- Russia warns heavier sanctions could backfire Updated: Mar-07-14 8:15 pm
- Analysts: Russia unlikely to pull back in Crimea Updated: Mar-05-14 11:52 am
- Will 'zero option' in Afghanistan cause chaos? Updated: Mar-01-14 4:11 am
- NC research think tank leader Coble to retire Updated: Feb-28-14 4:07 am
- Ex-President Carter planning trip to Venezuela Updated: Feb-25-14 8:10 pm
- Wealth gap is widest in some affluent US cities Updated: Feb-20-14 5:22 pm
- 2 Vt. think tanks hold final education debate Updated: Feb-17-14 2:35 pm
- 70 people to become US citizens at Carter Center Updated: Feb-09-14 9:04 am
WASHINGTON - Underlying the talk about taking harsh punitive measures against Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine are economic complications and worries that sanctions levied against Moscow could, in the words of the Kremlin, "boomerang" back on the U.S. and Europe.
WASHINGTON - Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration officials say, forcing the United States and Europe into a more limited strategy of trying to prevent President Vladimir Putin from making advances elsewhere in the former Soviet republic.
WASHINGTON - If President Barack Obama were to decide to leave no military advisory force in Afghanistan next year, would Afghan security unravel to the point of enabling a civil war, a Taliban takeover and a return of al-Qaida in such numbers as to pose a 9/11-type threat?
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The leader of a nonpartisan think tank that writes in-depth about North Carolina policy issues and potential solutions is retiring after more than 30 years at the post.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is expressing concern about Venezuela's escalating political crisis and wants to meet with leaders on both sides in an upcoming trip.
WASHINGTON - The gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States' most prosperous and largest cities.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Two Vermont think tanks will be debating the role of government in education.
ATLANTA - The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is planning a special ceremony for some of the nation's newest citizens.