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  • Drop the 'two-war' plan

    Drop the 'two-war' plan
    As defense strategists at the Pentagon carry out their review of how to make roughly $400 billion in cuts over 10 years, and Congress considers the possibility of reductions twice as large as required by the supercommittee's failure to reach agreement,...
  • U.S. brings Iraq war to an end

    U.S. brings Iraq war to an end
    Flying over Iraq this week, Maryland National Guard Col. David W. Carey surveyed miles and miles of emptiness. Where 500 U.S. bases once housed as many as 170,000 troops, the American military footprint had shrunk to two bases and 4,000 soldiers —...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high temperature around 49 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 36 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic issues. FROM LAST NIGHT... Teen boy killed when...
  • Home for Christmas

    Home for Christmas
    This week, the last U.S. combat troops left Iraq. After more than eight years of fighting an ill-conceived, inexcusably prolonged war made more devastating by official ineptitude and hubris, America's soldiers are coming home for Christmas. The nation...
  • Rodricks provides the most thoughtful commentary on 9/11

    On the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, I watched the Ground Zero commemoration ceremony — or all of it that NBC was willing to show us — I read the Baltimore Sun, and I watched President Barack Obama's speech at the...
  • Assassination is better than a trial?

    I am shocked by your editorial stating the death of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi at the hands of the rebels who deposed him was the best possible outcome and that "had he been captured alive, the nation's fledgling leaders would have been forced to...
  • Time to leave Iraq

    Time to leave Iraq
    President Barack Obama's announcement Friday that American troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the year was greeted with jeers in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail from Republicans who said the U.S. was ignominiously bowing to...
  • Is U.S. really leaving Iraq?

    Is U.S. really leaving Iraq?
    "After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over." With his Oct. 21 statement on our withdrawal of troops from Iraq by year-end, President Barack Obama is keeping his promise to the American people for complete withdrawal of U.S. troops and...
  • Nuclear threat keeps U.S. troops overseas

    Nobody wishes for peace more than a veteran. As someone who deployed to a combat zone and knows what it's like to endure deep pangs of family separation and be awoken at 3:30 a.m. because there's a large group outside your post who is trying to kill you,...
  • Nearing a decision on Iran

    Nearing a decision on Iran
    One of several casualties of the vitriolic name-calling between Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich is what to do about Iran. In interviews, Mr. Romney has spoken about tougher sanctions, but it's been difficult to consider...
  • Nuclear saber-rattling

    Nuclear saber-rattling
    The threat of an Israeli strike against Iran'snuclear facilities ratcheted up a notch last week when Israel'sdefense minister, Ehud Barak, issued new warnings that time was running out to stop Tehran's drive to build a bomb. If Israel waits much longer,...
  • Nuclear inspectors did have access in Iraq

    Larry Smith's letter regarding U.S. foreign policy ("Nuclear threat keeps U.S. troops overseas," Feb. 7) reflects, perhaps, a "wishful remembrance" in its stating that "if Saddam Hussein had allowed inspectors full access to Iraq, we never would have gone...