Russia is coming face to face with a new and perhaps even more difficult domestic problem than those it has faced in recent years. In the last few years, Moscow has had a tendency to shift money from domestic projects .
In December 2002, the 9/11 Joint Inquiry — comprised of the House and Senate Intelligence committees — unveiled an 800-page report on the causes of 9/11, only to have the Bush White House redact on “national security” grounds a 28-page chapter titled “Finding, Discussion and .
Wynton Marsalis is the leader of a jazz ensemble that is making history right in front of our eyes. The level of talent in the band that performed Sept. 25 at McCain Auditorium was stronger than anything our audience may have .
Accomplishing something in foreign policy is difficult at best, and often nearly impossible Numerous factors must be taken into account. Some surface on the domestic front, but many — often uncontrollable —external variables also exist. Among the most complicated are .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You might watch a thousand baseball games and never see anything like this. You know by now that the Royals rallied — implausibly, almost impossibly — to beat the Oakland A’s 9-8 in the 12th inning of an .
If a single factor has characterized the British political system, it has been strict centralization. Even local government is under the strict control of the central authorities. Funds are allocated downward, and the implementation of major decisions by Parliament is .
President Obama’s Sept. 9 speech on battling ISIL marks an important step forward for this administration. Yet not only do many questions remain, but America will have serious problems implementing it. Indications are that this initiative was not something Obama .
CLOVEFORDS, Scotland — I’m a fourth-generation Scot — and I voted “Yes.” My hope was that Scotland would become an independent country, able to run its own affairs and economy and be fully responsible for them. And stop blaming the government .
Whether the question is posed in a commissioned survey or asked casually on the street, most answers are similar. The saddest of them sounds roughly like this… Q: “What do you think of Scotland’s vote on independence this week?” .
One of the side effects of Russia’s interference in eastern Ukraine has been heightened concern in the Baltic and East European states that Russian President Vladimir Putin may decide to meddle in their internal affairs to the point of .
Frustration with political candidates is nothing new. For decades political science’s truism about Congress held: People hated the institution but loved their congressman. Things are different in 2014. In June, a Rasmussen poll reported that only 25 percent of respondents indicated .
The Aug. 11 death of comedian Robin Williams elicited a worldwide response of shock and disbelief that someone who brought so much laughter to the world for so many years could have been so tormented that he would choose to end .
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