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  • Delight and disbelief at Iraq withdrawal announcement

    Delight and disbelief at Iraq withdrawal announcement
    Dorothy Lee says it will be good to get her grandson back home from Iraq. But the Havre de Grace woman will believe it when she sees him. In the months since Pfc. Christopher Hine left for Contingency Operating Base Adder in southern Iraq, Lee has...
  • 10 viral hits

    1. Rebecca Black Today is not Friday, but Rebecca Black's unintentional parody of modern pop still (unfortunately) takes the No. 1 spot for 2011 viral hits. The original video racked up disproportionately more dislikes than likes, but its so-bad-it's-...
  • 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...
  • Time to leave Iraq

    Time to leave Iraq
    President Barack Obama's announcement Friday that American troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the year was greeted with jeers in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail from Republicans who said the U.S. was ignominiously bowing to...
  • Final week to apply to service academy

    Every year, it is my privilege to nominate some of the brightest, most dedicated students in Maryland to the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy No nominations are necessary for admission...
  • Bel Air's election ought to be bigger than it is for most folks

    Here's an attention-grabbing headline for you: It's election time in Bel Air! Seriously, folks, don't yawn or turn the page. This is big stuff. Of course, you wouldn't know it to judge from the few people who bother to vote in these elections, generally...
  • College students put their imprint on the BMA's latest show

    College students put their imprint on the BMA's latest show
    When painting student Jennifer Tam studied a series of Marcel Duchamp prints of boldly colored, spinning discs, she became convinced that the enigmatic works had to be included in the big new show opening Sundayat the Baltimore Museum of Art. "Twelve...
  • Celebrity traveler: Suzi Cordish shares her valley fever

    Celebrity traveler: Suzi Cordish shares her valley fever
    Maryland Art Place chairwoman and fundraiser Suzi Cordish doesn't like to sit still for very long. Along with her husband, developer David Cordish, she travels to exotic settings around the world, wherever work and interests take the couple. They...
  • The U.S. military isn't trained to catch illegal immigrants

    I don't think my visionary fellow letter writer who wants homecoming soldiers to police the U.S.- Mexico border has thought things through very clearly ("Put Iraq veterans to work on the U.S.-Mexico border," Oct. 26). Soldiers are trained to kill bad...
  • Libyan oil: To the victor go the spoils, but not when you 'lead from behind'

    Libyan oil: To the victor go the spoils, but not when you 'lead from behind'
    Because it's the U.S. Army's Energy Awareness Month, it may be a good time to remind President Obama of oil's importance to economic security and the role that wartime leadership and image play in getting your hands on it post-victory. He can't just...
  • If you go: Visiting the Hudson River Valley

    Getting there Although trains travel to the region (Amtrak to New York, then Metro North to Peekskill), the best way to see the expansive Hudson Valley region is via car. From Baltimore, West Point is about 270 miles. The five-hour drive up Interstate...