By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The United States and several key allies sought Wednesday a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
S. Rob Sobhani's piece on Bahrain ("Standing steadfast with Bahrain," Commentary, May 20) once again draws attention to a vitally important political conflict in a nation that has been a close U.S. ally for the past six decades. Mr. Sobhani's call for renewed U.S. commitment to the kingdom deserves applause, as does his warning about an Iran-inspired campaign to provoke further unrest on the island.
North Korea has sent a top military officer to China to act as a "special envoy," diplomats said.
Sen. Mitch McConnell's "maybe" challengers for his Senate seat has moved from Ashley Judd — who decided against a run weeks ago — to Heather French Henry, Miss America for 2000.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg cursed out the chief executive officer of a taxi company who won a court case against the city and pledged a post-mayoral revenge against the entire industry, the CEO and one witness said.
Crowds jammed onto the sidewalks in front of more than a dozen Internal Revenue Service offices nationwide Tuesday to protest the agency's targeting of conservative organizations for extra scrutiny.
A key House panel pushed through legislation Wednesday calling on the Obama administration to significantly broaden U.S. sanctions on Iran, just as the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency released a report saying the Islamic republic's nuclear program had made measurable advances.
Seven Egyptian security guards taken hostage while traveling through the Sinai peninsula were freed Wednesday.
Embattled, scandal-ridden Anthony Weiner has thrown his hat in the ring for mayor of New York City.
A “secret” Facebook group of foreign correspondents and human rights activists quickly devolved into an anti-Israel hate-fest on Tuesday following the release of a new Israeli government report that cleared the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) of wrongdoing in the 2000 death of a Palestinian boy.
The career diplomat who led the internal State Department probe into the Benghazi terrorist attacks has agreed to a private, transcribed interview with investigators from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which had issued a subpoena after his initial resistance.
Lois Lerner, an IRS official who reportedly tried to stop the targeting of conservative groups in July 2011 before it surfaced again, told House investigators she did nothing wrong but will not answer their questions on Wednesday.
Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Neal S. Wolin said Wednesday his department had no hand in the IRS' targeting of conservative groups from 2010 to 2012.
America should end its intervention in Syria or shift its support to President Bashir Assad. Iraq-based al Qaeda militants now control the rebellion. A shadowy terrorist named Baghdadi has moved from Iraq to northern Syria to control al Qaeda's operations there. He is a grotesque savage, determined to compel acceptance of radical Islam through religious courts and executions.
The latest report by the Defense Department's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office documents the dysfunctional consequences of social experiments with human sexuality in our military over many years.