As I write this column, my plane is taking off from Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport to bring me back home. It was a special visit to Taiwan -- one that helped put so many earlier visits into a larger perspective.
Somalia is in the midst of a famine, suffering from the worst drought in 60 years. The al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabab has destroyed the country.
It has been two weeks since Arabs marched on Israel's borders on four sides, yet that media spectacle remains a potent metaphor for the mounting threats facing the tiny Jewish state, from Hezbollah taking over Lebanon to the Hamas-partnered Palestinian government attempting to circumvent peace talks by unilaterally declaring statehood at the United Nations.
And while she still wants to tax oil companies, she did have some interesting thoughts regarding pro-growth tax reform and spending and entitlement cuts.
As "Arab streets" rise up and many of their governments are teetering or have fallen, the two rival Palestinian factions — the terrorist organization Hamas and the “moderate” Fatah party — are attempting a unity government that would ensure continued power for the society’s favored few.
J-Street suffered a humiliating defeat last week on Capitol Hill – which means Israel scored an important victory.
Considering how much direct and indirect support the U.S. provides to the Palestinians each year, Congress could take decisive action to at least ensure that U.S. taxpayers are not funding incitement against Israel.
Barack Obama’s already poor relationship with the British is about to get worse.
Americans who pride their country for its No. 1 status might consider doing something before its number is up.
The chatter around Your Nation's Capital among the cognoscenti, the intelligentsia, and smarty-pantses over the past 24 hours was: Is there any real meaning to the House vote to repeal Obamacare?
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