Archive for November, 2013

Egyptian Riot Police Attack Peaceful Protests in Cairo

11/27/2013 | Uncategorized

CAIRO — The riot police brought a violent end to peaceful protests here on Tuesday, beating, sexually harassing and detaining some of Egypt’s most prominent human rights activists in a […]

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FBI Releases Annual Hate Crimes Statistics

11/27/2013 | Domestic news

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White House Launches Push to Sell Its Iran Nuclear Deal

11/26/2013 | Uncategorized

WASHINGTON—The Obama administration is mounting an aggressive campaign to head off new congressional sanctions against Iran, arguing they would jeopardize the high-stakes deal sealed this past weekend to curb Tehran’s […]

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Senate gridlock imperils Defense bill

11/26/2013 | Domestic news

The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are scrambling to salvage this year’s Defense authorization bill after the Senate failed to pass the measure this week.

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Understanding the Deal With Iran

11/26/2013 | Uncategorized

Iran retains the technology and material to produce fuel for a weapon for now..

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Iran Talks ‘Substantial,’ but Yield No Accord

11/22/2013 | Uncategorized

GENEVA — The foreign policy chief of the European Union spent much of Thursday in detailed negotiations with Iranian officials over an agreement to temporarily freeze Tehran’s nuclear program..

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Deal May Be Near as New Iran Nuclear Talks Open

11/21/2013 | Uncategorized

GENEVA — Senior diplomats from six world powers and Iran opened a new round of talks on Wednesday in Geneva amid expectations that they were closing in on an agreement […]

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Pentagon Examining Proper Size of Future Force

11/21/2013 | Domestic news

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon leadership is constructing battle plans. But this battle doesn’t involve tanks rolling across the hills or bombing campaigns.

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Bipartisan Assent to Hold Off New Iran Sanctions

11/20/2013 | Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — In a meeting with Senate leaders on Tuesday, President Obama failed to sway critics of his effort to sign an interim nuclear deal with Iran. But in a […]

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Senate Defense Authorization Bill Stalled – For Now

11/20/2013 | Domestic news

WASHINGTON — The US Senate’s 2014 defense authorization bill appears stalled while rank-and-file members and leadership determine a process to debate and vote on amendments.

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