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  • Best U.S. foreign policy move: Bring troops home

    The Sun's coverage of turmoil in the Osama bin Laden raid, including the profile of Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger ("Keeping our secrets safe," May 4), was well done. I found especially mirthful Rep. Ruppersberger's rather quaint notion that all future...
  • A boost for Obama, a bust for Pakistan

    A boost for Obama, a bust for Pakistan
    Only in America would a president respond to the public celebrating over the killing of Osama bin Laden with the sports cliche he used: "We don't need to spike the football." But millions of Americans who have their eyes glued on gridirons across the...
  • Bin Laden dead? Good to party like a munchkin

    I completely disagree with Alan Eason ("After bin Laden, a time for reflection," May 6) and side strongly with Midshipman Hans Vreeland ("Midshipman: This is why we celebrated bin Laden death," May 6) and his comparison of the celebration by midshipmen at...
  • Can the U.S. still trust Pakistan?

    Can the U.S. still trust Pakistan?
    Osama bin Laden's death in Pakistan last week at the hands of Navy SEALs was a moral and symbolic victory for the U.S., but it complicated the already tense relationship between the Obama administration and Islamabad. The feeling in Washington is that the...
  • In defense of religious moderation

    In defense of religious moderation
    Whether it's the U.S. president ordering the killing of an Islamist extremist in Pakistan, a Long Island congressman scheduling hearings on the radicalization of Islam in America, or mullahs in Afghanistan exhorting mobs to violence in response to a...
  • Baltimore architectural firm in demand for overseas projects

    Baltimore architectural firm in demand for overseas projects
    While many architectural and planning firms have seen a drop-off in design work as a result of the recession and the slow recovery, one Baltimore-based company has remained busy by finding work in other countries. Development Design Group has carved...
  • Romney is dangerously naive on foreign policy

    Romney is dangerously naive on foreign policy
    Mitt Romney appears to have all the foreign-policy savvy of someone who once visited Euro Disney, and it's freaking me out. Not to say that President Barack Obama is any more knowledgeable on that front, but at least he seems aware of his limitations,...
  • May: Death of bin Laden cheered; high tech tax sale conducted

    May: Death of bin Laden cheered; high tech tax sale conducted
    Wayne Dougherty was re-elected to his third term as mayor of Havre de Grace. Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid by Seal Team Six in Pakistan where he had been secretly living. Many people in Harford County reflected satisfaction at the death of a man...
  • 9/11 defendants refuse to participate in arraignment

    Before self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was brought into court Saturday, Carole Reuben of Potomac said his arraignment would mark "the beginning of the end of the process." Her son, Todd Hayes Reuben, was a passenger on American...
  • Ron Paul, the anti-war candidate

    Ron Paul, the anti-war candidate
    Voters who are weary of endless war may have no choice at the presidential level next November. This is a very large group to be denied a vote on a key issue. A CNN/ORC poll released in November found that 68 percent of Americans opposed the war in...
  • As Afghanistan drawdown looms, concerns about Pakistan

    As Afghanistan drawdown looms, concerns about Pakistan
    Back from a visit to Kabul, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger expressed confidence in relations between the U.S. and Afghanistan. It's Pakistan that concerns him. "A lot of terrorists are being trained and harbored in Pakistan," said Ruppersberger, the top...
  • 'Bugsplat': the civilian toll of war

    'Bugsplat': the civilian toll of war
    "The Lakotah had no language for insulting other orders of existence: pest, waste, weed ..." But what about "bugsplat"? That's the word for the cop at UC Davis, walking up and down the line of students sitting with their arms locked, zapping them in the...