By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The chances of becoming a victim of terrorism or other political violence in the United States are very, very low; but not as low as they are for the fortunate residents of Switzerland, Japan and ... Botswana?
The Arab Spring that prompted the ouster of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya also led to the rise of Islamists who are bent on creating Islamic states that adhere to Shariah law — and that fate could await Syria after dictator Bashar Assad falls.
By what measure does our foreign aid policy make common sense?
Remember when President Obama used to warn Syria's Bashar Assad to stop his mass killing and step down?
Parents whose spouses flee overseas with their children called Thursday for the federal government to put sanctions on countries that don't help get those children returned, saying it should be considered a human-trafficking issue, not merely a family dispute.
The State Department, already blamed for lax security leading up to the Benghazi terror attack, is getting some additional uncomfortable scrutiny for the way it spent an estimated $195 million last year training its diplomats in foreign languages.
Four gunmen fatally shot a man who was selling alcohol in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula Sunday, and security officials are pointing the finger at Islamist militants.
The top American diplomat in Libya is set to offer politically damaging testimony this week that suggests the Obama administration fumbled its response to the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
PResident Obama last year counted on a quick ouster of Syrian President Bashar Assad — an outcome that seems less certain today as the White House searches for another strategy that might give weapons to rebels.
Since antiquity, the Middle East has been the trading nexus of three continents — Asia, Europe and Africa — and the vibrant birthplace to three of the world's great religions.
There are many examples of waste, theft and misuse of our military aid to countries such as Egypt and Pakistan. Much of this misuse has been recorded by the State Department.
Over the past half-year, it seems that Israel and the West have lessened their attention on the ominous Iranian nuclear program.
Several Washington-based human rights groups are facing criticism for awarding two radical Egyptian Islamists who have endorsed terrorism and expressed hostility toward Israel.
The international Islamist political movement called the Muslim Brotherhood is set to open offices in the rebel-held areas of Syria for the first time since the nation's Baathist rulers crushed it there decades ago.
A Pennsylvania mother dressed in a burka, flew to Egypt and took back her son that had been kidnapped by his father two years ago and forced to live as a Muslim.