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North America
 

Mitt Romney: The Foreign Policy Speech that Wasn’t

In an attempt to show off his foreign policy credentials, Mitt Romney visited the United Kingdom, Israel, and Poland this week. Romney’s trip was marred by controversy after he made comments in both the United Kingdom and...
 
 
Europe
 
Polish Foreign Minister (left) sits with U.S. Ambassador to Poland Lee Feinstein (right).
Polish Foreign Minister (left) sits with U.S. Ambassador to Poland Lee Feinstein (right).
Polish Foreign Minister (left) sits with U.S. Ambassador to Poland Lee Feinstein (right).

U.S. Ambassador to Poland abruptly announces his departure

The announcement that the American ambassador will leave Warsaw after serving three years is a surprise in Warsaw’s political circles. Usually, diplomatic representatives are nominated as career diplomats, or, are politic...
 

 
Russia and Eurasia
 
President Barack Obama participates in a bilateral meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia at the Esperanza Resort in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, June 18, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama participates in a bilateral meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia at the Esperanza Resort in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, June 18, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama participates in a bilateral meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia at the Esperanza Resort in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, June 18, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Why Russia is Backing Assad

Despite the Kremlin expressing “grave concern” at the humanitarian crisis in Syria, it appears unlikely that Russia will halt its support for Assad. Here's why.