The Case for a Bipartisan Foreign Policy

The United States is strongest when Congress and the White House speak with one voice.

Shadow Government

Who Will Win the U.S. Trade Game?

For U.S. trade policy, the game is now afoot. The question is whether trade enthusiasts or skeptics will be ahead when the buzzer sounds. One ...

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Behold the Enormous Collateral Damage From the Senate’s Iran Bill

The Senate got an Iran nuclear review bill. But it came at a steep cost.

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Longtime Staff Director of Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Departs

In a major transition in the defense industry world, Paul Juola is stepping down as Democratic staff director for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense ...

The Cable

State Dept. Reports No Progress on Restoring Ties With Cuba

The State Department cannot cite any progress on a key step in the Obama administration’s policy of restoring ties with the Cuban government: the opening of a U.S. Embassy in Havana.

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Could a ‘Hostage Czar’ Have Saved Warren Weinstein? One Lawmaker Thinks So

A Maryland lawmaker has introduced legislation that would create a "hostage czar" to help find captured Americans.

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