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Meet Fulbright Scholar at local League meeting

HAMMOND | Fulbright Scholar Rukhsana Hasan, director of Gender Studies at Fatima Jinna Women's University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, will be speaking on women's rights in relationship to voting in Pakistan at Thursday's meeting of  the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Afghanistan insurgent attacks underscore high stakes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Afghanistan insurgent attacks underscore high stakes

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…

June 29, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Election in Pakistan reverberates

GUEST COMMENTARY: Election in Pakistan reverberates

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.

May 18, 2013 12:00 am
Ind. pastor preaches online to Pakistan audience

Ind. pastor preaches online to Pakistan audience

LAFAYETTE | Before the news broke locally in March, Carlton Potts was well aware of the religious conflict in Lahore, Pakistan. The Lafayette pastor preaches via Skype every week to a Christian congregation in that same town.

April 06, 2013 9:00 pm
DOUG ROSS: Where's the exit sign in Afghanistan?

DOUG ROSS: Where's the exit sign in Afghanistan?

As President Barack Obama prepares his State of the Union address, to be delivered tonight, and as Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels prepares his Republican rebuttal -- a clear sign we are a nation divided, not united -- there's one topic they must not forget: Afghanistan.

January 24, 2012 12:00 am
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

With bin Laden killed, let's bring out troops home

I recently read of the diplomatic problem with Pakistan over the death of Osama bin Laden. After a great deal of cogitation, I have come up with a rather simple solution to this monumental dilemma. Bring all the troops home from Afghanistan, and stop sending money to Pakistan. No money. No t…

June 02, 2011 12:00 am

Pakistan needs U.S. to warn it to stop fooling around

Charles Krauthammer recently said on Fox News, "Pakistan, not Afghanistan, is the prize."

May 26, 2011 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Immigration reform opens door to Hispanic votes

DOUG ROSS: Immigration reform opens door to Hispanic votes

President Barack Obama has made some bold moves -- and like them or not, they're bold -- that might have ramifications in Indiana next year.

May 13, 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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