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U.S. says China must press North Korea on uranium program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea’s effort to enrich uranium is typical of its defiance of the United Nations, and major powers including China must put pressure on Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear ambitions, senior U.S. officials said on Sunday. Read the full story

Steve Clemons: The Impact Today and Tomorrow of Chalmers Johnson

Next week, Foreign Policy magazine and its editor-in-chief Susan Glasser will be releasing its 2nd annual roster of the world’s greatest thinkers and doers in foreign policy. I have seen the list — and it’s impressively creative and eclectic. There is one name that is not on the FP100 who should be — and that […]

John Ensign Could Be In Big Trouble In 2012

If Sen. John Ensign began last week with a declaration of his 2012 candidacy that earned him more raised eyebrows than ravenous applause, he got a moment at the end to shake his fist at his naysayers. … Still, Ensign lacks two things that would be necessary to wage a convincing fight. One is a […]

Centrifuges confirm concerns on North Korea: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea’s effort to enrich uranium is typical of its defiance of the United Nations and major powers including China must put pressure on Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear ambitions, senior U.S. officials said on Sunday. Read the full story

TSA: The agency Americans love to hate

TSA: The agency Americans love to hate

How did an agency created to protect the public become the target of so much public scorn? After nine years of funneling travelers into ever longer lines with orders to have shoes off, sippy cups empty and laptops out for inspection, the most surprising thing about increasingly heated frustration with the federal Transportation Security Administration […]