Post Politics: Foreign policy


Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Reacting to sanctions, Russians ban Reid, Boehner and four other lawmakers

After Obama leveled economic measures, Russia responded by sanctioning U.S. lawmakers.

By Wesley Lowery and Ed O'Keefe  |  01:04 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Negative views of Russia at Cold War levels

Just 34 percent of Americans have a favorable view of Russia -- a number that is comparable to the tail end of the Cold War.

By Aaron Blake  |  01:38 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Dennis Rodman apologizes: ‘I had been drinking’

The former NBA star apologizes for his remark about Kenneth Bae.

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:18 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 12/30/2013

Afghanistan war more unpopular than Vietnam

A CNN/Opinion Research poll shows just 17 percent of Americans support the effort, while 82 percent oppose it.

By Aaron Blake  |  09:29 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Foreign policy, Polls

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 12/20/2013

White House confirms Baucus is pick for China ambassador

The choice of Baucus was widely reported earlier this week, but it’s now official.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:59 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, White House

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Lawmakers mourn Nelson Mandela

A sampling of the reaction.

By Aaron Blake  |  05:21 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Nelson Mandela

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Biden: U.S. ‘deeply concerned’ about China’s air defense move

Biden warned China’s move would “increase the risk of accidents and miscalculation.”

By David Nakamura  |  11:20 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Joe Biden

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Adelson: Obama should fire nuke to send message to Iran

Adelson says the first atomic weapon should kill nobody and land in the desert. “Then you say, ‘See? The next one is in the middle of Tehran.’

By Aaron Blake  |  03:06 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, iran

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 07/14/2013

Netanyahu criticizes 'no sense of urgency' on nuclear Iran

Netanyahu suggested the various conflicts in the Middle East have diverted the West's attention and allowed Iran to move forward with pursuing a bomb.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:09 AM ET, 07/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Mitt Romney continues attack on Obama’s foreign policy

Mitt Romney casts Obama as weak on foreign policy

By Philip Rucker  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, election 2012, Mitt Romney, U.S. foreign policy

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Romney vs. Huntsman on optics: Paging Fred Davis

By Nia-Malika Henderson  |  03:46 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jon Huntsman, Foreign Policy, Mitt Romney

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 10/10/2011

Rick Perry needs to show some depth on foreign, economic policy

With a debate and a big speech, Perry could end doubts about his knowledge on key policy issues.

By Perry Bacon Jr.  |  11:31 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Economy