Foreign Policy


Palestinians look to God…and Putin

01/15/2017 9:03 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – Palestinians on Friday stepped up their campaign to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from carrying out his pledge to move the US embassy in


Iran to buy over 100 tons of uranium

01/13/2017 9:02 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Tehran (AFP) – Iran has received authorization from world powers to import 130 tons of natural uranium, Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said Thursday.


Mattis cagey on Israel at confirmation hearing, will not break Iran Deal

01/12/2017 12:30 PM

General James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of defense, has faced scrutiny for his surprisingly critical comments on Israel. Today, Mattis testified before


Watch Senators Graham and Cruz announce bill to defund UN

01/12/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Trump may move ambassador, but not embassy, to Jerusalem

01/10/2017 5:54 PM

David Friedman, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to serve as ambassador to Israel, may not move the US embassy to Jerusalem as he previously promised, reports The Algemeiner,


Final Iran nuclear talks before Trump takes office

01/10/2017 9:20 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Vienna (AFP) – Iran and major powers took stock Tuesday of their 2015 nuclear deal, with Donald Trump’s imminent inauguration and the death of a moderate


US puts Osama bin Laden’s son, and would-be heir of Al-Qaeda, on terror blacklist

01/08/2017 6:03 PM

Washington (AFP) – The United States added Hamza bin Laden, son and would-be heir of the late global jihadist leader Osama bin Laden, to its terrorist


Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties

01/07/2017 6:20 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Washington (AFP) – President-elect Donald Trump condemned Russia critics on Saturday, calling those who oppose better relations with Moscow “stupid” people and “fools” in his latest


(Video) Why Kerry touts Obama’s unenforced ‘red line’ in Syria as major success

01/06/2017 1:03 PM Updated: 3 months ago

See in one chart how FBI says Russians hacked Dems

01/06/2017 9:33 AM

Yesterday, senior intelligence officials testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding hacking of Democratic Party notables during the 2016 election. Intelligence officials all agree that


UN Ambassador Samantha Power pens “Exit Memo” stressing Obama successes, including supporting Israel

01/05/2017 5:07 PM

The US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, warned today that the United States cannot retract from the United Nations without losing global influence to


Senate GOP bill would force US to move embassy

01/04/2017 6:07 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Drama regarding the Office of Congressional Ethics dominated news coverage yesterday, but something interesting happened in the Senate as well, with the introduction of a new


(Video) Why is Donald Trump siding with Julian Assange over US intelligence?

01/04/2017 4:58 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Pointless, dangerous, shameful: GOP responds to John Kerry speech

12/28/2016 5:03 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Top-level GOP lawmakers are responding to Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech today addressing the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Most avoid the specifics of Kerry’s speech, instead attacking


Defending UN vote, Kerry says no pres. ‘has done more for Israeli security than Barack Obama’

12/28/2016 1:36 PM

Secretary of State John Kerry addressed the Palestinian-Israeli conflict today. The speech, which lasted more than an hour, made clear why President Barack Obama decided not to


Besties: Netanyahu thanks Trump on Facebook

12/28/2016 11:10 AM

Earlier today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally thanked President-elect Donald Trump for some of Trump’s recent comments regarding the State of Israel.  “President-elect Trump, thank


Watch John Kerry’s Israel speech live

12/28/2016 10:56 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Watch writer Eli Lake apologize on Fox for defending Obama

12/28/2016 10:33 AM

Israel delays settler permits ahead of Kerry speech

12/28/2016 9:10 AM

  Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel delayed a vote Wednesday on permits for settler homes at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request, ahead of a speech by US


Watch Alan Dershowitz on Obama’s “appalling, appalling” foreign policy

12/27/2016 5:43 PM Updated: 3 months ago