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GUEST COMMENTARY: Iraq’s disintegration expands Iran’s influence, challenges U.S.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Iraq’s disintegration expands Iran’s influence, challenges U.S.

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.

June 28, 2014 12:00 am
John Kerry

John Kerry

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June 24, 2014 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

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November 27, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

November 16, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. fiscal follies reverberate in Asia

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. fiscal follies reverberate in Asia

The United States may have averted a debt default, and ended the federal government shutdown, but costly political reverberations continue. The experience of Democratic and Republican leaders frozen in unmoving partisan positions has been unnerving, abroad and at home.

October 26, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

September 09, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Korean developments underscore democracy’s strength

GUEST COMMENTARY: Korean developments underscore democracy’s strength

The fresh air of freedom is pervasive in South Korea. A visit to Seoul provides direct dramatic impressions of the strength and confidence of this remarkable people. The capital city of the nation is only fifty miles from the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), within range of North Korean artillery a…

August 29, 2013 9:39 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Poison gas accusations greatly raise stakes in Syria

GUEST COMMENTARY: Poison gas accusations greatly raise stakes in Syria

The brutal continuing civil war in Syria now includes allegations that there has been use of poison gas by the Assad regime. Gas employed in war presents an especially horrifying specter, which in turn risks raising the stakes for both sides.

May 25, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Droning on about unmanned aircraft

DOUG ROSS: Droning on about unmanned aircraft

Remember the George Gershwin tune, "Someone to Watch Over Me"? Start working on a techno version.

May 17, 2013 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: North Korea’s leader substitutes tantrums for policy

"A real and clear danger," is how U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel described North Korea on Wednesday. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and South Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se have held a joint press conference in Washington to emphasize military and security partnership.

April 06, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Wisconsin recall election has regional, national significance

GUEST COMMENTARY: Wisconsin recall election has regional, national significance

The election defeat of the effort to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is significant for national politics, in particular the Midwest. Democratic nominee Tom Barrett, Milwaukee's mayor, faced Walker in a replay of their 2010 election contest.

June 09, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama's Wisconsin emphasis reflects national political strategy

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama's Wisconsin emphasis reflects national political strategy

"Manufacturing is coming back," declared President Barack Obama at a Master Lock plant in Milwaukee, Wis. Actually, the U.S. remains one of the principal manufacturing powers on the planet, but this trip was designed to help win November elections, not provide an economics lecture.

February 17, 2012 2:54 pm
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