Joseph Wenberg

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Now UAE Is Demanding 'Clarification' Of Biden's Comments About US Allies

Biden's comments are causing a rift with key US allies in the fight against the group calling itself the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL.<p>He already apologized to Turkey over his comments, made Thursday during a question-and-answer session at Harvard University's Kennedy School of …

Middle East

Is It Real, or Is It a Political Head Fake?

In the early 1970s there was a clas­sic tele­vi­sion com­mer­cial for Mem­orex, a com­pany just en­ter­ing the con­sumer mar­ket for high-qual­ity …

Government

U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time

American jets began bombing ISIS targets in Syria early Tuesday, raising U.S. involvement in the war-torn country and sending a forceful message to the terror group.<p>The airstrikes focused on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, a U.S. official told CNN, though other locations were hit as well.<p>At least 20 …

Legal weed? higher wages? Democrats rally midterm votes by making a proposition or two

Drugs and money may offer the best hope of luring voters to the polls in some states for November's elections.<p>Openly bribing voters remains illegal but offering sweeteners in the form of popular propositions that appeal especially to the poor, African-Americans and the young – all traditionally …

Government