Power: This Time We Mean It

‘Our red lines are red’

Emma-Jo Morris The Washington Free Beacon 6/17/2015

Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told Congress that the Obama administration is committed to enforcing a red line on Iran’s nuclear ambition.

Power covered a number of foreign policy issues in the hearing, including American Israeli relations, and the nuclear deal […]

Senators: Kerry Admits Obama’s Syria Policy Is Failing

Josh Rogin The Daily Beast 2/3/2014

In a closed-door meeting, two senators say, the Secretary of State admitted to them that he no longer believes the administration’s approach to the crisis in Syria is working. Peace talks have failed, he conceded, and now it’s time to arm the moderate opposition—before local al Qaeda fighters try […]

Afghanistan agrees to pact with Iran, while resisting US accord

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, right, stands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, before their meeting at Tehran’s Saadabad Palace in Iran, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Karzai arrived in Tehran for a one-day visit on Sunday to discuss regional and international issues with Iranian officials. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

 

 

FoxNews.com 12/8/2013

Afghan President Hamid Karzai […]

UN implicates Bashar al-Assad in Syria war crimes

BBC News 2 December 2013

The UN’s human rights chief has said an inquiry has produced evidence that war crimes were authorised in Syria at the “highest level”, including by President Bashar al-Assad.

It is the first time the UN’s human rights office has so directly implicated Mr Assad.

Commissioner Navi Pillay said her office […]

Supreme Court grills Obama admin over using international treaty to prosecute American citizens

Poor Richard’s News 5 November 2013

The case of Bond vs US, currently before the Supreme Court, is extraordinarily important for the future of liberty the United States. The Obama administration is prosecuting a Carol Bond who tried to poison her husband’s adulterous lover under the global treaty against the find cheap viagra online use of chemical […]

Christiane Amanpour Explodes at CNN Syria Panel: Stop Spewing ‘False Moral Equivalence!’

WeAreTheSavageNation YouTube 9/12/2013

CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour flipped out on the AC360 Later Syria panel Thursday night, calling out the “false moral equivalence” of anti-interventionists. She clashed with blogger Andrew Sullivan over the emotion in the case, shouting down her fellow panelists to get a word in edgewise. After Anderson Cooper and Sullivan […]