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  • American teacher is shot and killed in Libya

    American teacher is shot and killed in Libya
    BENGHAZI, Libya -- An American chemistry teacher was shot to death while out jogging Thursday, according to colleagues and officials at the English-language school where he taught. The shooting took place not far from the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi...
  • U.S. offers condolences in shooting of teacher in Benghazi, Libya

    BENGHAZI, Libya -- Relatively few Americans remained in this eastern Libyan city as street battles raged and Islamic militants made ever-bolder forays in recent weeks. But Ronnie Smith, a chemistry teacher at an English-language school, stayed on,...
  • What to do about Syria

    A statement by a United Nations official that war crimes in Syria can be attributed to "the highest level of government, including the head of state," has renewed the debate over whether, when and how the United States should intervene in crises abroad....
  • Can a handshake ever be more than just a handshake?

    It was one of the most awe-inspiring events of our lifetime: Ninety world leaders joining 100,000 South Africans in Johannesburg's World Cup Stadium for a four-hour-long celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela. But what did the U.S. media focus on? Not...
  • White House: Arms to Syrian rebels due 'in the weeks to come'

    White House: Arms to Syrian rebels due 'in the weeks to come'
    WASHINGTON- -The White House said Friday that it will take weeks to deliver weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels despite the rising death toll in the civil war and pleas for speedy assistance from anti-government forces. The United States has created...
  • Syrian-American writer finds voice with help from famous novelist

    Syrian-American writer finds voice with help from famous novelist
    I had two New Year's resolutions in 2011: to read Leo Tolstoy's “Anna Karenina” and Marcel Proust's “In Search of Lost Time.” “Anna” was completed by Jan. 25 — just when our lives turned into a 24-hour TV marathon...
  • Obama frozen in angst as Middle East violence deepens

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, in a sea of foreign policy troubles, accepted his leadership responsibilities in a CNN interview last week while lamenting the complexity of these challenges. He noted the old Harry Truman dictum that "the buck stops" in...
  • The point of negotiating with Iran

    The point of negotiating with Iran
    Munich, I am told, is a lovely city near the Alps, with a rich history, many architectural and cultural attractions and oceans of great beer. But you wouldn't know any of that from listening to politicians, who never mention it except as an example of...
  • Then what in Syria?

    Two recent newspaper editorials illustrate the double-mindedness some feel about President Obama's decision to provide small arms and ammunition to Syrian rebels. The Washington Post headlined an editorial: "No time for half-measures: Syria's rebels need...
  • In Syria, what could go wrong?

    In Syria, what could go wrong?
    Aversion therapy is a process used to deter people from engaging in self-destructive habits by subjecting them to painful sensations whenever they do — say, giving them an electric shock when they light a cigarette or take a drink. The idea is...
  • Obama, the reluctant warrior on Syria

    On Tuesday, President Obama made the case for a limited military strike in Syria if diplomacy fails. But he still sounded like a man looking for an escape hatch. "I've spent 4 1/2 years working to end wars, not to start them," he said. "Our troops are...
  • Once more into the snake pit

    "Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn?" -- Peter, Paul and Mary By the time you read this, U.S. missiles and bombs may be falling on Syria. Why? Syria hasn't attacked us. It does not pose a security threat to the United States....