Paul Ryan one of top fundraisers in Congress - The Washington Post. August 14, 2012.
Rep. Paul Ryan has become one of the top fundraisers in Congress in recent years, drawing on a growing national profile to amass more than $8 million for this year’s election through his campaign and political committee.
A sizable chunk of what the Wisconsin Republican has brought in for his campaign over the years remains in...
Trial of U.S. Nonprofit Workers in Egypt Is Abruptly Put Off
By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and MAYY EL SHEIKH
Published: February 26, 2012
CAIRO — The politically charged trial here of employees of four American-backed nonprofit groups was adjourned Sunday less than two hours after it began, amid signs that the case was growing into a broader indictment of Egypt’s alliance with...
Obama pide a futuro presidente chino, Xi Jinping, respetar reglas - El Tiempo. Febrero 14, 2012.
El presidente de EE.UU. le dijo que es necesario "expandir la cooperación y profundizar la amistad".
El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, le dijo al vicepresidente chino, Xi Jinping, que debe existir igualdad en las relaciones económicas y comerciales y observar un mayor respeto por los derechos humanos.
Se espera que Xi reemplace el próximo octubre al...
GW Law School to host four Supreme Court justices. GW Hatchet
by Cory Weinberg
Issue: January 30, 2012 | News
Four Supreme Court justices and three European human rights judges will visit the GW Law School in March to discuss the judicial system’s role in protecting civil and political rights.
Justices Samuel Alito, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy and Sonia Sotomayor will join...
Obama tangles with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer over immigration book - Politics and Policy - The Washington Post.
PHOENIX — President Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) appeared to exchange heated words in front of reporters and other public officials on Wednesday as Obama arrived in this Southwestern city for the second stop of his post-State of the Union tour.
The unusual confrontation--which included Brewer pointing her finger at Obama,...
US Arms Bahrain While Decrying Russian Weapons in Syria. ANTIWAR.com
Peeved at Russia’s Security Council vetoderailing a Western-sponsored resolution against Syria last week, U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice implicitly accused the Russians of protecting the beleaguered government of President Bashar al-Assad primarily to safeguard their lucrative arms market in the Middle Eastern country.
But around the same time, the United States was evaluating a $53 million weapons contract with Bahrain, where political...
Republican Voices Express Disapproval of Obama. The Caucus- The New York Times. September 18, 2011.
The latest New York Times/CBS News poll offers an in-depth look at the public’s view of the president’s stewardship of the economy and how his jobs plan is being received.
The poll also found that though Republicans appear more energized than Democrats at the outset of the 2012 presidential campaign, many have reservations about the candidates.
The nationwide telephone poll...
How to Fix a Broken Border: Hit the Cartels Where It Hurts (Part I)
Immigration Policy Center
Both sides of the immigration debate agree that our southwest border is “broken,” but they have very different views as to why or how to fix it. On one side, immigration reform advocates point to a broken immigration system that forces immigrants into the hands of increasingly violent smugglers in order to make...
US resolution to stop violence against Kashmiri Pandits. FIRSTPOST
Washington: A resolution has been introduced today in the United States House of Representatives, to seek justice against the human rights violation that the Kashmiri Pandits have been facing, resulting in the severe curtailment of their religious freedom for two decades.
Kashmiri Pandits perform prayers during an annual Hindu festival. Two decades after they were forced to flee Kashmir, thousands of Hindu Pandits...
Programa de Cooperación en Seguridad Nacional - FES
Sueños de reforma de las políticas contra las drogas y del Régimen Internacional de Control de drogas
Francisco E. Thoumi
Durante los últimos años se ha insinuado la posibilidad de abrir el debate sobre la flexibilización de las políticas contra las drogas. Esto indica que a pesar de las afirmaciones oficiales de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas Contra la Droga y el Delito...
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