MEDIA ALERT: Keith Olbermann on Clinton & North Korea Tonight



Tonight at about 8:15 pm EST and then again at 10:15 pm EST on Keith Olbermann’s Countdown, I will be discussing Bill Clinton’s successful trip to North Korea that not only secured pardons and expected release of imprisoned journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling — but may have brought other constructive currents to the US-North…

The China-Russia Strategic Partnership



Lehigh University International Relations Department Chair Rajan Menon recently published an informative report for the Century Foundation called “The China-Russia Relationship: What It Involves, Where It Is Headed, And How It Matters For The United States.” The report provides a useful framework for conceptualizing the relationships among China, Russia, and the United States.

Guest Post by Amjad Atallah: Hamas Again Accepts a Palestinian State on the 1967 Lines



Amjad Atallah directs the New America Foundation/Middle East Task Force. The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Hamas Chief Khaled Meshaal told Jay Solomon and Julien Barnes-Dacey in an interview that “We along with other Palestinian factions in consensus agreed upon accepting a Palestinian state on the 1967 lines. This is the national program….