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Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel's Last Surviving Founding Father
Israel's longest serving statesman Shimon Peres died early Wednesday, leaving the country mourning the last of the state’s founding fathers and a man whose legacy as a would-be peacemaker is celebrated by supporters but eyed with skepticism by many Palestinians. The Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv
Excerpt: Robert Baer's 'The Perfect Kill'
Excerpted from THE PERFECT KILL: 21 Laws for Assassins by Robert B. Baer by arrangement with Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, Copyright © Robert Baer 2014. Introduction Buttonwillow, California, Fourth of July weekend, 2011: It’s not even eleven a.m., and already...
5 International Stories You'll Care About This Week
1. Ukraine Inaugurates a New President He’s the Willy Wonka of Kiev – he also happens to be one of its richest men. And today Petro Poroshenko was inaugurated as the new president of Ukraine. The 48-year-old “Chocolate King” is estimated by Forbes magazine to be worth $1.6 billion. He started his
Five Questions with Foreign Policy Initiative Co-Founder Dan Senor
This week, we asked Foreign Policy Initiative Co-Founder Dan Senor to answer five questions. Dan will join the discussion on our powerhouse roundtable Sunday on “This Week.” 1) How would you grade President Obama in terms of his overall foreign policy? Recall the foreign policy goals...
Obama Ends Israel Trip With Nods to Christianity, Judaism
Concluding his three-day trip to Israel, President Obama got an unplanned look at the political realities plaguing the peace process during a visit to Bethlehem this afternoon. The president was supposed to fly by helicopter to Bethlehem but a windstorm forced him to travel by...
Text: Obama Remarks to People of Israel
Text as prepared for delivery of President Obama's address to the Israeli people at the Jersualem Convention Center– Shalom. It is an honor to be here with you in Jerusalem, and I am so grateful for the welcome that I have received from the people of Israel. I bring with me the support of the
Obama Awards Medals Of Freedom
President Obama awarded the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to thirteen cultural and political icons today, saying that the recipients have “marked my life in profound ways.” This year’s medal winners included music legend Bob Dylan, former Secretary of State Madeleine ...
Jan. 19, 1997: Netanyahu Interview
Israeli PM Netanyahu reacts to Yasser Arafat's return to the city of Hebron.
Newt Gingrich’s Long Road to the Top Filled with Ambition, Rivalry
“Man of the Year,” screamed a cover of Time Magazine in December 1995. Its star: Newt Gingrich, the then-young, ambitious Speaker of the House, one of the most admired men that year in polls. Two years later, dogged by allegations of ethics violations, Gingrich faced...
Nov. 6: Lincoln Elected President in 1860; Ronald Reagan Runs for Governor 1966; Wall St. Town Hall From 1987
1860 Abraham Lincoln Elected President The democratic vote was divided between three candidates in the election of 1860. Republican Abraham Lincoln won the presidency with less than 50 percent of the popular vote. The Civil War broke out not long after he took the...