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The images we saw last week are grotesque, disturbing, heartbreaking and might be just a preview of things to come.
On June 25, Afghanistan insurgents detonated a car bomb and fought security forces in front of the presidential palace. The area is the most heavily guarded in the country. Penetrating the enormous security apparatus is a major success, but spectacular attacks of various types are nothing ne…
Pakistan’s National Assembly elections on May 11 provided a significant victory to Nawaz Sharif and his Pakistan Muslim League-N. Despite violence, turnout was approximately 60 percent. A peaceful power transition to this opposition party means progress from the nation’s history of military coups.
On March 22, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel reached out the hand of peace by telephoning Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey to apologize. Often belligerent "Bibi" Netanyahu was making amends for the notorious incident in 2010, when Israeli armed forces boarded a Turkish shi…
WASHINGTON | Richard Lugar takes a seat at a well-worn circular conference table. In an office filled with shiny, new fixtures, it's a notable relic from his 36-year career in the Senate.
Cambodia, scene of the killing fields of genocide less than four decades ago, has just hosted the seventh East Asia Summit, which brought together leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, plus Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and the U.S. The summit concluded Tuesday, on a…
VALPARAISO | As ridership on the ChicaGo Dash continues to hover near 100 people a day in each direction, Planning and Transit Director Tyler Kent said he hopes to add a fourth bus soon.
“The military-industrial complex,” was the theme of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s farewell address as he completed two terms in the White House, sustaining remarkably strong public support throughout that tenure. At the time, the speech was largely ignored by reporters and professors, who generally…
With the official start of summer only a week away, and sunny and 70s forecast for the weekend, it is the perfect time to leave the NATO conference behind and enjoy the big beach life.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.
As the United States watches events in Libya unfold rapidly, the Obama administration must weigh carefully how to assist the Libyan people in forming a new government in a post-Gadhafi era.
Sooner or later — and we prefer sooner — the nation must retool its defense priorities, strategies and spending for 21st century threats. Military spending must not be forgotten in the zeal to cut the federal budget.
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