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Less than a week before the U.S. election, former president of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev berated America and all but endorsed the sitting president and fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner at an event I attended in Houston. Speaking last Thursday from a...
Twenty years ago, tens of thousands of Russians took to the streets of Moscow, just as Egyptians, Tunisians and Syrians have this year — rejecting the old order, demanding freedom and democracy. That August, the Russian democrats prevailed because...
Associated PressBERLIN - Karol Wojtyla became a priest in 1946, just as the Iron Curtain descended across Europe. The inspiration he provided as Pope John Paul II helped to tear it down. Lech Walesa, founder of the Solidarity movement that toppled communism in Poland in...
- "I am paying for this microphone, Mr. Breen." When someone tried to turn off his microphone at a Reagan-sponsored debate during 1980 New Hampshire primaries. - "We have to move ahead, but we are not going to leave anyone behind." Republican National...
Associated PressMOSCOW - When President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the Soviet Union an "evil empire," some saw it as political theater, a Cold Warrior's script. Yet former Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev said yesterday that the American president was sincere - an honest...
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Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - The somber traditions of a nation in mourning suffused Ronald Reagan's last journey yesterday as his flag-draped casket traveled from California to the nation's capital for a cortege through the city and an elaborate funeral at the Capitol,...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON -- Among the crush of foreign dignitaries paying final respects to Ronald Reagan at the National Cathedral today will be one man -- recognizable by his intense gaze, easy grin and the rose-colored birthmark on his forehead -- who shares...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON -- A weeklong ritual of national mourning and remembrance concludes today when President Bush and other world leaders offer final farewells to Ronald Reagan at a ceremony at Washington's National Cathedral, before the former president's remains...
MOSCOW - Dmitri Popov was standing guard over a Soviet Army camp in the cold, rugged mountains of northeast Afghanistan one night when he spotted a boy with a metal rod approaching. Twice before, he says, children had surprised sleeping sentries in...
William PfaffPARIS -- It is, I suppose, too discouraging to face the fact that in international affairs (and indeed in national affairs; but that is another subject) paradox and contradiction rule the world. Policymakers and politicians consistently get what they don'...
REYKJAVIK, Iceland - This is the only country that gives you a bath before they send you home. The Blue Lagoon, open year-round, rain or shine, envelops thousands of tourists from all over the world in its misty embrace. Many of them come in big...
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