| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Gens. John Allen and David Petraeus have been stupid in their misuse of technology, for a flirtation in the case of the former and an affair in the case of the latter ("Pieces of a puzzle," Nov. 14). As philanderers, these two men are abject failures, and...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 6:45 AM
It's amazing that the men who ran the CIA and the war in Afghanistan had so much time on their hands ("Pieces of a puzzle," Nov. 14).
The indiscretions of former CIA Director David Petraeus and Gen. John Allen are an embarrassment. I hate to think what...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:40 AM
Fox News' Bill O'Reilly last night continued his hip hop-themed debate series -- this time against Lupe Fiasco, the influential Chicago rapper who recently called President Barack Obama the country's "biggest terrorist."
After losing (in my estimation)...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:12 AM
If there existed any remaining doubt that Barack Obama has completed his conversion from an anti-Iraq war candidate to a presidential hawk, it was eviserated this weekend when the United States launched a series of military strikes on Libya.
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:37 PM
A year ago, Hope Tarr found herself marveling at a new beer garden inBrooklyn.
Tarr, who co-created an iPhone app that tracks beer gardens in New York City, had grown up in Baltimore listening about these outdoor promised lands where German suds flowed...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:13 PM
A good deal of blood was spilled on both sides. … It was one battle from the President Street Depo —- to the Camden Street depot — I can say no more.
Baltimorean Catherine N. Smith, April 1861
One week after the bloodless...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:05 PM
A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 6:01 PM
An Owings Mills High School graduate who is being held in military detention at Guantanamo Bay showed his willingness to become an al-Qaida martyr by participating in a plot to assassinate Pakistan's president, the government alleges in classified...
| May 2, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Ten years, two wars, and countless false starts and wrong turns after the most terrible criminal act ever committed on American soil, the man responsible for nearly 3,000 deaths on Sept. 11, 2001, has been killed. It is unlikely that ever before in...
| May 3, 2011
| 2:16 PM
In evaluating Osama bin Laden's dubious legacy, it is important to note that there was nothing new about religiously inspired terrorism when this rich Saudi exile convened a small group of jihadists in his Peshawar, Pakistan, home in 1988 to found al-...
| May 4, 2011
| 12:48 PM
What a sorry spectacle to see the usual suspects — a veritable coalition of the willing-to-torture crowd from the Bush era — seizing on the death of Osama bin Laden as evidence that enhanced interrogation techniques work. It is a leap of logic...
| May 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Osama bin Laden once argued that the U.S., in its "Global War on Terror," was "like the one who plows and sows the sea: he harvests nothing but failure." Bin Laden made this assertion in his video titled "The Solution," which was released Sept. 7, 2007,...