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  • Robert A. Dressler, former mayor, Fort Lauderdale; moderator, The Fort Lauderdale Forum

    Robert A. Dressler, former mayor, Fort Lauderdale; moderator, The Fort Lauderdale Forum
    Last week: Once again, the news was dominated by Syria, but Russian President Putin's proposal to involve the United Nations has offered a peaceful alternative to a U.S. military attack. Meanwhile, the Syria issue has backlogged all the vital domestic...
  • Pakistan frees leading Afghan Taliban official

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan on Saturday released from prison the former No. 2 leader of the Afghan Taliban, a man Afghanistan leaders believe could nudge militants to the bargaining table to help foster a political solution after more than a...
  • Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader

    Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 19, 2013

     
    Clashes between Egyptian security forces and armed groups erupted in a village close to Cairo, leaving a senior police officer dead, state media and security officials reported. Full story Aleppo, Syria: Rebel fighters take cover behind a barricade....
  • U.S. service member reported killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

    KABUL, Afghanistan  -- A U.S. service member was killed Thursday in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province when a man in an Afghan National Army uniform opened fire at a joint military training base, provincial officials said. The assailant was...
  • Review: Building musical bridges in the optimistic 'We Came Home'

    Review: Building musical bridges in the optimistic 'We Came Home'
    L.A.-based musician-filmmaker Ariana Delawari's very personal documentary "We Came Home" chronicles the frequent trips she made to her father's homeland, Afghanistan, in its alternatingly hopeful and turbulent years following the initial routing of the...
  • Review: 'An American Bride in Kabul' by Phyllis Chesler

    Review: 'An American Bride in Kabul' by Phyllis Chesler
    Imagine marrying the man you adore, only to find yourself locked away in an Afghan harem, where your sweetheart alternately ignores, insults, hits and sexually assaults you. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
  • Amid the chaos of war, conversation, clarity in 'The Patience Stone' ★★★

    Amid the chaos of war, conversation, clarity in 'The Patience Stone' ★★&#9733
    For centuries, poets and novelists have refashioned miserable real-life conflicts to their own poetic ends, from the harrowing lament of "The Trojan Women" (Euripides, fifth century B.C.) to the swoony romanticism of "The English Patient" (Michael...
  • Joel Brinkley: A costly effort in Afghanistan

    They're stealing from our people who are trying to help them and killing our soldiers who are trying to train them. And when called on it, they say we are lying. It's probably no surprise that I'm talking about Afghanistan. But a new U.S. government...
  • Joel Brinkley: 'Zero Option' might be best option in Afghanistan

    For American forces in Afghanistan, this should be the last straw. It started in early July, when President Obama was once again so furious with Afghan President Hamid Karzai that for the first time he began talking about the so-called "Zero Option" --...
  • Go Away With ... Gino Strada

    Go Away With ... Gino Strada
    Dr. Gino Strada is the founder of EMERGENCY, a global organization that brings free health care to war-torn countries. Strada is featured in the documentary film "Open Heart," which is nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at this year's Academy...
  • Karzai's Bagram demands add stress to US policy

    PARIS -- The Afghan government's order a week ago to the United States to close its prison at Bagram Air Base near Kabul, where it holds unidentified prisoners, came as a shock to Washington, although President Hamid Karzai has before invited the U.S....