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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...
  • 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...
  • Marine video is as despicable as it is destructive

    Marine video is as despicable as it is destructive
    The vile acts depicted in a video on the Internet this week — purportedly showing four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of three Taliban fighters — require condemnation in the strongest possible terms by U.S. and NATO officials. To do...
  • U.S. and Pakistan: Uneasy allies

    U.S. and Pakistan: Uneasy allies
    News that the U.S. has resumed drone strikes in Pakistan, killing at least three suspected militants last week in the tribal areas of North Waziristan along that country's border with Afghanistan, could hardly come at a more delicate moment for U.S.-...
  • Missing four months, Md. man in Libyan prison, mother says

    Missing four months, Md. man in Libyan prison, mother says
    The mother of a Maryland man missing in Libya since March said Thursday that he is being held in a prison in Tripoli. Sharon VanDyke said she could not divulge details of how she learned the whereabouts of her son Matthew VanDyke, who was in Libya to...
  • The U.S. war in Libya is illegal

    I fail to understand how the Obama administration can legitimately continue the war in Libya. Even though Predator drones are the new weapons of choice and some military gurus feel they are not actual combatants, it's wrong to keep this conflict going...
  • Last week, debt; this week sharks … what else is new?

    Last week, debt; this week sharks … what else is new?
    The beginning of August is a strange time in America. Children become sick of the activities that their helicopter parents have forced them into, the attention span for Major League Baseball drops off — especially in Baltimore — before playoff...