Sunday, March 1, 2015
There is progress in the long-term struggle to achieve a nuclear agreement with Iran. Reliable reports indicate the United States and Iran have moved toward compromise.
Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he accepted a Republican invitation to speak to Congress next week on Iran — a less provocative, closed-door session.
Speaking at a White House summit last week, U.S. President Barack Obama gave his recommendation for countering violent extremism in the digital age. “We have to confront squarely and honestly the twisted ideologies that these terrorist groups use to incite people to violence,” Obama said. “We need to find new ways to amplify the voices of peace and tolerance and inclusion, and we need to do it online.”
The attempted jail break in Kaohsiung Prison that led to the death of six inmates may have occurred nearly a month ago, but the story has not yet ended
Saturday, February 28, 2015
The spate of brutal and systematic attacks on Christian communities in Syria, Iraq and Egypt by Islamic State (IS) has surged. Yet despite this targeted violence, there's a climate of international indifference by many governments and even some Christian communities in the West toward this modern-day religious persecution.
The full-page ad in Mexico's national newspapers was unusual, if not unprecedented: 20 powerful business groups and think tanks publicly scolding the government for not doing its job.
You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like “Do you want fries with that?” But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington next week on a last-gasp effort to seal what he hopes will become his signature achievement: preventing Iran from attaining a nuclear weapon. But the centerpiece of the visit,
Friday, February 27, 2015
For the longest time, people looked to the Oscars to know which Hollywood movies to check out or download, who made it to this year's best- and worst-dressed list, and which hottest couple to watch.
A green light by the eurozone to a list of proposed reforms by Greece needed in return for continued loans means its new leftist government has its work cut out in the coming weeks trying to deliver on its promises.