AIPAC and some influential Republicans join forces to push Barack Obama for hawkish action on Syria.
Some analysts believe Saudi Arabia’s strong support for Egypt’s military government has put Washington in a bind.
As hunger strikes continue at controversial prison, US President says facility is “not necessary to keep America safe”.
Opinions divided over US president’s nominations of Chuck Hagel and John Brennan to head Pentagon and CIA respectively.
By refusing to veto the National Defence Authorisation Act, Obama has allowed the controversial facility to stay open.
US analysts believe Syria has reached a “tipping point” but have no intention of putting boots on the ground.
Obama’s World Bank nomination of a relatively unknown but highly regarded health specialist has surprised experts.
In recent years, the threat of terrorism by Muslim Americans has been exaggerated by US officials, a new study shows.
President Obama’s new defence strategy focuses on reducing military spending while turning attention eastwards.
Dennis Ross, Obama’s strongly pro-Israel Middle East aide, will leave his post for a position in pro-Israel think tank.