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04/15/2014 Published on Forbes.com
It’s not just one sided anymore.
Today, the Ukrainian military stormed an airport 25 miles north of Slovyansk, beginning what the interim Ukrainian president, Oleksandr Turchynov, called a military operation to confront pro-Russian militants in the eastern part of the… Continue reading →
04/10/2014 Published on Forbes.com
After holding tight to her position as Health and Human Services Secretary for five years, Kathleen Sebelius resigned earlier this evening.
Sebelius became a household name in the fall for her role supervising the troubled rollout of the Healthcare.gov website… Continue reading →
03/21/2014 Published on Forbes.com
While the American public’s and the media’s attention has been focused on the seemingly endless cycle of political dramas that unfold every day – What has Russian President Vladimir Put got in store for Ukraine? How many people have signed… Continue reading →
02/24/2014 Published on Forbes.com
We are all breathing a sigh of relief here in the West and, indeed, around the world now that the violence in Kiev has halted. Recent developments are heartening for supporters of democracy and although the road ahead will certainly… Continue reading →
02/18/2014 Published on Forbes.com
“I probably shouldn’t say this, but I will,” National Intelligence Director James Clapper said in an exclusive Daily Beast interview on government surveillance.He continued, “had we been transparent about this from the outset right after 9/11—which is the genesis of… Continue reading →
01/22/2014 Published on Forbes.com
English: Vladimir Putin and Gerhard Schroeder (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
It’s official: all roads lead to Russia. More specifically, all roads lead to Russian President Vladimir Putin as he continues to masterfully control and manipulate the major geopolitical crises affecting America.… Continue reading →
01/09/2014 Published on Forbes.com
Income inequality is the name of the political game in 2014.
Democrats and Republicans alike have taken on the challenge of addressing America’s rampant, deep-seated inequality as the cornerstone of their platform for the upcoming midterm elections.
President Obama made… Continue reading →
01/03/2014 Published on Forbes.com
It’s a new year, but it’s certainly not a new Washington.
As we begin 2014, things are looking as bleak as ever – a particularly bad sign for President Obama as he begins his 6th year in office.
Here is… Continue reading →
12/10/2013 Published on Forbes.com
It goes without saying that President Obama has experienced one of the worst first years of a second presidential term in modern history. Unlike President Clinton in 1997, Mr. Obama currently has little to no political leverage as he enters… Continue reading →
12/03/2013 Published on Forbes.com
Aerial photo of Okinokitaiwa in the Senkaku Islands (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
“The pivot is based on the supposition that China wasn’t serious about asserting their primacy – Washington underestimated China’s ambitions.”
If the last week has proven anything, it’s that… Continue reading →