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  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • Boston isn't the only outrage

    Boston isn't the only outrage
    Most likely we all agree that the Boston bombing was cowardly, senseless, dastardly. It cries out for justice. And just about every cop in the universe was on this case, big time. But what about all the drone bombings in Pakistan, Yemen, Afghanistan,...
  • Who needs reform most: Egypt or America?

    Who needs reform most: Egypt or America?
    Prior to leaving Egypt for the United Nations General Assembly, Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi told The New York Timesthe United States needs to "fundamentally change" its approach to the Arab world. That includes, he said, showing greater...
  • Obama returns to arms control -- just in time

    Obama returns to arms control -- just in time
    President Barack Obama's call during the State of the Union address to reduce the threat of nuclear war could not have been more timely. The day before the president spoke, North Korea tested a primitive nuclear device, and the following day reports...
  • Muslims shouldn't blame America for anti-Islam video

    For the past few weeks there has been outrage in Muslim countries across the world because of an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube ("Anti-U.S. protests rock Pakistan," Sept. 22). Yet as a 12-year-old Ahmadi Muslim American, I didn't feel angry at...
  • Books offer a picture of Chuck Hagel

    Books offer a picture of Chuck Hagel
    Now that Chuck Hagel has been nominated by President Obama as defense secretary, his record is sure to be intensely scrutinized -- even more than it was when he was a senator. His past remarks on Israel and a gay man have already triggered some criticism....
  • Joel Brinkley: UN Human Rights Council is irredeemable

    Joel Brinkley: UN Human Rights Council is irredeemable
    You should probably sit down before you read this. Syria has put its name up for membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council, and it will most likely win a seat. Yes, Syria, the state that has slaughtered close to 15,000 of its own people over...
  • Don't rush out of Afghanistan

    Don't rush out of Afghanistan
    With Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top advisers visiting Washington this week, huge questions about the future of the NATO mission there consume Afghan and American minds. How fast can we draw down our current total of 68,000 U.S. troops (and...
  • War everywhere but on the campaign trail

    War everywhere but on the campaign trail
    Here's an important fact you haven't heard much about in the presidential campaign: The armed forces of the United States are at war in at least four countries, and that number could increase any day. About 87,000 Americans are still fighting in...
  • Giant eagle snatches baby, attention away from the Person of the Year, the Voice

    Giant eagle snatches baby, attention away from the Person of the Year, the Voice
    Did you hear Time has named its Person of the Year and The Voice has a new winner? Bored? Not impressed? Well, what if I told you I had a video of a GOLDEN EAGLE snatching a BABY!!!!!  YouTube and Reddit are buzzing this morning with a video purportedly...
  • The shameful treatment of foreign children in U.S. custody

    The State Department revealed this month that the United States has detained more than 200 children at its military prison in Afghanistan. I represent one of them, a boy who left his parents' home in Karachi, Pakistan in July 2008, when he was 14, on a...
  • Reducing the threat of Armageddon

    Reducing the threat of Armageddon
    President Obama achieved a major foreign policy goal in 2010 when he concluded the New START Treaty committing the U.S. and Russia to reduce the size of their long-range nuclear arsenals by a third within six years, to 1,550 warheads on each side. But...