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  • News outlets hold firm in Egypt despite dangers

    News outlets hold firm in Egypt despite dangers
    At the end of a wild week that saw more than 100 attacks on journalists and press facilities in Egypt, TV news executives were left shaking their heads at the volatility and violence, but vowing to continue to find ways to cover the tumult in days ahead....
  • Egypt and Islam

    Egypt and Islam
    Initial results from Egypt's first elections since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak are in, and it appears Islamist parties have captured the lion's share of the vote. The rise of politicians eager to curtail basic human rights, particularly for women,...
  • History Maters: Spring was the time for social calls in 1912

    100 Years Ago Sunday best From the county social column: Miss Carrie Hewitt of Sykesville is visiting her brother, Mr. David Hewitt of Portland Oregon. Mr. Herbert Hausenfluck of Virginia is visiting his uncle, Mr. Simon Hausenfluck of Savage. Mr....
  • The U.S. shouldn't prop up tyrants, even if they're on 'our' side

    I awoke Monday to news that North Korea's tyrant, Kim Jong Il, is dead ("Kim Jong Il, 1942-2011: Enigmatic leader," Dec. 19). The article in The Sun was part of a confluence of events that include the military hearing at Fort Meade for accused Pentagon...
  • The revolution betrayed

    The revolution betrayed
    The high hopes of the Egyptian people for a peaceful transition to democracy are being thwarted by the brutal tactics of the country's military rulers, who in recent days have launched a bloody campaign of repression against protesters demanding an...
  • What's so moderate about Muslim Brotherhood?

    Your recent editorial regarding Egypt ("The revolution betrayed," Dec. 22) refers to "the moderately Islamist Muslim Brotherhood," biggest winner so far in Egypt's parliamentary voting, and to the country's "weak secular and liberal parties." The secular...
  • Egypt's new beginning

    Egypt's new beginning
    For the first time in some 5,000 years of Egyptian civilization, voters went to the polls this week to select a leader in a contest where the outcome was uncertain. Given Egypt's crucial role in maintaining order and stability in the Middle East and the...
  • Slouching toward democracy

    Slouching toward democracy
    Mohamed Morsi, the first freely elected president in Egypt's history, is soon to take office under circumstances that are far from ideal. While Egypt's ruling military has conceded his victory over its preferred candidate in the presidential runoff...
  • Egyptian election results are tragic

    Since it has been determined to be absolutely necessary to overthrow the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, even though Egypt and Israel had managed to co-exist for several decades, the results are now a tragedy ("Islamist wins Egypt presidency," June 25)....
  • Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill

    Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill
    When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home. And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
  • Should the West believe Egypt's new president?

    Should the West believe Egypt's new president?
    Throughout America's history, there have been people who denied threats from our enemies. During the Revolutionary War, significant numbers sided with the British monarchy. Enablers in politics, the media and even religion helped Communism remain in power...
  • Give the new Egyptian president a chance

    Al Eisner, in his letter, "Egyptian election is tragic" (June 29), has substituted opinion for fact when he calls the Muslim Brotherhood "a virulent anti-Semitic organization." Anti-Zionist, yes; but he provides no evidence whatsoever that it is anti-...