| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Commentator Kenneth Lasson argues that universities should not boycott or divest from Israel, nor "inhibit Israeli scholars and scientists from obtaining grants or publishing learned articles" — all in the name of academic freedom ("Academic...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:00 AM
William Cooper completely misstated the rules of Israeli citizenship in a recent letter to the editor ("Israel is not a 'democracy,'" Feb. 4).
Jewishness is not a prerequisite for citizenship here, as attested to by the 21 percent of Israeli citizens...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:30 AM
I totally agree with Melani McAlister's point that the "question of how Americans should respond to the deteriorating situation in Israel and Palestine — what our government should do, what we as individuals can or should do — should be openly...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Melani McAlister's column on the academic boycott of Israel echoed my own sentiments ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12).
The proposed bills in Maryland would ban use of public college and university funds to support scholarly...
| Nov 22, 2013
Toys for Tots
The Anne Arundel Community College Department of Public Safety is a drop-off site for the Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots collection program through Dec. 18. Bring new, unwrapped toys from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. to the Central Services...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Since the Iran nuclear deal was announced late Saturday, the criticism has been predictable. Israel's leadership isn't happy; neither is Saudi Arabia's. And there's a customary skepticism in Congress, particularly from Republicans, the most outlandish...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Seeking to create an analogy with the deal the United States negotiated with Iran to supposedly limit further production of its centrifuges, Secretary of State John Kerry chose to recall disarmament agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The deal reached over the weekend in Geneva is a huge mistake by the U.S. and one that will be regretted when we discover the Islamic Republic of Iran cannot be trusted.
In the past, the Obama administration has suggested it is willing and ready to...
| Dec 6, 2013
Sunday, Dec. 8
Open house The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society hosts its 28th annual holiday open house from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benson-Hammond Historic House Museum, 7101 Aviation Blvd. in Linthicum. This year's theme is "A Gingerbread...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The commentary, "What really happened in Geneva? Ask Iran," (Dec. 6), could not be further from the truth when it rails against the recent nuclear accord with Iran. In fact, the deal is a win-win for both sides, helping to ensure a peaceful resolution...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Should we trust the Iranian government? No — nor should we totally trust any other government. I always remember President Reagan's statement about Russia when he said "trust but verify" ("The nuclear deal with Iran," Nov. 25).
I was born in...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:30 AM
A recent article about the Arab-Israeli peace process could not be further from the truth when it talked about the "continued commitment of both [Israeli and Palestinian] leaders" ("Kerry: Israeli-Palestinian talks 'closer than we have been in years,'"...