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  • The language of empire

    The language of empire
    "Mr. Obama and his senior national security advisers have sought to reassure allies and answer critics, including many Republicans, that the United States will not abandon its commitments in the Persian Gulf even as it winds down the war in Iraq and looks...
  • Manning defense rests after calling two witnesses

    Manning defense rests after calling two witnesses
    Two witnesses for Pfc. Bradley Manning described a chaotic work environment with lax supervision as the defense presented its case Wednesday for the former security analyst charged with turning over classified documents to WikiLeaks. Both witnesses...
  • Saluting the rapists: America's culture of silence on sex

    Saluting the rapists: America's culture of silence on sex
    Remember that awkward silence that fell across the nation back in '94 when Bill Clinton's surgeon general used the M-word? Jocelyn Elders, speaking at an AIDS conference at the U.N. about reducing the risk of sexually transmitted disease, said that...
  • Sexual assault reports double at the Naval Academy

    The number of sexual assaults reported at the Naval Academy doubled during the 2010-2011 academic year, as did the percentage of female midshipmen reporting unwanted sexual contact, according to a report released Tuesday by the Defense Department. The...
  • Civil Air Patrol Air Cadet Exchange

    On July 27, two Civil Air Patrol cadets from Japan and four from Canada took part in a Black Hawk ride over Harford County, thanks to the International Air Cadet Exchange program and the Army National Guard. Cadets and staff were treated to a flight in a...
  • Dr. Walter A. Rafalko, UB law school professor, dies

    Dr. Walter A. Rafalko, UB law school professor, dies
    Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore Law School, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime...
  • 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...
  • Army-Navy game to be focus of TV docu-drama this year from Showtime, CBS

    Army-Navy game to be focus of TV docu-drama this year from Showtime, CBS
    This year's Army-Navy game will be the focus if a two-hour docu-drama co-produced by Showtime and CBS Sports. Showtime's cameras are spending six months in full-access, backstage coverage of the two academies and their teams in advance of the the game,...
  • Bits & Pieces: Glenelg girls track coach goes from electrician to the book-signing circuit

    Mike Selmer, an electrician by trade, always wanted to be a writer. Even during his 10 years as the girls track coach at Glenelg High School, he had writing in the back of his mind. But he had two jobs, a family to support and a mortgage to pay. Mike...
  • Naval Academy puts tradition ahead of Constitution

    Naval Academy puts tradition ahead of Constitution
    As an adjunct instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy, I take the oath at the beginning of each academic year to support and defend the Constitution of the United States, as I did at the beginning of my naval career at the academy. Yet the Naval Academy is...
  • Sarah Palin gets it right

    Sarah Palin gets it right
    Just when you thought the Republican presidential field was getting set, up pops the most mischievous force in American politics, Sarah Palin. The former Alaska governor — the real deal this time, not actress Julianne Moore channeling her for the...
  • DNA, Mladic and the science of justice in the former Yugoslavia

    DNA, Mladic and the science of justice in the former Yugoslavia
    Despite his efforts to stave off his long-overdue date with justice, indicted war criminal Ratko Mladic appeared before a panel of judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague on Friday. Soon he will stand trial for...