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  • McManus: Israel's brinkmanship, America's peril

    Last week, Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, confirmed a no-longer-surprising fact: the Pentagon has sent the White House a menu of options for going to war with Iran. But that doesn't mean the military thinks bombing Iran...
  • McManus: The Iran squeeze

    McManus: The Iran squeeze
    The Obama administration faces two dangers in its nuclear negotiations with Iran, which began in a burst of optimism last weekend after the two sides managed to get through a day and a half of talks without anyone walking out. One danger, of course, is...
  • McManus: A measured U.S. response in Syria

    McManus: A measured U.S. response in Syria
    When pro-democracy demonstrations erupted in Syria this spring, President Obama offered Syrian President Bashar Assad one more chance to embrace reform. "He can lead that transition [to democracy] or get out of the way," Obama said in May. Now, almost...
  • Major nations could face economic sanctions over Iran oil buys

     
    The United States may impose tough economic sanctions against India, China, South Korea and Turkey for their imports of Iranian oil despite months of negotiations with U.S. officials, the State Department announced Tuesday....
  • Coptic Christians in Egypt may be nostalgic for Hosni Mubarak

     
    Seventeen years ago, on a visit to an Egyptian church, I was surprised to see a portrait of President Hosni Mubarak in the vestibule. I was told that Christians regarded the strongman as a protector. Shortly before our visit there......
  • Conrad Murray judge: Did witness call drug expert a 'scumbag'?

     
    The judge in the trial of Michael Jackson’s personal physician said Friday that he was considering contempt-of-court charges against a key defense witness for reportedly calling a prosecution expert “a scumbag.” Dr. Paul White, set to...
  • NATO to end eventful, divisive Libya campaign

     
    NATO ends action in Libya: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Friday it will end its controversial Libya operations as of Oct. 31, concluding a seven-month air and sea campaign that played a central role in the ouster of Libyan strongman...
  • Luis Garcia says leadership silence about Hays’ anti-Hispanic remarks is ‘deafening’

     
    Hispanic members of the Legislature have been complaining loudly about Sen. Alan Hays' remarks two weeks ago at a redistricting meeting when he cautioned against the creation of a Hispanic-majority district and said that many “Hispanic-speaking&#...
  • Arab League approves tough sanctions against Syria

     
    The Arab League has voted overwhelmingly to impose punishing sanctions against Syria. The unprecedented move by the Arab League came after the government of President Bashar Assad repeatedly ignored deadlines to accept Arab observers to monitor a peace...
  • European Union approves new sanctions against Iran and Syria

     
    The European Union agrees to impose sanctions on 180 Iranian individuals and entities. The action by EU foreign ministers follows the ransacking of the British embassy in Tehran earlier this week....
  • 'Dragon Tattoo's' Scott Rudin vs. David Denby: Who has moral edge?

     
    The pissing match between 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' producer Scott Rudin and New Yorker critic David Denby: Who's in the right?...
  • David Fincher's 'Dragon Tattoo': Should it stay under wraps?

     
    If it were up to David Fincher he'd never show his movies to anyone before they were released....