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  • The uncertain future of the Arab Spring

    The uncertain future of the Arab Spring
    The killing of two dozen unarmed Coptic Christians — and the wounding of hundreds of others — by Egyptian security forces and Muslim extremists in Cairo this week has thrown a dark shadow over the country's prospects for a peaceful...
  • Perryville commissioners approve casino local impact funds agreement

    A local impact funds agreement between the town and Cecil County, as to how revenue from Hollywood Casino Perryville will be divided, was approved Tuesday night by the Perryville Board of Commissioners during a special session, but not without heated...
  • Spying uncovered

    Spying uncovered
    Undercover Maryland State Police officers repeatedly spied on peace activists and anti-death penalty groups in recent years and entered the names of some in a law-enforcement database of people thought to be terrorists or drug traffickers, newly...
  • Ivins stood to gain financially from anthrax scare

    Bruce E. Ivins, the government biodefense scientist linked to the deadly anthrax mailings of 2001, stood to gain financially from the huge federal spending in the fear-filled aftermath of those killings, the Los Angeles Times has learned. Ivins is listed...
  • The making of an opinion

    "All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it; if the job is forced upon them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else." Remarkably enough, those are not the...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Military doctors assailed for role in detainee abuse

    Military doctors "breached the laws of war" by helping intelligence officers carry out coercive and potentially torturous interrogations at detention facilities in Iraq and Cuba, according to a report today in a leading medical journal. The report says...
  • Abuse claims multiplying

    The Army launched dozens of investigations into detainee abuses across Iraq in the past two years - probing claims of beatings and torture that rivaled the Abu Ghraib prison scandal - but case after case was closed with U.S. troops facing no charges or...
  • Confusion reigned inside Iraqi prison, Army major testifies

    FORT HOOD, Tex. -- Testifying on behalf of a former Abu Ghraib guard facing jail time for abusing Iraqi detainees, an Army major who oversaw military police at the U.S.-run prison said yesterday that the soldiers worked under deplorable conditions made...
  • Soldiers tried to cover up alleged abuses, files reveal

    American soldiers accused of detainee abuses tried to cover up their actions in at least two cases, allegedly threatening an Iraqi man with indefinite detention unless he recanted his claims of severe beatings and destroying photographs showing mock...
  • Defining images

    The images are engraved onto the memory, pictures that become powerful summations of the nation acting in extremis - going to war. Conjure them up: the battleship Arizona exploding at Pearl Harbor, Marines raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima, the naked...
  • U.S. practices at Abu Ghraib barred in '80s

    WASHINGTON - The abuse of prisoners in Iraq shows a pattern of harsh, coercive U.S. interrogation practices that were supposed to have ended with the Cold War. From the 1960s into the 1980s, the United States trained its interrogators - or taught its...