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Iraq

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  • Hard choices in Iraq [Editorial]

    Hard choices in Iraq  [Editorial]
    The lightening takeover of large parts of Syria and western Iraq last week by Sunni Muslim extremists has totally scrambled U.S. efforts to deal with a burgeoning conflict that threatens to engulf the entire region — and the situation got worse over...
  • Immoral leftists dictate ruinous Iraq policy [Letter]

    Immoral leftists dictate ruinous Iraq policy  [Letter]
    Here we are again. Americans with leftist values bring more immorality to the world. Whatever one's view on the appropriateness of going into Iraq, strong, adult and moral Americans stay and finish their job ("Obama has painted himself into a foreign...
  • District 44B candidates address residents' issues at Edmondson Heights forum

    District 44B candidates address residents' issues at Edmondson Heights forum
    Residents anticipating a prolonged discussion involving candidates for state delegate in District 44B did not have to endure sitting in library chairs at Edmondson Heights Elementary School for long on Thursday night. The evening forum lasted an hour...
  • 'Coming Back' - At last, TV does right by veterans

    'Coming Back' - At last, TV does right by veterans
    If you want to feel good again about what’s possible for public television, don’t miss “Coming Back with Wes Moore,” which airs Tuesday night on Maryland Public Television. At a time in American life when we are seeing reports...
  • Bush's recklessness, Obama's fecklessness leave U.S. looking weak as Iraq crumbles [Commentary]

    Bush's recklessness, Obama's fecklessness leave U.S. looking weak as Iraq crumbles [Commentary]
    Less than three years after the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq, the black flag of an al-Qaida inspired terrorist group flies above several Iraqi cities. The Iraqi army, despite years of training by the United States, has disintegrated and abandoned...
  • Brown steers careful course in bid for governor

    Brown steers careful course in bid for governor
    Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates. As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope. If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
  • After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction

    After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction
    The author Porochista Khakpour's earliest memory is of being terrified by anti-aircraft missiles dropping near her Tehran home during the Iran-Iraq f War. Her shell-shocked family relocated to Los Angeles in the 1980s — and she had barely...
  • Protecting our protectors [Commentary]

    Protecting our protectors [Commentary]
    We are often left with nothing but unanswerable questions after we lose someone to suicide. "Why?" becomes "did we miss the signs?" and usually culminates with "what could we have done?" In March of 2011, I asked these questions after a soldier in my...
  • Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense

    Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense
    Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship...
  • Elkridge Young Marine prepares for Memorial Day tribute

    Elkridge Young Marine prepares for Memorial Day tribute
    When Danielle Dixon directs the Elkridge Young Marines as they serve as the honor guard at a decades-old Memorial Day celebration on Monday, the Howard High School senior will have mixed emotions. This will be her final appearance at Dulaney Valley...
  • Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

    Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day
    The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair. This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
  • At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving

    At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving
    The speakers at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens had finished, the rifle team had fired its volleys and the musicians had begun to pack up. Vincent Krepps stood by the stone that bears the name of his twin brother....