With the deadline for reaching a bilateral security agreement with the Afghan government weeks away and Karzai refusing to relax his recalcitrant stance, the United States must find another way of getting approval to ensure a continued foreign troop presence after most forces pull out in 2014.
Lamenting about "civilian deaths" is an oversimplified argument for a Pakistani, just as "hunting down terrorists" is for an American. This oversimplified narrative is a gift of politicians from both countries, who seem to have taken an oath to tell the half-truth.
In a public appearance in Baltimore on Thursday, National Security Agency director Keith Alexander forcefully defended surveillance methods that have come under scrutiny this year but acknowledged that some of them may need adjustments.
Col. Erland A. Tillman, a decorated career Army officer and noted civil engineer who helped design the Maryland Transit Administration's Metro subway from Owings Mills into downtown Baltimore, died of complications from heart failure Sept. 6 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
A white grave marker in the Baltimore National Cemetery is all that remains of Edwin Nash Broyles Jr., a Navy fighter pilot, who lost his life in the waning hours of the Korean War that ended sixty years ago tomorrow.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Marine Corps Gen. John Allen, the former commander of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan whose nomination to lead NATO was delayed last year while investigators probed his e-mails to a Florida socialite, has retired from the military.
Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90.
WASHINGTON -- Human rights legislation crafted by Sen. Ben Cardin and targeted at abuses in Russia sailed through the U.S. Senate on a bipartisan vote Thursday and is headed for President Obama's signature.
A controversial human rights bill targeted at Russia that was crafted by Sen. Ben Cardin is set to win congressional approval Wednesday despite a diplomatic brouhaha that has left the White House queasy and the Kremlin outraged.
At the Naval Academy, Gen. John R. Allen is remembered as a standout midshipman, an award-winning teacher and a transformative commandant who worked to usher in a new era of civility and sensitivity at the training ground for future Navy and Marine Corps officers.
Muslim leaders in Maryland joined their counterparts nationwide Wednesday in condemning the attacks. Killed in Benghazi were Ambassador John Christopher Stevens, who owned a home in Chevy Chase, and three others.
A Navy SEAL from Maryland who was killed when a U.S. military helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents in southern Afghanistan will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin assumed the role of Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground senior enlisted leader during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center July 17