| Jan 7, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Whether Chuck Hagel and John Brennan are the ideal men to lead the Pentagon and CIA remains to be seen. We need the exercise of a through vetting in Senate confirmation hearings, and certainly an examination of the nominees' past statements and actions is...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Now that Chuck Hagel has been nominated by President Obama as defense secretary, his record is sure to be intensely scrutinized -- even more than it was when he was a senator. His past remarks on Israel and a gay man have already triggered some criticism....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:45 AM
As I read your recent article "Iran reaps gains of war in Iraq" (April 1), my mind swiftly swept back to Oct. 22, 2011, when The Sun published another report under the headline "Obama: Troops out of Iraq by Dec. 31."
I still have my copy of that edition...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:12 PM
When retired Master Sgt. Sheryl A. Webb left the U.S. Army in 1997, she was scarcely aware of services that U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals offered specifically for women.
That was well before women became the fastest growing demographic group...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:39 AM
Last December, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta declared the end of the war in Iraq. Whether there will be an end to repercussions from that war remains to be seen.
One such repercussion involves a wounded photojournalist named Sarah and her reporter...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Are you better off than you were four years ago?
That question, first raised by Ronald Reagan in a landmark 1980 debate with Jimmy Carter, is getting a second tour of duty these days courtesy of Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans. That's not...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Eleven years after the fateful events of Sept. 11, 2001, Americans still pause to remember the tragedy that befell the nation that day. In the days and weeks after the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil in history, Americans came together in shock, grief...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In his speech accepting the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama neatly transformed the hope and change of 2008 that centered on him into a voter-centered hope and change for 2012.
"So you see, the election four...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Titillation over David Petraeus and political posturing over Susan Rice aside, here is the most important unasked question: Why did we foster regime change in Libya and Egypt that gave the Muslim Brotherhood control in the latter and produced a gaggle...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Just how many subplots swirled about in tonight's season premiere? I think I lost count at 32.
While it's always good to meet new characters (like Vampire Authority rep Nora, who gives off a distinct Rachel Weisz vibe) and see others get extended time...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 7:21 PM
Monday night brought a new class of sequin- and tuxedo-clad famous faces to the dance floor with the season premiere of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."
Like in seasons past, there will be a fair share of flexed feet, rhythmic hiccups and overblown...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 2:20 PM
They were arrested, slammed to the ground and choked last weekend. But protesters opposed to a federal judge's ruling that bans dancing inside the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in D.C. aren't backing down.
Led by Russia Today host Adam Kokesh (an Iraq war...