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Trump and Kardashian have both acted as barometers for how far a person can go and how low a culture can sink.
Republicans argue, absurdly, that a president with nearly a year left in his term is a lame duck. Yet, members of Congress become lame ducks only after the November election.
Congress is up in arms about an obscure Chongqing group swallowing the old but tiny Midwest bourse. It’s an outcry that badly misses the point. The deal will force the new owners to learn a thing or two about disclosure, robust regulation and the benefits of free capital markets.
The new anti-ship weapons are stealthier, fly farther and faster and pack more destructive power than the Navy’s current arsenal.
Allowing Gazprom a role in Israel’s energy industry could play a direct role in securing the safety and security of Israel’s offshore gas exploration infrastructure.
As U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was being eulogized and President Barack Obama had begun reviewing files on his potential successor, a chance meeting led me to recall a memo Patrick Buchanan, an advisor to President Ronald Reagan, wrote 30 years ago recommending Scalia.
Scalia’s record on issues related to U.S. democracy and elections was dismal — even when judged against the standards of the conservative Roberts court.
In a move that should surprise precisely no one, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has positioned surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) on one of its South China Sea islands.
It appears as if the world is right back where it was a year ago, when the West was in a similar position, trapped between its fear of a greater war and inability to confront a ruthless adversary.
Russia has gone to pains to display its refurbished and modern weaponry the last few years. First in Georgia, then in Ukraine and now in Syria. Pundits, journalists and bloggers have marveled at how far Moscow’s military has come after the decade of decay following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
NPD and other far-right groups are gaining traction in Germany, thanks in part to their ability to attract people threatened by globalization and disenchanted with Germany’s growing role on the world stage.
After the 10th failed attempt to type in an iPhone PIN number, the phone erases all its data.
What the coming battle will do is continue to politicize the Supreme Court, exposing judicial decisions as political choices rather than legal ones.
Both leading contenders, Donald Trump for the Republicans and Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democrats, seem disturbingly out of touch with reality.
After Justice Antonin Scalia’s death at a remote West Texas hunting resort last weekend, I remembered how he had described his passion for the sport.
Misr’s ability to regroup after being hit hard by Cairo police suggests this Islamic State offshoot could threaten stability in Egypt.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and the GOP presidential candidates made clear: They will regard anyone Obama nominates to fill the court vacancy as illegitimate.
If Yanis Varoufakis was going to make a comeback, it had to be in the German capital.
The conservative justice leaves behind a Supreme Court vacancy amid a nasty presidential election campaign. There’s already Republican talk of blocking any Obama nominee to replace Scalia. A governance stalemate threatens to rattle already shaky global investors and economies.
Egyptians have always been ill-served, at best, and brutalized, at worst, by their leaders, whether Ottoman, British, Mubarak or Sisi.