Joe Lieberman

Several men in dark suits stand as others sit

Things That Go Boom: Is America’s foreign policy for sale?


Think tanks with nonprofit status aren’t required to say much of anything when it comes to the source of their funding — whether it be billionaires or foreign governments. That can become a problem when such organizations significantly influence foreign policy — such as the Iran nuclear deal — without disclosing to whom they are financially beholden.

Veterans campaign for clean energy

Global Politics

Drill Alaska, Drill Now, Pay Less

Global Politics

Palin preps for prime time

Global Politics

Red meat at the RNC

Global Politics

GOP tries to get down to business

Global Politics

The RNC gets back on track and the focus is on John McCain and his controversial VP pick, Sarah Palin.

Climate legislation

Global Politics

‘Living on Earth’ reports on the global warming bill and its steep climb up Capitol Hill.

Gridlock for climate bill

Global Politics

A historic bill to cut the country’s greenhouse gases falls victim to a filibuster — ‘Living on Earth’ reports.

Lawmakers Question Pakistan’s Role in Bin Laden’s Protection

For nearly a decade, Osama bin Laden has been believed to be hiding out along the Pakistani-Afghan border. But the 9-11 mastermind was found and targeted just an hour north of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, in a large compound in the city of Abbottabad. Is it possible that the Pakistani government was unaware that […]

The World

Japan’s nuclear crisis and Europe

Conflict & Justice

The World’s Clark Boyd reports that Japan’s troubles with its quake-damaged nuclear reactors are prompting European leaders to reassess the safety of their own reactors, and Europe’s reliance on nuclear energy in the future.