to take much of the anxiety out of the college admittance process.
The death in battle of a king known to history for badly needing a horse and for a hunched back, marked the end of the medieval period in England. It was a battle in which a Roman legion might have felt right at home.
Any time Washington gives its allies U.S.-made military hardware, there’s a chance the enemy could get its hands on the stuff.
Today’s GOP does not give Barack Obama credit for continuing the pattern set by many successful Republican presidents.
The Xi-Putin bromance is largely theater.