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  • On Ukraine, Ted Cruz isn't as Reaganesque as he seems to think

    On Ukraine, Ted Cruz isn't as Reaganesque as he seems to think
    In my Sunday column, I described the division among leading Republicans over what policy to prescribe on Russia and Ukraine, a three-way split among hawks, realists and libertarians. Then there’s Ted Cruz, the firebrand tea-party senator from...
  • Clinton-McCain friendship blossoms (again)

    Clinton-McCain friendship blossoms (again)
    When John McCain was running for president in 2008, he often spoke warmly of his friendship with Hillary Rodham Clinton as an illustration of his ability to work across the political aisle. They had traveled the world together as fellow senators —...
  • Lawmakers take sanctions from Russia as badge of honor

    Lawmakers take sanctions from Russia as badge of honor
    WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress who were hit Thursday with sanctions by Russia celebrated their standing as a badge of honor, pledging to continue pressing for Ukraine from their spot on President Vladimir Putin's enemies list. "I guess this means...
  • U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea

    U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...
  • Congress full of ideas for handling Russia, but little agreement

    Congress full of ideas for handling Russia, but little agreement
    WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are hammering President Obama for a stronger U.S. response to the crisis in Ukraine, but Congress has so far been unable to provide a unified course of action amid its own partisan divisions in an election year. Various...
  • Obama and the diplomacy pendulum

     Obama and the diplomacy pendulum
    When Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, one of his selling points was the promise of a more modest foreign policy than that of his predecessor. And when Obama won reelection 16 months ago, he renewed that pledge. Drone strikes against Al Qaeda would...
  • Senate rejects stronger military sexual assault bill

    Senate rejects stronger military sexual assault bill
    WASHINGTON — An ambitious bill seeking to stem the rise of sexual assaults in the military died Thursday after senators from both parties refused to limit the role of commanding officers in deciding whether to prosecute such cases. Sen. Kirsten...
  • Conservatives harbor an odd admiration for Vladimir Putin

    Conservatives harbor an odd admiration for Vladimir Putin
    It is rather curious, given the American conservative movement’s long and dramatic history of anti-Communism and anti-Russian saber-rattling, that many leading voices on the right are speaking about Russian President Vladimir Putin with varying...
  • U.S. warns Russia against further military moves in Ukraine

    U.S. warns Russia against further military moves in Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — Top U.S. officials warned against further Russian military aggression into eastern Ukraine as Americans and Western allies prepared to slap more sanctions on Russian officials and to protect the new government in Kiev. Sanctions could...
  • American senators meet with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev to discuss aid

    American senators meet with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev to discuss aid
    WASHINGTON —   A delegation of eight U.S. senators met in Kiev, Ukraine,  with recently installed interim Ukrainian government leaders on the eve of a controversial Russian-supported secession vote in the Crimea region and discussed providing...
  • Much depends on Ginsburg

    Much depends on Ginsburg
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire from the Supreme Court after the completion of the current term in June. She turned 81 on Saturday and by all accounts she is healthy and physically and mentally able to continue. But only by resigning this summer...