Why Chuck Hagel Supports the United Nations

The rumors were true! President Obama will nominate former Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. What does that mean for those of us who believe that a strong US relationship with the United Nations is a boon to American interests?

Senator George McGovern, Global Food Champion

Tributes are pouring in for the late US Senator George McGovern, who died yesterday at the age of 90. McGovern represented South Dakota. Very early in his career, he adopted a global outlook to the kinds of agricultural issues that dominated his state's economy.