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  • SEALs, not Obama, deserve credit for bin Laden death

    After all the publicity and with President Barack Obama posturing about the key role that he played in the demise of Osama bin Laden, it was gratifying to see an op-ed describing the real heroes of the operation ("Bin Laden victory lap went too far,"...
  • Republicans can't abide the fact that Obama got bin Laden, and they didn't

    In response to a recent letter-writer claiming that the Navy SEALs, rather than President Obama, deserve the credit for killing Osama bin Laden, there are few sadder things than watching Republicans try to play down the facts ("SEALs, not Obama, deserve...
  • The far right will say anything to discredit President Obama

    Contrary to the views expressed by a recent letter in The Sun, President Obama absolutely deserves credit for ridding the world of Osama bin Laden ("SEALs, not Obama, deserve credit for bin Laden death," March 9). To criticize President Obama for...
  • If it weren't for Obama, bin Laden would still be alive

    I find it amazing that people really don't understand the death of Osama bin Laden and that a reader of your paper could write that President Barack Obama shouldn't get credit for it ("SEALs, not Obama, deserve credit for bin Laden death," May 9). No one...
  • Lesson from Norway: All ethnic groups are susceptible to lure of terrorism.

    Norwegian terrorism suspect Anders Behring Breivik may have attained what he hoped for — worldwide notoriety. The young man has shaken Norway to its roots and out of its complacency. Apparently, for a whole decade, he functioned as a one-man sleeper...
  • Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work

    Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work
    Five weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden publicly commanded his foot-soldiers to ramp up the violence against American civilians. But five weeks before his death, he privately instructed his lieutenants to refrain from killing any civilians....
  • Path out of nation's financial morass: Cut spending while closing tax loopholes for the wealthy

    The federal government's contortions in reaching an agreement to curb spiraling national debt are a reflection of the deep political divide within the electorate, not just among politicians ("House raises debt ceiling," Aug 2). But one thing is clear to...
  • Afghans hate us? Let's withdraw

    There has been widespread fury in Afghanistan and parts of neighboring Pakistan over the burning of the Quran at the Bagram Air Base. Several U.S. and NATO servicemen have been killed by angry Afghans, and violent demonstrations continue days after the...
  • From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo

    From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo
    A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
  • Two on terrorist watch list stopped in Laurel in 2011

    Two individuals on a federal terrorist watch list were stopped in a vehicle by Laurel police at some point in 2011, then allowed to leave based on directives from officials at the federal Department of Homeland Security, according to Laurel police and...
  • Liberals must stand with the president

    Liberals must stand with the president
    Every week on the lecture trail, I meet progressives who are demoralized and/or infuriated by Barack Obama's performance as president. They insist that they will not work for him again or even vote for him. Many have signed petitions saying as much....
  • Cutting Pentagon budget weakens our national security

    Dan Rodricks proposes to cut defense spending almost by half, but says he also wants our troops to have the technology they need. ("Austerity measures must apply to the Pentagon, too" Aug. 11). Like so many advocates of reckless defense cuts, he...