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  • Obama's Mideast speech: Israel and the Arab Spring

    Obama's Mideast speech: Israel and the Arab Spring
    The most surprising aspect of President Barack Obama's speech Thursday on U.S. policy in the Middle East may have been his strongly worded call for a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on Israel's boundaries before 1967....
  • Best Middle East policy is to back off

    As an American taxpayer who has watched our country shell out trillions in the Middle East, I wondering if that region would have been better off without our meddling ( "Obama and the Arab spring" May 20). For example and close to home , the Maryland...
  • What will the U.S. response be to Syria's crimes against humanity?

    What will the U.S. response be to Syria's crimes against humanity?
    The Syrian government's increasingly brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters is putting the Obama administration's revamped Middle East policy to its first real test. It's one thing to say U.S. policy toward the region should spring from America's core...
  • Your turn: Should Reed boycott ESPN like he says he might?

    Your turn: Should Reed boycott ESPN like he says he might?
    As we see the dozen or so times Ed Reed gets his hands on the football each fall, the Ravens safety is a tough guy to track down. But my Baltimore Sun colleague Jamison Hensley was able to do it Wednesday at Reed's youth football camp at Franklin High...
  • EU expands sanctions on Russian officials, weighs broader penalties

    EU expands sanctions on Russian officials, weighs broader penalties
    Europe's top diplomats agreed Tuesday to impose sanctions on more Russian officials and entities that have allegedly contributed to the unrest in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 by a suspected Russian...
  • Britain's Cameron warns of additional penalties on Russia after crash

    Britain's Cameron warns of additional penalties on Russia after crash
    British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that he would press fellow European leaders to impose harsher sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines crash. Cameron, who has been the most vocal Western European leader to...
  • Putin has a new headache in Ukraine: Now Europe is watching

    Putin has a new headache in Ukraine: Now Europe is watching
    It's neither pleasant nor polite to say it, but the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been the best thing to happen to President Obama's policy on Ukraine in weeks. Until the plane went down with 298 passengers and crew last week, the...
  • Set a price on Iran's nuclear delay

    Set a price on Iran's nuclear delay
    With a Sunday deadline approaching, Iranian and Western negotiators likely will agree on one thing: They need more time to reach a deal on Iran's rogue nuclear program. Six months wasn't enough. President Barack Obama has signaled that he will likely...
  • West considers early sanctions moves in troubled Iran nuclear talks

    BRUSSELS/VIENNA (Reuters) - With talks between world powers and Iran over a broad nuclear accord at an impasse, Western governments are considering offering a significant easing of sanctions early on in the process to try to wring concessions from Tehran,...
  • Support for warmer relations with Cuba grows in Miami area, poll finds

    Support for warmer relations with Cuba grows in Miami area, poll finds
    Cuban Americans in Miami-Dade County support an end to the U.S. embargo of Cuba, with newer arrivals and the younger generation tending to lead the way in backing diplomatic efforts between the longtime antagonists. A poll by Florida International...
  • Google's Schmidt: Trade embargo hinders Cuba's Internet

    Google Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, fresh from a visit to Havana, has described the Internet in Cuba as "trapped in the 1990s," heavily censored and with a weak infrastructure dominated by Chinese equipment because of the U.S. trade embargo. The...
  • Lift embargo to protect our shores

    What can we do to keep oil exploration off Cuba's coast from going horribly wrong? The answer at the moment, because of our nation's embargo on Cuba, is "not much." With Cuba inching closer to deep-water drilling — and South Florida in the cross-...