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  • Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work

    Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work
    Five weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden publicly commanded his foot-soldiers to ramp up the violence against American civilians. But five weeks before his death, he privately instructed his lieutenants to refrain from killing any civilians....
  • Lesson from Norway: All ethnic groups are susceptible to lure of terrorism.

    Norwegian terrorism suspect Anders Behring Breivik may have attained what he hoped for — worldwide notoriety. The young man has shaken Norway to its roots and out of its complacency. Apparently, for a whole decade, he functioned as a one-man sleeper...
  • Afghanistan's innocent victims

    Afghanistan's innocent victims
    I used to think of Vice President Joseph Biden as a nice guy. Good old Joe. Down-to-earth, nice sense of humor, great family man. But last year I read the Bob Woodward book on "Obama's Wars." His account of Mr. Biden's meeting with Afghanistan president...
  • Does Obama stand for anything?

    Does Obama stand for anything?
    Reflecting upon growing voter indifference in democracies across the Atlantic, historian Tony Judt chalked it up to a roster of world leaders who "convey neither conviction nor authority" and "stand for nothing in particular." These words resonate in...
  • Customs inspectors in Baltimore keep pests out

    Customs inspectors in Baltimore keep pests out
    The sweet aroma of rice fills the air as David Ng steps forward in a Southeast Baltimore warehouse to inspect a shipment of hundreds of sacks of imported basmati rice. He folds back the stitched seams of the 40-pound burlap sacks holding grain that have...
  • Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens

    Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens
    Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
  • Ex-Maryland man faces Guantanamo war crimes trial

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Pentagon legal official approved war crimes charges Wednesday for a Pakistani detainee at Guantanamo who is accused of joining al-Qaida and taking part in a series of post-Sept. 11 terror plots after spending much of his...
  • John Archer's 40th commencement sends forth seven happy graduates

    John Archer's 40th commencement sends forth seven happy graduates
    The seven graduates at John Archer School's 40th commencement eagerly bid farewell to their tight-knit alma mater Friday afternoon, as they celebrated how far they have come. Friends, family and supporters filled the school's auditorium and excitedly...
  • Interfaith neighbors should be celebrated

    As a Christian who lived in Pakistan for three years and the Baltimore area for 40 years, I was delighted to see the good news about the planned mosque on the front page of the Baltimore Sun ("Good neighbors in heart of Pikesville," May 31). I salute...
  • America can't afford to wage wars all over the globe forever

    It seems the Army is investigating charges that soldiers were denied a diagnosis ofpost-traumatic stress disorderin order to save money ("Chief of Army medical center suspended in PTSD probe," Feb. 22). Trillions of tax dollars have been wasted on...
  • Santorum's emphasis on his Christianity is not good for democracy

    Santorum's emphasis on his Christianity is not good for democracy
    Watching Rick Santorum rise in the polls by positioning himself as the real Christian presidential candidate is like watching the sequel of a horror movie — one I literally lived through in the 1980s while growing up in Pakistan. There, another...
  • Afghans hate us? Let's withdraw

    There has been widespread fury in Afghanistan and parts of neighboring Pakistan over the burning of the Quran at the Bagram Air Base. Several U.S. and NATO servicemen have been killed by angry Afghans, and violent demonstrations continue days after the...