WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has invested more time building personal ties with Chinese President Xi Jinping than with most other world leaders.
NEW YORK - In a year of diplomatic breakthroughs, President Barack Obama can't escape the shadow of Syria's intractable crisis. Obama arrived for his annual trip to the United Nations this week eager to tout the restoration of U.S.
WASHINGTON - Passwords written down on desks. Outdated anti-virus software. "Perceived ineptitude" in information technology departments.
WASHINGTON - Gulf nation leaders joined President Barack Obama at the White House Wednesday to warn of the risks of completing a nuclear deal with Iran. Obama was seeking to convince his counterparts of the potential benefits for the region.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. is racing to keep pace with stepped-up activity in the once sleepy Arctic frontier, but it is far from being in the lead.
President Bush's new plan for Iraq sounds a lot like his old one. Send in more troops, set goals for the Iraqi government and assure Americans it's better to wage war there than here.
WASHINGTON - The elections that drove Nicolas Sarkozy out of power in France and left Greece scrambling to build a coalition government pose a financial threat to the United States that could undermine President Barack Obama's efforts to cast himself as the agent of a U.S. economic revival.
Despite improving energy production, or perhaps because of it, the United States needs to take some bold steps to improve its energy future, the Juneau World Affairs Council was told last week.
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JUNEAU - The Juneau World Affairs Council is sponsoring Joe Montville to speak at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.
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