| Dec 15, 2011
| 10:16 AM
As defense strategists at the Pentagon carry out their review of how to make roughly $400 billion in cuts over 10 years, and Congress considers the possibility of reductions twice as large as required by the supercommittee's failure to reach agreement,...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:01 AM
The killing of American-born, radical cleric and al-Qaida propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki by a CIA-operated drone last week is being touted as a major victory by U.S. counterterrorism officials. Mr. al-Awlaki has been described as a high-ranking figure in...
| Oct 1, 2011
One of Lauren Morrell's earliest memories involves a family hike and a candy wrapper, which explains why the 16-year-old from Arnold is now the student representative to the Severn Riverkeeper group and why, the day she turned 15, she applied to become...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Some in our government are claiming that U.S.-born anti-American Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in self defense by a C.I.A.-operated drone; they expect us to buy the nonsense that America, a huge and powerful nation was so terrified of this...
| Dec 25, 2011
Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran ...
Or as Mitt Romney put it, playing the irresponsible-lunatic game convincingly enough to become the leading Republican presidential candidate: "If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon."
| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:43 PM
A Randallstown teenager who admitted his role in the murder of a pizza deliveryman in Severn was sentenced Thursday to serve 18 years in prison.
Darrius Lynne Bullock, 19, apologized as he stood before Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Paul F....
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:39 AM
After a year of calamitous turns in the relationship between Washington and Islamabad, many Americans are wondering how this troubled alliance can possibly be repaired. Even more may be wondering whether we can simply extricate ourselves from it,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 5:44 AM
On fields where baseball has been played for decades, young athletes last Saturday were unpacking bats and balls for a friendly game on the diamond.
But it wasn't America's pastime.
Youngsters in the Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council were...
| 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...