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Rand Paul’s new comments on drones: flip-flop or fudge-up?

You’ve probably all seen (or at least heard about) Rand Paul’s drone filibuster last month. The whole thing started when the Kentucky Senator vowed to block the confirmation of CIA director John Brennan unless the White House told him it

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Syria preparing chemical weapons to counter rebel push

President Barack Obama re-iterated a pledge he made months ago yesterday when he warned embattled Syrian President Bashir al-Assad that any use of chemical weapons would “cross a red line” with the United States.

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China passes military milestone with first carrier landing

Earlier today, the Chinese military announced that it had successfully landed its first-generation J-15 fighter jet on the deck of its new aircraft carrier, bringing the People’s Republic one step closer to challenging the U.S. Navy for dominance of the

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Meet Mohamed Morsi – Egypt’s newest pharaoh

“And on the pedestal these words appear: My name is Ozymandias, king of kings. Look upon my works, ye mighty, and despair.”

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Last Debate Romney’s Highest Hurdle

“Make a habit of two things — to help, or at least to do no harm,”  Hippocrates once wrote. Mitt Romney’s goal tonight will be to achieve the latter in a debate that many of his top advisers say he can’t

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