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Much to my surprise, I find myself sympathizing with the Internal Revenue Service. Tenderness toward that agency isn't my default position. I'm a British expat living in the United States, with retirement savings locked up in Britain and other cross-...
Democrats of the Lehigh Valley opposed the Republican administration's war. They were suspicious of the shifting justifications for it. They weren't interested in fighting to free anyone. They denounced the president's restrictions on civil liberties....
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — After a resounding victory in Pakistan's national elections, presumptive new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could have pressed his populist, hard-line approach that paints the U.S. as hopelessly malevolent and self-interested....
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Millions of Pakistanis braved threats from militants and voted Saturday in national elections that marked the country's first democratic transfer of governance and appeared to put former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on track for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Politicians love few things better than a scandal to trip up their opponents, and Republicans hope last year's fatal attack on U.S. diplomats in Libya will do exactly that to Hillary Rodham Clinton and other Democrats. History...
Tags: Politics, John Boehner, Mark Pocan, Libya, Benghazi
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For the second day in a row, a bomb blast killed and maimed participants at a campaign rally being held by one of Pakistan's Islamist religious parties, indicating a broadening of targets in the violence that has primarily...
Venezuela's National Electoral Council declared Nicolas Maduro, the handpicked successor of the late President Hugo Chavez, the winner in the presidential election Sunday. But it was a victory in a compromised system that tilted the table in his favor....
With the United States locked in confrontation with Iran, was it good or bad for diplomacy that "Argo," a movie about U.S. spies getting the best of the Iranians, won this year's Academy Award for best picture? Depends on whom you ask. To Iran's...
As a young man, I realized that in Latin America many of the governments in the hemisphere were ruled by dictators, generals or, as they were known back then, caudillos. Venezuela was governed by Gen. Marcos Pérez Jiménez, Perú by Gen. Manuel Odría;...
Tags: Politics, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Cuba, Twitter, Inc.
The 2012 U.S. elections, though they weren’t seminal, revealed much about the nature of the body politic and the direction of American politics. Divided Government May Be Ingrained: At the presidential level, Democrats start with a decided...
In the aftermath of President Barack Obama's near-sweep of the critical Electoral College swing states last month, post-election analysis of the keys to his decisive victory has paid scant attention to one important factor: Mr. Obama's disproportionate...
The year 2012 will go into the history books as one of contrasting transitions. China's five- year cycle for Communist Party congresses and leadership turnover overlapped with the U.S.'s four-year electoral calendar. And if that once-in-20-years...
Tags: China, Arts and Culture, Politics, Sociology, Culture
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