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  • Robert R. Bowie, lawyer, professor

    Robert R. Bowie, lawyer, professor
    Robert R. Bowie, a lawyer who established what is now the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, died Nov. 2 of respiratory failure at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 104. The son of Clarence Keating Bowie,...
  • Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'

    Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'
    When the CIA's chief lawyer, John Rizzo, first came across the term "enhanced interrogation technique" shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, he was struck by the phrase's deceptive blandness. The words sounded mild, possibly even salutary. But...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Still Positive'

    'Homeland' recap, 'Still Positive'
    Still no word from Brody, but Episode 6 provided answers to the central mystery that has been bothering me since the beginning of the current season: Why should we care about Javadi? The episode picks up precisely where we left off, and the opening...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'The Yoga Play'

    'Homeland' recap, 'The Yoga Play'
    Spies, drones, runaways, yoga and kidnapping: episode five had it all. The episode was framed by Saul’s duck-hunting trip with the old boys network of DC. Invited by the White House chief of staff, Saul assumes that he was there to network with...
  • America can't guarantee that we won't engage in torture if we don't examine the past

    America can't guarantee that we won't engage in torture if we don't examine the past
    Yes, America. We tortured. And it was illegal, abhorrent and cruel. How can we ignore the facts? How can we fail to demand that the full and complete truth be provided to us? Earlier this year, those of us who follow such news of the intelligence...
  • Benghazi attack returns to haunt Hillary Clinton [Letter]

    Benghazi attack returns to haunt Hillary Clinton [Letter]
    The deadly 2012 attack by militants on U.S. government posts in Benghazi, Libya, was preventable according to a recently released report by the Senate Intelligence Committee, and it was the fault of the U.S. State Department for inadequate security...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Uh...Oh...Ah...'

    'Homeland' recap,  'Uh...Oh...Ah...'
    Everyone in episode two was acting like someone else, with Carrie imitating Jack Nicholson in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest," Dana emulating Claire Danes in "Romeo + Juliet" and Saul impersonating his own murdered boss and Carrie’s nemesis,...
  • 87-year-old marathon participant sees no finish in sight

    87-year-old marathon participant sees no finish in sight
    Running a half-marathon is easy, Bob Gralley, 87, said: "I put one leg in front of the other." For 13.1 miles. That Gralley can do this at his age is remarkable. Yet on Saturday, there he'll be at the 13th Baltimore Running Festival, a silver-haired...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington'
    I’m going to begin by saying that I was not sure about this episode from the preview. Hostage situation? It’s been done so many times that I feared that we may be getting the first predictable episode of “Scandal” ever....
  • Deja vu intelligence policy [Commentary]

    Deja vu intelligence policy [Commentary]
    Fifty years ago, Harry Truman wrote an article in the Washington Post expressing his disappointment over what the Central Intelligence Agency had become. He had established the CIA in 1947 to provide his office with objective information. But it had...
  • Kenneth D. Claborn, engineer

    Kenneth D. Claborn, engineer
    Kenneth Dale Claborn, a retired Bendix Radio Corp. senior project engineer who worked throughout the Cold War, died Dec. 24 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his home in The Villages, Fla. He was 89 and had lived in Perryville and Parkton. Born...
  • 'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 9 recap

    'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 9 recap
    Who is Dar Adal? Just as Abu Nazir has begun shift from specter to physical character, "Homeland" has brought in a new, mysterious overlord to lurk in the shadows. This time it's in the form of a powerful intelligence official revealed to be secretly...