Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sought this week to distinguish the foreign policy he wants to conduct from that of U.S. President Barack Obama, in part by calling for rebels in Syria to be armed with whatever it takes to bring down the Syrian regime.
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he will get the U.S. government’s finances in order and make life better for business. It’s a classic Republican pitch, but to what extent does it correspond to what he might really do as president?
When Mitt Romney defeated Barack Obama in their first presidential debate last week, and by common consent that’s what happened, he raised the pressure on Joe Biden to even the score in the vice presidential debate on Oct. 11.
The Barack Obama administration tried last week to convince the U.S. Supreme Court that the federal government can deny landowners the use of their property for years -- decades if need be -- without ever paying compensation.
Israeli naval vessels have a warned an aid ship heading for the Gaza Strip that it must redirect to the port of Ashdod, the army spokesman’s office said in an e- mailed statement. The ship has ignored the warning, the Israeli army said.
Israel will expel today all 19 passengers and crew from an aid ship intercepted this weekend while trying to breach the country’s blockade of the Gaza Strip, days after a similar attempt to reach the coastal area left nine activists dead.
Israel appealed to the ambassadors of five countries to prevent a flotilla of ships carrying humanitarian aid supplies from trying to reach the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, vowing to intercept the vessels otherwise.
Israeli forces will divert a flotilla of ships planning to bring construction materials and humanitarian supplies to the Gaza Strip, while deporting the pro-Palestinian activists aboard, a government official said.