Representative Jane Harman of California intends to resign her U.S. House seat to become president and director of the Washington-based Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars , a Democratic aide said.
Charlie Rose 7/6: Jane Harman, former U.S. Representative for California and the current president of the Woodrow Wilson Center, discusses the role of the United States in the political unrest in the Middle East, Harman's work with the Woodrow Wilson Center and her late Sidney Harman, who, in August 2010, bought Newsweek and served as its publisher until his death, in April 2011
The U.S. was justified in sending a drone aircraft into Yemen to kill U.S.-born Anwar al-Awlaki, an al-Qaeda recruiter and propagandist, former Vice President Dick Cheney and Democratic ex-Representative Jane Harman said.
On Monday night, President Barack Obama right-sized the mission in Libya. His speech explained the limits of our role and our interests in Libya, though the extent of our commitment to the new NATO command is still evolving.
President Barack Obama found that his personal efforts to shore up relations with the leaders of China and Russia failed to pay off as fugitive Edward Snowden traveled to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport from Hong Kong en route to a permanent refuge, perhaps in Ecuador.
A naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan told prosecutors he tried to detonate a car bomb in New York’s Times Square to kill tourists and theater goers, and has been providing information on the terrorist plot, the U.S. said.