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  • Obama outlines the limits of foreign intervention [Commentary]

    Obama outlines the limits of foreign intervention [Commentary]
    In keeping with his determination to get America off "a perpetual wartime footing" after more than a decade of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, President Obama's commencement address at West Point was a sobering preview of what lies ahead for the...
  • Obama at West Point [Editorial]

    Obama at West Point  [Editorial]
    Republicans in Congress lost no time in condemning President Obama's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point last week as further proof of his weakness and vacillation in confronting America's foes. But in fact, Mr. Obama's talk...
  • Report says midshipman had been drinking prior to fatal crash into creek

    Report says midshipman had been drinking prior to fatal crash into creek
    A midshipman who crashed his SUV into a creek and drowned in February had been drinking at an Annapolis bar earlier that night, a Naval Academy investigation found. Midshipman Max Allen, a senior from Chesterfield, Va., had ordered a burger and...
  • Gilman graduate ready for Big 33 Football Classic

    Gilman graduate ready for Big 33 Football Classic
    ¬†Sheldon Johnson came to Gilman as a sophomore, weighing about 300 pounds. That’s the kind of size football coaches love if it’s muscle weight, but Johnson appeared slow and out of shape in 2011. “He was just too heavy to be an...
  • U.S. has lost credibility around the world [Letter]

    U.S. has lost credibility around the world [Letter]
    Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s commentary ("'No soldier left behind,'" June 8) contains some untruths that need to be questioned. His description, "the U.S. military, the greatest force for good on planet Earth," is an outdated notion that demonstrates he is...
  • 'No soldier left behind' [Commentary]

    'No soldier left behind'  [Commentary]
    Like most Americans, the Ehrlichs celebrated the return of a captured U.S. soldier from Afghanistan. What parent would not possess a degree of empathy for the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Taliban since June 30, 2009? A positive aspect...
  • 'Bata Belcamp' book chronicles rise, fall of footwear manufacturing center

    'Bata Belcamp' book chronicles rise, fall of footwear manufacturing center
    "Bata Belcamp," Larry Carmichael's new book about the history of the Bata Shoe Co. in Harford County, chronicles life in a true company town from the first half of the 20th century, one that has since completely reinvented itself over the past three...
  • 85-year-old Social Inclusion trainer finally gets shot at Triple Crown race

    85-year-old Social Inclusion trainer finally gets shot at Triple Crown race
    Manny Azpurua knows how different his life would have been had he gone from a military academy near Syracuse, N.Y., to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. His father, also named Manny, had sent his then-teenage son to the United States from...
  • Lutherville man travels to England where uncle died a hero in WWII

    Lutherville man travels to England where uncle died a hero in WWII
    On a wall calendar in their Lutherville kitchen, the Blum family keeps various appointments and relatives' birthdays jotted down in fairly small, neatly written Magic Marker script. But for the week of May 25 to 29, the words "London," "Cambridge" and...
  • Hillary Clinton touches the 'third rail' of foreign policy [Commentary]

    Hillary Clinton touches the 'third rail' of foreign policy [Commentary]
    In American domestic politics, messing with Social Security is known as "the third rail," referring to the power source for trains that is fatal to the touch. In foreign policy discussions, invoking the name of Adolf Hitler promises the same lethal...
  • In Egypt, signs of hope, not 'hijacking' [Letter]

    In Egypt, signs of hope, not 'hijacking' [Letter]
    I have been working in Egypt on various development projects for more than 15 years now and have been present here for seven to eight months in each of the past three years. I have personally witnessed every significant sociopolitical event here over that...
  • Army-Navy rivalry coming to women's lacrosse

    Army-Navy rivalry coming to women's lacrosse
    The Army-Navy rivalry is coming to women's lacrosse. Beginning with the 2016 season, the United States Military Academy will field its first varsity women's lacrosse team. The Black Knights will play in the Patriot League with Navy and Loyola. Just as...