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  • Drop the 'two-war' plan

    Drop the 'two-war' plan
    As defense strategists at the Pentagon carry out their review of how to make roughly $400 billion in cuts over 10 years, and Congress considers the possibility of reductions twice as large as required by the supercommittee's failure to reach agreement,...
  • U.S. brings Iraq war to an end

    U.S. brings Iraq war to an end
    Flying over Iraq this week, Maryland National Guard Col. David W. Carey surveyed miles and miles of emptiness. Where 500 U.S. bases once housed as many as 170,000 troops, the American military footprint had shrunk to two bases and 4,000 soldiers —...
  • Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist

    Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist
    Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high temperature around 49 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 36 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic issues. FROM LAST NIGHT... Teen boy killed when...
  • Rodricks provides the most thoughtful commentary on 9/11

    On the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, I watched the Ground Zero commemoration ceremony — or all of it that NBC was willing to show us — I read the Baltimore Sun, and I watched President Barack Obama's speech at the...
  • Iraq's WMD were a mirage, despite claims to the contrary

    There is no dispute that Iraq used chemical weapons against its own people in the 1980s and in the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, when Saddam Hussein was most threatened with regime change. But has letter writer Michael DeCicco, who accused The Sun...
  • Did Saddam have WMDs before the U.S. invasion in 2003?

    Paul Schlitz's letter about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction contained so many factual errors that it requires correction ("Iraq's WMD were a mirage, despite claims to the contrary," Dec. 30). First, in my letter I never suggested that The...
  • Explain again why we invaded Iraq?

    After two letters in attempt to justify himself and the invasion of Iraq ("Iraq's chemical weapons stocks were well documented," Dec. 28, and "Did Saddam have WMDs before the U.S. invasion in 2003?" Jan. 2) I still can't figure out what Michael DeCicco is...
  • Lessons learned in Iraq, Rwanda

    Letter writer Paul R. Schlitz Jr. can't seem to grasp the fact that an acknowledgment of Iraq's potential to harbor weapons of mass destruction doesn't necessarily indicate current agreement with the decision to invade, nor does it require someone to...
  • Commentary: We must invest in engineering, defense

    America avoided one catastrophe this summer when Congress raised the debt ceiling and averted the first default in U.S. history. But another calamity is waiting in the wings. The failure of the budget "supercommittee" puts in motion a trillion dollars...
  • Rep. Dent target of Occupy protest in Utah

    Rep. Dent target of Occupy protest in Utah
    Lehigh Valley's U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent is getting some attention across the country this weekend, where an Occupy group and an anti-capitalism student group will protest his Enemy Expatriation Act at a courthouse in Utah.  From the Salt Lake Tribune:...