Posts Tagged

Brazil

Dan Balz of the Washington Post has written an article on President Obama's dismal standing among independents (it stands at 38 percent approval according to...

The debate today has sparked two thoughts in particular about soccer and the American left. One is that, for the rest of the world, soccer...

For once, I need to strike a discordant note with my colleague Jonathan Tobin about soccer (or, as most of us call it, football)....

Both the Washington Post's and the Wall Street Journal's editors rightly praise the outcome of the election in Colombia and implore the Obama administration not...

Truth has it all over fiction. Sports photographers captured a poignant moment at the Brazil–North Korea match in Tuesday’s World Cup play, when North Korea’s...

James Lindsay of the Council on Foreign Relations writes of the UN sanctions against Iran: These are not the crippling sanctions that Secretary of State Hillary...

In his column today, Charles Krauthammer makes this point: Three Iran sanctions resolutions passed in the Bush years. They were all passed without a...

Various lawmakers and groups  are weighing in on passage of the pitifully ineffective UN sanctions to which Brazil and Turkey refused to agree. Eric Cantor's...

Now that the United Nations Security Council has passed a new round of sanctions against Iran, we can expect a degree of self-congratulation from the...

An interesting report in the Washington Post about Iran's defiance of Western sanctions contains this remarkable nugget: "We are very proud of our diplomacy, although we...

That's not my own title -- that's the subject of a Politico forum on whether Obama is another failed president. I think we can all...

There has been no shortage of foreign-policy disasters in the first year and a half of Barack Obama’s presidency, but nothing has illustrated the administration’s...