NATO SUMMIT IN MADRID SETS THE ALLIANCE’S STRATEGY FOR THE NEXT DECADE »
"NATO Leaders are meeting in Madrid at a pivotal time for our security. Russia's war against Ukraine has shattered peace in Europe, caused far-reaching energy and food crises, and shaken the rules-based international order. NATO's response has been swift and united. . . At the Madrid Summit, the Alliance will address other challenges, like China’s coercive policies or the security consequences of climate change. It will continue to adapt to a changing world and keep its one billion people safe."
SPANISH POLITICAL LEADERS CRUCIAL TO EU DIPLOMACY, TWO-PART SERIES: (1) JAVIER SOLANA »
Spanish political leaders have been playing a very significant part in bringing EU diplomacy to the world stage from the very beginning. The first permanent High Representative of EU's Foreign and Security Policy was the Spanish physicist-politician Javier Solana. He launched the difficult negotiation for Ukraine's membership in the European Union which angered Russia.
STATESIDE STORIES: ‘Hope springs eternal’ out of the muck! »
"I guess I have a soft spot in my heart for government workers, like those Post Office employees who somehow passed civil service exams without being able to speak English! The work itself is so tedious and so time-sensitive and ultimately so boring and yet dangerous (just think of the pit bull terriers they have to deal with on their mail routes)"
STATESIDE STORIES: Hillary Clinton Becomes First Female U.S. Presidential Nominee »
She just made history!
STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP TROUNCES TED OUT OF RACE »
Who would have thought that Indiana would determine Ted Cruz’s chances for the Republican Presidential nomination, or that he would decide to suspend his campaign in the face of a resounding defeat to his arch-rival Donald J. Trump
STATESIDE STORIES: Dr. Ben Carson, Gaining on Trump »
“This year before the vote is turning out to be highly entertaining and an amazingly historic race for the White House”
STATESIDE STORIES: 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidates Running Hard »
Republican presidential hopefuls are popping up everywhere while Hillary Clinton is the forerunner
for the Democratic nomination though not the only possible candidate
Obituary WARD WALLACE »
In loving memory