| Feb 3, 2012
| 8:19 AM
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:...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Nobody wishes for peace more than a veteran. As someone who deployed to a combat zone and knows what it's like to endure deep pangs of family separation and be awoken at 3:30 a.m. because there's a large group outside your post who is trying to kill you,...
| Feb 4, 2012
One of several casualties of the vitriolic name-calling between Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich is what to do about Iran.
In interviews, Mr. Romney has spoken about tougher sanctions, but it's been difficult to consider...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The threat of an Israeli strike against Iran'snuclear facilities ratcheted up a notch last week when Israel'sdefense minister, Ehud Barak, issued new warnings that time was running out to stop Tehran's drive to build a bomb. If Israel waits much longer,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Larry Smith's letter regarding U.S. foreign policy ("Nuclear threat keeps U.S. troops overseas," Feb. 7) reflects, perhaps, a "wishful remembrance" in its stating that "if Saddam Hussein had allowed inspectors full access to Iraq, we never would have gone...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:47 AM
When you think of sweater vest wearing, church going, Rick Santorum, the last image that comes to mind is thrashing heavy metal. Whether Santorum is a closet fan, head banging in his Virginia home's basement to "Symphony of Destruction" is unknown, but...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Stroll with Lynn Abercrombie through her clapboard house on the West River and check out the alabaster mask from Yemen, the head-to-toe woman's cloak from Afghanistan, the smoking implements from Egypt and the shrunken head from Ecuador. You'll see...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:21 AM
For many years, Iran has threatened to "wipe Israel off the map," even as it gets closer and closer to developing nuclear weapons that could enable it to follow through on its threat. However, the question now is whether this is the optimum time for...
| Jul 24, 2011
Retired Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, who became the first foreign-born chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and guided military and humanitarian efforts in the post-Cold War era of the 1990s, has died. He was 75.
Shalikashvili died Saturday...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Saddam Hussein’s son Uday (Dominic Cooper) is such a giver: He generously invites/kidnaps underage girls back to his home, and he forces guests at his birthday party to strip down so, uh, they can be a little cooler. For many...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:35 PM
Col. Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year misrule of the oil-rich African nation of Libya appears finally to be nearing an end. The rebels' surprisingly swift advance into the capital, Tripoli, over the weekend brought large parts of the government's last...