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Empire Editorial: Is there an upside to blasting away at Syria?

...actions taken against Syria's military as the U.S. Congress prepares to take up the issue.The Senate Foreign Relations Committee seems less circumspect, voting Wednesday 10-7 in a bipartisan effort joined by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz...
Answering to the veterans of an unjust war

...of the second attack. However, we know now that it never happened. And despite the fact that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had evidence suggesting that McNamara had deliberately misled Congress, they never sought to hold him or anyone...
Former gov steps in to smooth-over potential diplomatic issue

...had other commitments."Murkowski is an old hand in Asian affairs, having chaired the U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee's East Asia subcommittee for years while he was in the Senate.There may have been more to Parnell's declining...
Murkowski hopeful on passing Law of the Sea treaty

...U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the military."Anybody with a star on their shoulder has sat before the Foreign Relations Committee and testified about why it's so important, so critical, to this nation," she said.She has worked with...
This Day in History

...communities recover from recent Western wildfires. In 2004, Secretary of State Colin Powell told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that abuses by government-supported Arab militias in Sudan qualified as genocide against the black African...
Outside editorial: Politics over safety

...nuclear-arms treaty with Russia, claiming there is no time before the lame-duck session ends. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved ratification by a 14-4 vote in September, with three Republicans joining the majority. The importance...
No friend of Saddam

...Images and Action, Oct. 23). Related Letter: Images and action In spring 1990, as a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I and four other U.S. senators were on a tour of Mideast nations attempting to gauge the possibilities...
Juneau Empire Story Archive the offing. Democrats aren't about to let Bush's apparent about-face pass without comment. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joseph R. Biden Jr., D-Del., says that he for one doesn't trust Putin and he hopes the Bush...
One question remains: Who killed Alaska-based troops?

...The reaction? Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Delaware, criticized the president for sending more troops. The Foreign Relations Committee, which Biden chairs, passed a resolution demanding the president refrain from sending the troops. Then the...
Lawmakers mock Obama's claim on Libya hostilities

...the man who President Reagan called the mad dog of the Middle East?" McCain said later that he and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry, D-Mass., would push ahead with a resolution authorizing the U.S. mission in Libya...


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