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  • Negotiating with terrorists

    Euphoria over the Taliban's release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was quickly tempered by media reports that Bergdahl had abandoned his post and that his father made comments opposing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Bergdahl's father tweeted, "I am still working to free all Guantanamo prisoners. God will repay for the death of every Afghan child."
  • Chairmen's term limits make Congress work better

    Two of the most skilled Republican members of the House of Representatives announced their retirement over the past 10 days. Their departure is unfortunate, but the hand-wringing over term limits for committee chairmen is misplaced. Ways and Means...

    Back to the '30s: The great American retreat

    It happens after every war. America disarms. And so invites the next attack, and next war. The same haphazard pattern is emerging now -- even before the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are over, much as this administration pretends they are in order to cut...

    Presidential candidate Mitt Romney to visit Indy in late August

    Presidential candidate Mitt Romney to visit Indy in late August
    Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney will visit Indianapolis in late August to address the American Legion’s national convention. The American Legion confirmed the Aug. 29 appearance, which will be the organization’s 94th...

    Afghan war effort 'on track,' general tells Congress

     
    The American war effort in Afghanistan is making progress despite recent setbacks, the top U.S. commander there told Congress on Tuesday.