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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Obama's blundering has handed Assad a huge victory

    Obama's blundering has handed Assad a huge victory
    Chemical weapons are evil, but you could also say they're a curse. They have a talismanic power to bend and distort U.S. foreign policy. You can ask George W. Bush or Barack Obama. In 2003, then-Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz gave a lengthy...
  • 'Homeland' returns steeped in D.C. dystopia

    'Homeland' returns steeped in D.C. dystopia
    It is hard to imagine any city in the nation being more reviled by Americans these days than Washington. The standoff last week among the White House, Senate and House of Representatives as the clock wound down on the country’s ability to pay its...
  • Former Gilman chaplain pushes beyond religious tolerance

    Former Gilman chaplain pushes beyond religious tolerance
    How could Christians who persecuted Jews preach love but practice hate? The question, asked by a Gilman School student, stumped Christopher Leighton when he was chaplain there for 10 years in the 1980s and '90s. Frustrated by complex questions about...
  • Talking to the Taliban

    Talking to the Taliban
    After 12 years of fighting, the Taliban in Afghanistan have announced they are ready to talk peace with the United States. The Taliban opened a political office in Qatar. The talks will take place there, but without the Afghan government, which is...
  • What it will take to get the GOP on board with immigration reform

    What it will take to get the GOP on board with immigration reform
    Attempting to narrow America's immigration debate down to an easily understood set of issues is no easy task. But that's why The Sun pays me the big bucks. So, with no further caveats, I offer comprehensive immigration reform in 800 words, more or less....
  • For Carroll County students, lesson of 9/11 is summer enrichment

    For Carroll County students, lesson of 9/11 is summer enrichment
    Vivienne Sharp is too young to carry with her vivid memories of Sept. 11, 2001, but she had a solemn reaction as she walked in the rain last week amid the long benches of the Pentagon's memorial to those who died that day. "It is a beautiful piece of...
  • Why did the U.S. go to bat for Morsi?

    Why did the U.S. go to bat for Morsi?
    Mohamed Morsi holds a singular distinction. While president of Egypt, he was the world's only democratically elected leader to motivate more than 20 million of his people, one-quarter of the population, to sign a petition calling for his ouster....
  • Racial profiling provision of immigration bill scrutinized

    Racial profiling provision of immigration bill scrutinized
    A coalition of civil liberties and immigrant-rights advocates led by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland wants to strengthen a provision in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling. The 867-page,...
  • Snooping, past and present

    Snooping, past and present
    For us aging Vietnam War protesters, the secret domestic surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden, a young former CIA contractor, is like a bad flashback. In 1968, Lyndon Johnson demanded that something be done to curb the demonstrations that were...
  • O'Malley touts state economy in address on middle class

    O'Malley touts state economy in address on middle class
    WASHINGTON -- Gov. Martin O'Malley used an address at the Center for American Progress on Thursday to argue that Maryland has become a national model for growing the middle class and suggested that most states led by Republican governors "only made things...
  • So much for messianic leadership

    So much for messianic leadership
    Although there's still a great deal to be learned about the scandals and controversies swirling around the White House like so many ominous dorsal fins in the surf, the nature of President Barack Obama's bind is becoming clear. The best defenses of his...
  • What does the tea party say after Okla. tornadoes?

    What does the tea party say after Okla. tornadoes?
    I ask the tea party, as it campaigns for extreme cuts in government services, would it cut the National Weather Service? If it had been cut, who would have let the people in Oklahoma know that they needed to get into shelters to be safe from tornadoes?...