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  • 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...
  • Syria endgame: U.S. can't get sucked into another sectarian war

    Syria endgame: U.S. can't get sucked into another sectarian war
    The defection of Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab this week is the latest blow to President Bashir Assad's increasingly desperate struggle to remain in office. Mr. Hijab was the highest-ranking Sunni member of the government, which is dominated by Mr....
  • Maryland needs a new plan for economic development

    Maryland's economy is headed in the wrong direction. While the unemployment rate here is better than the national average, it remains high at 6.9 percent. What's more, Maryland actually lost 11,000 jobs in the month of June, the third highest loss in...
  • More domestic production won't lower gas prices

    The argument for increasing oil production in the U.S. to decrease gas prices at the pump has sparked passionate debate, but it undervalues the influence of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). In recent years, OPEC has shown an...
  • U.S. oil production can destroy OPEC

    University of Maryland business professor Rafael Corredoira's claim that higher domestic oil production won't affect prices is flat wrong ("More domestic production won't lower gas prices," April 20). The only way that a cartel, such as OPEC, can exist...
  • Annual conference showcases UMBC's focus on undergraduate research

    Annual conference showcases UMBC's focus on undergraduate research
    Macy Bokhari felt anonymous at the University of Maryland, College Park, and disconnected from the professors to whom she looked for inspiration. So before her first semester was up, she adjusted her sights to another state university, up the...
  • Md. should follow Connecticut's example on death penalty

    Connecticut Gov.Dannel P. Malloyhas signed a bill outlawing the death penalty, which passed both the House and the Senate with bi-partisan support. Connecticut is the 5th state in five years and the 17th state in the nation to have abandoned the death...
  • U.S. faces growing Mideast quandary

    WASHINGTON - The deadly truck bombing at the United Nations compound in Baghdad two days ago underscores the continued U.S. inability to pacify Iraq and appears to push President Bush's goal of a transformed Middle East further into the future. Far...
  • Bush says U.S. must spread democracy

    WASHINGTON -- President Bush laid out a broad vision Thursday of an American mission to spread democracy throughout the Middle East and the rest of the world, saying, "Freedom can be the future of every nation." Engendering democracy across the Middle...
  • Mideast agreement would help U.S., experts say

    WASHINGTON - A peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians reached with help from the United States would deprive Islamic extremists of perhaps their strongest anti-American arguments and have a therapeutic impact on the strained relations between...
  • War against terrorism

    ASUCCESSFUL terrorist does not need to win. He has to survive, or pass on the torch. His aim is to provoke actions that alienate others into his camp. He recruits more terrorists by provoking his enemies into doing that. Most attempts at reigns of terror...
  • Most Iraqis held by U.S. 'by mistake,' report says

    GENEVA -- Up to 90 percent of the Iraqis detained by the United States were arrested "by mistake," according to coalition intelligence officers quoted in a Red Cross report disclosed yesterday. It also said U.S. officers mistreated inmates at the...