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  • Naval Academy grad killed in Afghanistan

    A 2006 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Thursday, the Marine Corps has confirmed. The 27-year-old was one of six Marines who died in the accident. The Pentagon identified him as Marine Corps Capt....
  • Globalization: survival of the phoniest

    Globalization: survival of the phoniest
    As increased globalization forces countries to pretend that they like playing with all the other kids in the playground despite fearing they'll have their toys stolen, never has there been more blatant self-interest cloaked in the phony pretext of...
  • Maryland Guard travels dangerous road in hopes of Afghan peace

    Maryland Guard travels dangerous road in hopes of Afghan peace
    For the soldiers of Task Force Raven in Afghanistan, the tempo is high, the roads are rough, and the work is dangerous. The Maryland National Guardsmen, members of the 1297th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, carry equipment through insurgent-...
  • Inviting war through weakness?

    Inviting war through weakness?
    One of the memorable slogans from the Reagan administration was "peace through strength." President Ronald Reagan believed a strong defense was a safeguard against enemy attacks and the best hope of victory should America go to war. President Barack...
  • 'Bugsplat': the civilian toll of war

    'Bugsplat': the civilian toll of war
    "The Lakotah had no language for insulting other orders of existence: pest, waste, weed ..." But what about "bugsplat"? That's the word for the cop at UC Davis, walking up and down the line of students sitting with their arms locked, zapping them in the...
  • The Taliban's olive branch

    American officials are welcoming a Taliban statement that the Afghan insurgents will set up an office in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. The move is being seen as a first step toward peace talks aimed at reconciling the Taliban and the Western-backed...
  • Maryland to fare well in Obama's 'leaner' defense strategy

    Maryland to fare well in Obama's 'leaner' defense strategy
    While President Barack Obama described plans Thursday to make the U.S. military "leaner," officials in Maryland said the focus of installations and defense contractors here on intelligence, cyberwarfare, research and development is likely to protect the...
  • Westminster airman killed by explosive device in Afghanistan

    Westminster airman killed by explosive device in Afghanistan
    A Westminster airman was one of three service members who died from injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device attack on Jan. 5 in Shir ghazi, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. Airman 1st Class Matthew Seidler, 24, of Westminster, had...
  • Md. Guard major who taught in Balto. Co. is killed in Afghan ministry shooting

    Md. Guard major who taught in Balto. Co. is killed in Afghan ministry shooting
    As violent protests continued in Afghanistan over the burning of copies of the Muslim holy book by NATO forces, the Pentagon confirmed Monday that a Maryland National Guard major was one of two U.S. military officers shot to death inside a ministry...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 54 degrees. It is expected to be mostly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 40 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
  • City fire department honors Marchanti

    The Baltimore City Fire Department is flying the flag at half-staff to honor Maryland National Guard Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, who was killed Saturday in Afghanistan. Marchanti's son Aaron is a city firefighter. Fire Chief James S. Clack ordered the...
  • Mikulski to Clinton on Md. Guard death: 'Was it worth it?'

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski raised the death of Maryland National Guard Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, and asked: “Was it worth it?” Clinton, appearing at a Senate appropriations subcommittee on...