While Ted Cruz skipped work, these members of Congress introduced a bill to cut spending and reduce the threat created by America’s nuclear weapons arsenal.
Americans have spent much of 2014 in outrage at the way that Russian military forces have interfered in Ukraine’s civil war. Now, Americans have sent their own military to Iraq to interfere in Iraq’s civil war. What’s the difference? Peter Baker in the New York
I spent most of today traveling and unaware of events, so when my son piped up with the merry question “Are you read for World War 3?” I answered with a glib, “is it really scheduled for tomorrow? Good thing I didn’t bother with that
Just whose hands does the World Workers Party want on Iraq, Syria and Ukraine?
Are they okay with Iranian hands being on Iraq? Will they accept Russian hands on Ukraine? What about Al Quaida hands on Syria?
In the Ukraine, pro-Russian fighters have taken over a Ukranian naval base on the Crimean peninsula. Russian soldiers have entered the peninsula, as the Russian government formally claimed the territory as its own. In the United States, members of the U.S. Congress have given angry
This weekend’s big story has been the escalating conflict between Russia and the Ukraine. (What’s up with the muted reaction to the Optic Nerve story?) It’s a complex situation, but I find that I just can’t move beyond the dread that the United States and