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  • Obama's options on Iran

    Obama's options on Iran
    Abevy of foreign policy experts are pressing Barack Obama to move quickly on his promise to "engage in aggressive personal diplomacy" with Iran. He'd be better off first taking a long, deep breath and allowing Iran's economic crisis to take its toll on...
  • How will Cheney go down in history?

    How will Cheney go down in history?
    Today's question: The office of vice president has been regarded as mostly ceremonial. How much (for better or worse) has Dick Cheney changed that? Previously, Edwards and Lichtman digested the candidates' vice president picks. Cheney: a cautionary...
  • Obama's foreign policy picks

    Obama's foreign policy picks
    Presidential campaigns are generally discouraging for foreign policy intellectuals. Not only do the candidates pander in folksy vernacular to hockey moms and Joe Six Packs, but the clever ones favored by university professors often fare badly on...
  • A fistful of dinars

    ISTANBUL—The U.S. government isn't the only one worried about the growing influence of Iran in Iraq. Baghdad's neighbors are fretting, too—and so are some moderate Shiites in Iraq. They fear Iran's help is a mixed blessing, of a type that will keep Iraq...
  • Who are you not calling a petro bully?

    I cannot understand why Michael Ross ignored the very best evidence for his contention that the "link between oil riches and bad international behavior is even deeper than it appears." He never mentions President Bush or Vice President Dick Cheney, nor...
  • Letters to the editor

    By George, he gets it Re “Get out of Iraq, now,” Opinion, April 20 I was heartened to read former Sen. George McGovern's article. In 1972, I was one of thousands of Democrats knocking on doors to encourage people to vote for McGovern for...
  • For Marines, Iraq becomes a family affair

    The general who soon will lead 25,000 Marines in Iraq said Wednesday that "the experts" were wrong when they predicted that repeated deployments would strain military families to the breaking point. Reenlistments among Marines remain high, which would...
  • Robert Novak dies at 78; syndicated columnist and TV commentator

    Robert Novak dies at 78; syndicated columnist and TV commentator
    Robert Novak, the longtime syndicated columnist and television commentator who was at the center of a furor late in his career as the first journalist to disclose the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame, died Tuesday. He was 78. Novak died at home in...
  • PASSINGS: Carl Smith, Hasib Sabbagh

    Carl Smith Country singer had hits in 1950s Carl Smith, 82, a country musician of the 1950s and '60s known for his dynamic voice, died Saturday at his Tennessee home, according to the Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, Tenn. Smith had 41...
  • Don't dump Maliki

    What does sovereignty mean? In the case of Iraq, Washington can't seem to decide. On June 28, 2004, the United States ceremoniously ended its occupation of Iraq by transferring sovereignty to its hand-picked interim prime minister, Iyad Allawi. Three...
  • Abdul Aziz Hakim dies at 59; powerful Iraqi political leader

    Abdul Aziz Hakim dies at 59; powerful Iraqi political leader
    Abdul Aziz Hakim, one of Iraq's most powerful political leaders and the head of one of its most prominent Shiite religious dynasties, died today in a Tehran hospital, his party's television channel reported. Hakim, who headed the influential Supreme...
  • Obama's fear-mongering

    Obama's fear-mongering
    Imagine a child falls down a well. Now imagine I offer to lend the parents my ladder to save her, but only if they promise to paint my house. Would you applaud me for not letting a crisis go to waste? Or would you think I'm a jerk? I ask because I'm...