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  • Prayer in the secular republic

    Returning from a religious service (let's omit the denomination), I described it to my college roommate, who asked, "Why do those people bother to be there? What's their purpose?" I answered, "I believe that their purpose is to mean well." 
  • Hostage crises, then and now

    Hostage crises, then and now
    The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so. In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...

    Benghazi attack: Time for an honest accounting

    Benghazi attack: Time for an honest accounting
    Despite this season's election-year politics, the Obama administration needs to acknowledge mistakes at the U.S. consulate in Libya, where four Americans were killed last month in an apparent terrorist attack, and to learn from them. That's the only way...

    Gaddafi, Libya and global change: Another remarkable night with TV news

    Gaddafi, Libya and global change: Another remarkable night with TV news
    Live pictures from Tripoli were hard to come by at first for CNN, but along with al-Jazeera, it offered the most comprehensive rolling coverage Sunday night of another remarkable story of tumult and historic change. Visually, nothing could compete with...

    The battle of Tripoli

    The battle of Tripoli
    Col. Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year misrule of the oil-rich African nation of Libya appears finally to be nearing an end. The rebels' surprisingly swift advance into the capital, Tripoli, over the weekend brought large parts of the government's last...