Politics

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Pakistan To Review U.S. Relations after Drone Strike Kills Mehsud

Prime Minister: Drone Attack Undermines Government Credibility.

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Swonden to Assist in German Investigation of Merkel Hacking

Russian Law May Prevent Snowden From Testifying

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Obama Knew About NSA Spying on German Chancellor Merkel

White House officials had some knowledge about NSA surveillance program

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Pakistani PM Unlikely to Make Progress with Obama Meeting

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with President Obama for two hours late Wednesday, their first meeting since Sharif’s re-election. The center of discussion: Drone Strikes.

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New York Mayors Race Tackles Islam In Schools

Candidates for New York City’s mayoral race are both considering adding Islamic holidays to the list of days schools should close.

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The Clash of Cultures from Istanbul to Cairo

My son Rumi and I are chasing protests across the Middle East. We spent a week in Istanbul as the protests there petered out and flared up in Ankara. We are now in Cairo and the country is gearing up for a massive protest on June 30, whose goal is to do to Muhammad Morsi what the revolution did to Hosni Mubarak.

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DC Circuit Hasn't Been Friendly to Guantanamo Cases

Is the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals responsible for blocking the efforts of Guantanamo Bay detainees to win their cases?

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Obama Sympathizes with Muslims in Counterterrorism Speech

President Barack Obama in a speech discussing changes to American counterterrorism policies urged Americans to work closely with the Muslim American community to combat terrorism.

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Anthony Weiner Mayor of NYC wife Huma Abedin by his side

Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin-- the Jewish-Muslim political power couple-- are back in the news. Anthony Weiner is running for Mayor in NYC. Will his past marital discrepancies ruin his campaign or will his wife Huma Abedin's recent political indiscretions cause him harm?

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Who is Future US Federal Judge Sri Srinivasan and Why Do We Care?

Former Solicitor General Sri Srinivasan's nomination to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals has been approved today. This is a huge deal because as rumor has it, he's next in line for the US Supreme Court. Why does this matter? Because the DC Circuit hears many important cases, namely, Guantanamo prisoner cases. Also, if he makes it to SCOTUS, he'll be the first Asian American there!