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  • Helping the cause in their Syrian homeland

    Helping the cause in their Syrian homeland
    After months of watching the uprising in Syria, spreading support through social media and raising money to offset the suffering, Dr. Hassan Masri thought he understood the devastation that that revolution has brought to his parents' homeland. But during...
  • Egypt's dilemma

    Nobody ever said Egypt's transition to democracy would be easy. But yesterday's violence in which dozens of supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi were killed and hundreds wounded by security forces outside the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo...
  • Both sides in Syria's civil war hate us, so why help either one?

    Both sides in Syria's civil war hate us, so why help either one?
    Your article about Marylanders of Syrian descent imploring the U.S. government to provide humanitarian aid and arms to the Free Syrian Army correctly cited President Bashar Assad's ruthless attacks on his civilian opponents ("Marylanders helping cause...
  • Obama foreign policy follies befuddle right and left alike

    Obama foreign policy follies befuddle right and left alike
    The young Barack Obama's early enthusiasm for anti-war progressivism is well chronicled in his autobiography. Friendships with the likes of anti-war activists/bombers Bill Ayers and wife Bernardine Dohrn, poet Frank Marshall Davis, and the notorious Rev....
  • Is the 'Western' way of life the only culture worthy of respect?

    Is the 'Western' way of life the only culture worthy of respect?
    In recent commentary, columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. bemoans the triumph of multiculturalism, which he defines as a pernicious form of left-wing opposition to cultural assimilation and the erasure of cultural differences ("Multiculturalism is the enemy...
  • What defines us, religion or citizenship?

    What defines us, religion or citizenship?
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. finds it "shocking" that a 2006 Pew poll indicated 81 percent of British Muslims viewed themselves as Muslims first and British citizens second ("Multiculturalism is the enemy of democracy," June 2). Presumably, Mr....
  • It takes two to end a war

    It takes two to end a war
    "This war, like all wars, must end. That's what history advises. That's what our democracy demands." -- President Barack Obama at National Defense University, May 23, 2013 They say all is fair in love and war (I'm skeptical), but that doesn't mean war...
  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • Multiculturalism is the enemy of democracy

    Multiculturalism is the enemy of democracy
    "You people will never be safe. Remove your governments, they don't care about you." — Michael Adebolajo, one of two men arrested in the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby. Here we go again. Brazen and brutal attacks against British and French...
  • Benghazi: The Obama spin continues

    Benghazi: The Obama spin continues
    "Bumps in the road." — President Barack Obama on the unrest in Libya and elsewhere in the Middle East that included the deaths of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, an information officer, and two Navy SEALS. "Crude and disgusting"… "an...
  • Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion

    Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion
    A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
  • Visa program doesn't discriminate against Arabs, Muslims

    Commentators Zainab Choudry and Saqib Ali complain that Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin co-sponsored legislation to extend a visa waiver program to Israel ("Don't let Israel discriminate," April 30). The waiver program currently allows citizens of 37...