The U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that 2012 losses because of personal identity theft totaled $24.7 billion. The money losses from identity theft pale in comparison with the costs of paperwork, time and inconvenience imposed on the larger society in an effort…
The Middle East, always in turmoil, may have been upended in fundamental strategic terms by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, referred to generally by the shorthand label ISIS. The movement seemingly has emerged from nowhere, at least in terms of general public awareness and media attention.
We should remember Staff Sgt. Richard Blakley of Plainfield. And Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Smith of Anderson, Spec. Gregory Paul Sanders of Hobart and Sgt. Craig A. Boling of Elkhart.
A prominent and powerful man is embarrassed when private comments made behind closed doors are leaked to the media, causing a storm of criticism. There are calls for his removal by people who find his remarks utterly unacceptable and contemptible.
The Israeli-Arab Palestinian peace talks are unraveling and on the verge of collapse.
Ambitious U.S. senators have suddenly emerged to try to derail the fragile interim nuclear agreement with Iran.
President Barack Obama’s notorious – and likely ill-considered – “red line” comment has forced us into debating a military attack in yet another Middle East country. It appears the purpose of the attack is, first and foremost, to defend the president’s own credibility. An attack may have oth…
The images we saw last week are grotesque, disturbing, heartbreaking and might be just a preview of things to come.
"I speak … in a spirit of hope," said President John F. Kennedy, beginning a policy address to the nation on July 26, 1963. He went on to describe a major breakthrough in the Cold War. The new Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union would prohibit nuclear explosions in the atmosphere.
Iran and North Korea have as much right and as much reason to have nuclear weapons and long-range missiles as every other nation. It is a deterrent to aggression from the larger nations -- the United States, China, Russia and the others.
Last week, as my family sat around our Thanksgiving meal, we spoke about the normal things; how the week had gone at work and at school. Later, after progressing through national elections, our conversation led to international issues, in particular, Iran’s economy and political problems res…
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, has received the "Friend of Israel" award from the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana and the Israel Bonds Committee.
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