Maverick is often the term used to describe American Senator John McCain, the famously straight- talking, no-nonsense politician who ran for the
There have been mixed reactions to Chuck Hagel’s resignation in Washington. Some said it showed a lack of strategy at the White House while others
Did he jump or was he pushed?
Officially, Chuck Hagel has resigned as US Defence Secretary after less than two years in the job – in a move
US defence secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned after just two years in the Pentagon’s top job.
Hagel had questioned Obama’s strategy towards Syria
US President Barack Obama has accepted the resignation of his Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel according to Pentagon sources.
According to The New
Vietnam veteran John McCain began his career in the US army and survived five brutal years as a prisoner of war, years after his release he moved
The US Senate has failed to back a bill approving the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
The measure fell short of the 60
President Barack Obama faced a political rebuke and a curb on his policy ambitions on Wednesday after Republicans seized control of the US Senate and
The US mid-term elections take place on Tuesday, November 4. Here we explain everything you need to know about the votes.
When are mid-term
With the president on vacation and Congress in summer recess, August in Washington can be the right time for generating headlines, as a bored press
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America is getting increasingly excited about another election cycle – not about the upcoming mid-terms in November, but about the presidential race
US President Barack Obama arrives in Brussels on Wednesday. The last time he met with EU Presidents was at the launch of negotiations on a
Resetting EU/US relations damaged by the Prism spying scandal, after the US National Security Agency tapped European leaders phones is high on the
It could have been a nice and carefree weekend for Republican New Jersey governor Chris Christie: He could have basked in the glitz and glamor of
It was an awkward moment: Amid a growing scandal over the improper use of public assets as political payback, embattled New Jersey Governor and
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States do not view differences with China over the East China Sea as a scenario of rising tension
Think of something that is one World Cup, two Olympics and three Christmases away – would you give it much thought? Well, last week’s landslide
Less than 24 hours after the polls closed on election night Tuesday, the civil war within the Republican Party erupted – or at least the first
Spying on friends… it could be the title of a work of fiction, but it’s just what Europeans have been up in arms about; according to arch
He is one of the most respected and influential foreign policy veterans in Washington: Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser under President
Barack Obama can let his ambitions run more freely during his second term in the White House. His actions will not be limited, thinking about
It was a hard fought campaign, the most expensive in history and despite President Obama’s re-election the country remains deeply divided, with the
After the jubilation across Europe at Barack Obama’s victory, it would be simple to sit back and relax. After all, we know what we’re getting. Better