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  • Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work

    Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work
    Five weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden publicly commanded his foot-soldiers to ramp up the violence against American civilians. But five weeks before his death, he privately instructed his lieutenants to refrain from killing any civilians. Did the world's most notorious terrorist have a moral awakening and grow soft? Hardly. His unheralded tactical shift was purely strategic.
  • The Palestinian Catch-22

    Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinians face a Catch-22. As the Sun's editorial, "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) points out, a unity government between Mr. Abbas' Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza is a necessary precondition to...

    Israel mourns the loss of a hero as first astronaut returns home

    LOD AIR FORCE BASE, Israel - Near the end of the space shuttle Columbia's ill-fated mission, American astronaut David Brown sent a short e-mail to the wife and children of his Israeli crewmate, Ilan Ramon. Moved that Ramon had honored his Jewish religion...

    A highly successful mission, until the last minutes

    Before its heartbreaking re-entry, the shuttle Columbia's two weeks and two days in orbit around Earth were as ordinary as space travel ever is, marked by a nearly seamless launch, few mechanical troubles and quiet moments of history and everyday life...

    Israel mourns 'point of joy' embodied by first astronaut

    JERUSALEM - Air Force Col. Ilan Ramon's adventure into space as Israel's first astronaut gave a weary nation a reason to cheer. He was as much a diversion from a drawn-out conflict and a bitter election as he was a symbol of pride. "He was a point of...