Obama nominated a former Air Force
General, James R. Clapper Jr., as DNI
former Admiral, Commander of the Pacific Fleet, and Director
of the Joint Staff, Dennis Blair stepped (pdf) down on May 20,
2010 as Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Over the past
U.S. National Security Strategy renews American leadership
and focuses on violent extremism
has intensified the dangers, from international terrorism and
the spread of deadly technologies, to economic upheaval and climate
change. The world is changing along with the emergence...
START, the United States is better off with a treaty than without
United States and Russia have more than 90 percent of the world’s
nuclear weapons. Saying the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty
strengthens America’s defenses, U.S. Defense Secretary
EU-LAC summit considered as one of the most successful ever
heads of state or government from some sixty European, Latin
American and Caribbean countries (EU-LAC) have gathered in Madrid
for three days to broach their political and trade relations...
BRIC remains too vague and global to change world order
inventor of the acronym BRIC is Goldman Sachs chief economist
Jim O'Neill. It refers to the nations of Brazil, Russia, India
and China. These fast-growing developing economies consider...
Cuba's relations with Russia, challenged by Venezuela and China
and Russia have had close cooperation since the days of the Soviet
Union. Most known episode has been the Cuban Missile Crisis when
in September 1962, the Cuban and Soviet governments...
Mexico and the United States consolidate their partnership
drug cartels are engaged in violent conflict - both among themselves
and with Mexican security services - for control of narcotics
trafficking routes along the U.S.-Mexico border...
U.S.-Japan alliance is still the most powerful in Asia
year marks the Fiftieth Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty
of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United
States. U.S. military relations with Japan remain strong despite...
Earthquake jeopardizes Haiti's security and stability
the 7.0 magnitude earthquake on 12 January 2010 that devastated
Port-au-Prince – the capital of Haiti – and destroyed
the Presidential Palace, the international community's commitment
Oil-related tensions between Argentina and UK in the Falklands
since the re-establishment of British rule in 1833, Argentina
has claimed sovereignty over the Falklands islands. The Falklands
War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas/Guerra...
Yuan and other issues may still strain China-United
trust is the basis of China-U.S. cooperation," Chinese State
Councilor Dai Bingguo said on September 7, 2010. The two countries
agree on the need for more stable relations, acknowledge the
Obama's new National Space Policy focuses on International
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longer are we racing against an adversary; in fact, one of our
central goals is to promote peaceful cooperation and collaboration
in space, which not only will ward off conflict, but will help
What the relations with Israel say about Brazil's foreign policy
March 14, 2010, Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
began a tour of the Middle East. He first visited Israel, the
first by a Brazilian President, and showed he's willing to play
a larger role in the region...
Asia-Pacific is a priority of Russia's and United States' foreign
region (APR) area includes much of East Asia, Southeast Asia,
Australia and Oceania. A number of analysts also add South Asia
with Pakistan and India. This week, Russian and U.S. officials...
Countering violent extremism (CVE) as a counterterrorism pillar
Cairo and Ankara, U.S. President Obama called for a new beginning
between America and Islam. He understood that sending the right
message and better under-standing of the people likely to be...
Organized crime requires the same attention as terrorism
issues, including drug trafficking and organized crime, are increasingly
on the Security Council’s agenda. This reflects the seriousness
of the threat as drug trafficking and organized...
United States and European countries have stepped up their counter-terrorist
policy this week as the UK threat level from international terrorism
changed from substantial to severe...