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    Brazil’s Lula Runs Interference for Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

    Brazil’s President Ignacio Lula da Silva will visit Tehran on May 15. International attention will focus on the visit because Iran has said it agrees “in principle” with working through Brazil and Turkey to broker a nuclear fuels exchange deal with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Despite this diplomatic … More

    Iran’s Nuclear Program: Does the U.S. Have a Strategy?

    On Sunday, The New York Times reported that Defense Secretary Robert Gates had sent a secret memo to the White House that warned that the administration does not have an effective policy to deal with the threat of Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon. Gates responded by asserting that his memo … More

    Freedom: Key Indicator of Support for America’s Interests in the U.N.

    In her March 30 speech at the opening ceremony of the National Model U.N., Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, pointed out that: Important as the United Nations is as a vehicle to promote global security, foster broad-based development, and advance collective interests, the UN … More

    The U.S. doesn’t do enough for Haiti? Check out the other U.N. Member States

    Earlier this week, Tom Miller, president and CEO of the United Nations Association of the United States, told the Westport Rotary Club that “as the richest nation in the world, the United States could do more for Haitian earthquake victims.” Considering Mr. Miller’s position, perhaps it would be instructive to … More

    "We Don't Know What We Don't Know" on Iran's Nuclear Program

    The Pentagon’s top intelligence official this week indicated that although Iran has been developing the means to build nuclear weapons, his agency has discerned no sign that Tehran has made a final decision to do so. Lt. General Ronald Burgess, the chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency, told the Voice … More

    Live At Copenhagen: Blame America First Mentality

    The Heritage Foundation’s Steven Groves and Ben Lieberman are live at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference reporting from a conservative perspective. Follow their reports on The Foundry and at the Copenhagen Consequences Web site. Though Barack Obama garnered much attention for his Nobel Peace Prize win, the United States has … More

    Sen. Inhofe Discusses Climategate, "The Greatest Scandal in Modern Science"

    Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), ranking Member on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), spoke to bloggers at The Heritage Foundation’s weekly Bloggers Briefing today and focused his remarks on the controversial “Climategate” scandal — the series of leaked e-mails that have blown holes through the theory of man-made … More

    Morning Bell: Hubris, Weakness, and Naivete at the U.N.

    The United States elected 43 presidents before the current occupant graced the office with his presence. We fought, and won, two world wars, liberated millions of people worldwide from tyranny, and worked cooperatively with other sovereign nations to rebuild entire continents. Some might even say the character of our nation … More

    North Korea's Nuclear Challenge

    Pyongyang ’s eagerness to conduct a nuclear test so quickly after its long-range missile launch shows it has abandoned its previous façade of negotiations and is instead striving to achieve a viable nuclear weapon and ICBM delivery capability. North Korea ’s unflinching efforts to develop the means to threaten the … More

    This Week in Washington: Sept 22, 2008

    There are three big issues in This Week in Washington. Last week the House passed a sham energy bill that does not give states an incentive to allow off-shore drilling. That bill can possibly come before the Senate this week. Also coming before the Sentate is Majority Leader Reid’s (D-NV) … More