The C.I.A.'s attempted overthrow of Cuba's Fidel Castro in 1961 was followed by multiple assassination attempts in Operation
For those readers who weren't alive (or old enough) to experience the 1960s, this week we had somewhat of a history lesson, packaged as a Democratic debate. Part of why this happened is that the Democratic presidential campaign has entered into a "convince the minority voters" phase.
In a recent debate with Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton bragged about getting the approval of Henry Kissinger: "I was very flattered when Henry Kissinger said I ran the State Department better--better than anybody had run it in a long time," she said. Now it boggles the mind how a candidate claiming she is a progressive can even mention Kissinger as a source of pride.
Don't think about motivating people. Think about inspiring and enabling them to do what already motivates them.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that he will not apologize for calling protesters "low-life scum" at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing earlier this week.
Senator address 'disgraceful' demonstrators at Armed Services Committee hearing
China's leaders ought to recognize that the key to making a one-party political system function effectively in the information age is robust feedback from the public. Limiting open expression will weaken, not strengthen, the Communist Party's authority.
It is the season of lists: best movies, best books, and so on. I thought I should continue a tradition I started several years ago of creating a different type of list: a geo-political-economic list -- a list of the globalization top five from an American perspective.
Conservative hero Ben Carson is worried about American teenagers joining ISIS. But it's not because of 'radical Islam.' It's because of new high school history standards. American's right wing, you see, is terrified of history, because it is always sentimentalizing it.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said that Iran "is a bigger problem than ISIS." Kissinger's warning about Iran
The Leveretts are ideally positioned to champion the case for normalizing relations between the United States and Iran -- a case that desperately needs to be both made and heard in Washington. Lamentably, their ideological contortions get in the way and derail the effort.
Brian Carlson, a Wisconsin-based painter and college professor, has been "re-appearing" victims of Argentina's Dirty War one portrait at a time, relying upon online photo archives as-well-as photos sent to him by loved ones and family members of the missing.
Cain has made multiple foreign policy gaffes during his campaign. When asked whether he was ready for "gotcha" questions
Responding to how he would answer "gotcha" questions in an interview in October, he said, "When they ask me who is the president