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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Wake Up And Smell The Politics

Can a coffee kingpin give American politics the jolt it needs to snap out of its Tea Party hangover? Don’t hold your breath. But Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has made a valiant attempt, by way of an appeal he sent out by blast email and published in full-page ads in both The New York Times […]

September 13, 2011

Clinton Encourages India To Work With U.S. To Block China’s Global Influence

CHENNAI, India (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday challenged India to expand its traditional sphere of interest from South Asia to neighboring regions where it can help the United States blunt China’s increasing assertiveness. Clinton appealed for India to project its influence eastward, toward China’s backyard in Southeast Asia and […]

July 20, 2011

Pawlenty Embraces Bush Doctrine, Slams Obama as “Timid” in Foreign Policy Address

Tacking right on foreign affairs, and rejecting the Obama administration’s policy of “engagement” with the Middle East, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty issued a scathing critique of the president’s realist approach to Egypt, Iran, Syria, and elsewhere in a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Tuesday morning. He lambasted Obama’s […]

June 28, 2011