| May 9, 2011
| 1:58 PM
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...
| May 10, 2011
| 1:21 PM
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...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:41 PM
The search for Osama bin Laden lasted more than 10 years, through three U.S. presidencies. Under President Bill Clinton in the mid-1990s, our intelligence agencies began their relentless pursuit of bin Laden. The death of almost 3,000 innocent men,...
| May 16, 2011
| 3:00 AM
What's in a name? Shakespeare had a point when he had Juliet telling Romeo that "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." But don't tell that to the many Native Americans furious at the Pentagon for code-naming Osama bid Laden "Geronimo" in the...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and serves as a point to measure the indelible impact that day has had on the American people. In recent weeks, much has been written and broadcast about the shock and horror of that day and its...
| May 17, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Our country has many problems. To list a few there are all the homes in the Midwest recently destroyed from all the tornadoes. Also, what about the future of Social Security and Medicare? How about all the homeless and hungry in our own country? How can...
| May 20, 2011
| 4:30 AM
My opinion of President Obama rose when he ordered the successful raid to eliminate the mass murderer Osama bin Laden. Now if our government would only take the next reasonable step and also eliminate the $3.2 billion in aid that we send to Pakistan, I...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:28 PM
The successful raid on Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan has reinvigorated debate over the role that "enhanced interrogation techniques" have played in fighting al-Qaida. No one is switching sides, which has turned the argument into a theological...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 6:16 PM
A 46-year-old Silver Spring man pleaded guilty Friday to illegally transporting nuclear materials to U.S. enemies in Pakistan, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced.
Prosecutors said Nadeem Akhtar, a Pakistani national and lawful U.S. resident,...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:43 AM
In my parallel universe — the one that still sustains me in hope, the one where fear is rarely a thought — the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are over and done, and the young man from Missouri who sat next to me on a plane would be more...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Over the past two years, Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) global operational and ideological reach have added significant strategic depth to the besieged al-Qaida Senior Leadership organization (AQSL) in Afghanistan and Pakistan....
| Jun 8, 2011
| 2:48 PM
With the first anniversary of the U.S. "surge" in Afghanistan coming up in August, President Barack Obama will soon have to decide whether to maintain the current force levels or begin withdrawing some of the 30,000 additional troops he ordered there last...