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GUEST EDITORIAL: Bush, Obama showed foresight in Pacific

GUEST EDITORIAL: Bush, Obama showed foresight in Pacific

Unless you are preternaturally geographically attuned, you are probably unaware that Baker, Jarvis and Howland islands, Johnston and Palmyra atolls and Kingman Reef are part of the United States — territories actually.

July 01, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. national security surveillance and price of security

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. national security surveillance and price of security

The U.S. government is working to restrain intelligence agencies, and Americans should applaud. On March 25, major proposals were announced. The Obama administration seeks to end government bulk collection of phone records by the super-secret National Security Agency and require court approv…

March 29, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Intelligence controversy draws attention to South Korea

GUEST COMMENTARY: Intelligence controversy draws attention to South Korea

South Korea is dealing with growing controversy concerning efforts by intelligence operatives to influence domestic politics. Agents of the National Intelligence Service have admitted to secret work to elect President Park Geun-hye. The Cyberwarfare Command of the South Korea Army has been a…

March 22, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo superintendent's pay package called too high

VALPARAISO | Should the next superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools get more in salary and benefits than a member of the U.S. Cabinet or the directors of the CIA and the FBI?

March 21, 2014 7:02 pm
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March 19, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: National security surveillance and price of security

GUEST COMMENTARY: National security surveillance and price of security

James Clapper, director of national intelligence, took a hard line on Oct. 29 in testimony before the Intelligence Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He argued that alarm over electronic monitoring of foreign leaders and vast numbers of citizens is misplaced.

November 09, 2013 11:45 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Buck stops squarely in Oval Office

BRIAN HOWEY: Buck stops squarely in Oval Office

Mr. President, the buck stops with you.

May 19, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: The ordeal of David Petraeus and us

GUEST COMMENTARY: The ordeal of David Petraeus and us

Just-resigned CIA head David Petraeus occupies a crucial crossroads. This does not refer to the global media glare now seeking to dissect every aspect of his private life, in excruciating detail.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Cuban missile crisis lessons continue

GUEST COMMENTARY: Cuban missile crisis lessons continue

October is the scary month, and not just because of Halloween. Exactly one-half century ago, the Cuban Missile Crisis during Oct. 22-28 dominated global news as Washington and Moscow sparred right on the edge of thermonuclear war.

October 24, 2012 5:41 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Thank God for the end of our Iraq lie

BRIAN HOWEY: Thank God for the end of our Iraq lie

President Barack Obama announced recently that U.S. troops will be leaving Iraq by year's end.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Ten years later, it's time to bring them home

MARK KIESLING: Ten years later, it's time to bring them home

If somehow we could realize the British and the Soviets -- then among the most powerful nations in the world -- could not bring rag-tag Afghan rebels to their knees, then why are we there?

September 11, 2011 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: The world just changed in seismic ways

BRIAN HOWEY: The world just changed in seismic ways

The Navy SEALS' killing of Osama bin Laden comes at a fascinating seam in American politics and governance, as well as a particularly sensitive one in Indiana.

May 08, 2011 12:00 am
Obama: Bin Laden's death a 'good day' for America

Obama: Bin Laden's death a 'good day' for America

WASHINGTON | Declaring the killing of Osama bin Laden "a good day for America," President Barack Obama said Monday the world was safer without the al-Qaida terrorist and mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. His administration used DNA testing to help confirm that American forces in Paki…

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Investigation: U.S. missed warnings on terrorist suspect

CHICAGO | A recent investigation of the relationship between government authorities and former Chicago drug dealer and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration informant David C. Headley -- a central figure in the plotting of the 2008 attacks in Mumbai -- has found that intelligence agencies dep…

November 14, 2010 12:00 am
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