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  • Northwest Citizens Patrol group turns 30 guarding streets

    Northwest Citizens Patrol group turns 30 guarding streets
    Amid a rash of violent robberies, the Northwest Citizens Patrol sent out an urgent call on Facebook for extra volunteers to help monitor the streets of its Baltimore neighborhood. Within five days, two residents had been robbed at gunpoint while another...
  • A genius and an anti-Semite, Wagner

    A genius and an anti-Semite, Wagner
    It takes little effort to find severe problems with the character of Richard Wagner, the man who was born two centuries ago and, as he was the first to acknowledge, became one of history's greatest composers. It's much harder to dismiss his music, which...
  • What peace with the Palestinians requires

    Palestinians have been firing dozens of rockets from Gaza into southern Israel recently, hitting cities and civilians ("Palestinians to seek elevated status in U.N.," Nov. 13). Yet not much attention has been given to the fact that Israeli families who...
  • Israel not the aggressor in Gaza

    To read the article, "Israel strike on Gaza kills Hamas military leader" (Nov. 15), one could come away with very little understanding of what actually took place and what led up to it. Ever since Operation Cast Lead ended four years ago, the terrorist...
  • Second Obama term would be disaster

    Here are just some of the reasons President Barack Obama should not be and must not be reelected. While Americans struggle to survive in this bleak economy, President Obama is deliberately bringing the economy to its knees. His actions have driven gas...
  • Romney foreign policy: Style over substance

    Mitt Romney's major speech on foreign policy at the Virginia Military Institute Monday was long on style but remarkably short on substance. On the unrest in the Middle East, Israel, Iran, Syria and relations with China, the GOP challenger was quick to...
  • Hagel and defense

    Hagel and defense
    Biography isn't policy. President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two Purple Hearts from a war many...
  • Needed: A new foreign policy

    Needed: A new foreign policy
    On Monday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered a foreign policy speech to cadets at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. He was correct in his indictment of the Obama administration for its numerous failures --...
  • Ruth F. Friedman, homemaker

    Ruth F. Friedman, a homemaker and former Pikesville resident, died Oct. 6 of kidney failure at the Jewish Nursing Home in Harrisburg, Pa. She was 97. The daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Ruth F. Mazur was born in Burlington, N.C., and later...
  • Dr. Bernard 'Bernie' Kapiloff, surgeon

    Dr. Bernard 'Bernie' Kapiloff, surgeon
    Dr. Bernard "Bernie" Kapiloff, a retired plastic surgeon who had also been the longtime publisher of the Montgomery County Sentinel as well as a civil rights activist and philanthropist, died Oct. 10 from complications of a stroke at Roland Park Place....
  • The stakes in Syria

    Both GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. appear to be totally ignorant of the complexities of the Middle East in the 21st century, and, indeed, of U.S. history in general ("The Obama doctrine: Passivity where...
  • Why all the focus on Israel?

    Why all the focus on Israel?
    One of the striking aspects of the third presidential debate was the frequent mention of Israel (34 times). Western Europe and the challenges facing the European Union or Latin America hardly registered. It is as if the Israel issue is a burning one in...