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  • Iraq Syndrome afflicts critics of intelligence on Syria

    Iraq Syndrome afflicts critics of intelligence on Syria
    Call it the Iraq Syndrome. Because the United States and its allies invaded Iraq a decade ago under the erroneous assumption that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction, President Obama, Secretary of State John F. Kerry and British Prime...
  • T.R. Fehrenbach dies at 88; his history of Texas remains a landmark

    T.R. Fehrenbach never minced words. In 1998, the San Antonio historian and newspaper columnist told Texas Monthly: "I don't believe in social science or all those tables and statistics. All the great historians have been great writers. But most of the...
  • Black American history gets 500-year rewind in PBS series

    Black American history gets 500-year rewind in PBS series
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A new U.S. television documentary series reaches back 500 years to demonstrate how America's black history contained some unsettling nuances and uncomfortable truths from the start. The six-part series, "The African Americans:...
  • The end of U.S. exceptionalism

     The end of U.S. exceptionalism
    In all the long history of American presidential addresses, has there been an odder one than this? With the solemn grandeur appropriate to a declaration of war, President Obama informed the American people Tuesday night that a congressional vote on...
  • Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Colin Powell Cross Political Divide for 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    Why hold a Washington, D.C. screening for your new film at any local theater when you can book the Kennedy Center? The question was clearly a no-brainer for producer and noted political fundraiser Harvey Weinstein concerning his company's new release,...
  • Letters: What message to send on Syria?

    Re "No credibility, no trust," and "Credibility shouldn't be a factor," Opinion, Sept. 5 Benny Morris misconstrues President Obama's deliberative approach in seeking the appropriate response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons as a sign of...
  • Obama and un-relevance

    WASHINGTON -- Is the United Nations still relevant? On Tuesday, President Obama lectured the world organization on living up to its promise to settle disputes through collective action, at a time when its credibility remains in doubt. Just as he has...
  • Obama's choice on Syria

    WASHINGTON -- Ever since Barack Obama entered the Oval Office in 2009, his foreign policy has been driven in large part by a determination to reverse that of his predecessor, George W. Bush, who put the United States on a reckless course of...
  • Familiar territory: Haven't we been here before?

    For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? -- First Corinthians This is where we came in. For we've seen this movie before, or rather this all too real, all too familiar tragedy. And travesty. In the Korean...
  • California's alternative-energy program under scrutiny

    California's alternative-energy program under scrutiny
    California is spending nearly $15 million to build 10 hydrogen fueling stations, even though just 227 hydrogen-powered vehicles exist in the state today. It's a hefty bet on the future, given that government officials have been trying for nine years,...
  • Top Univision executive joins rival NBCUniversal

    Univision Communications Inc.'s networks president, Cesar Conde, has left the Spanish-language media giant to accept a larger role overseeing international expansion at rival NBCUniversal. On Friday, Conde was named NBCUniversal executive vice president...
  • Univision's Cesar Conde leaves for big role at rival NBCUniversal

    Univision's networks President Cesar Conde is making a dramatic career crossover, leaving the Spanish-language media giant to accept a huge new role running international operations at rival NBCUniversal. On Friday, Conde was named NBCUniversal...