| 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...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Updated below with response from Wasserman Schultz' spokesman.
Congressman Allen West is once again going after Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz with unusually strong language.
During a radio talk show interview in Houston on Monday,...
| Oct 12, 2011
Sarkis Soghanalian, an international weapons broker who was nicknamed "The Merchant of Death" for selling arms to dictators on behalf of the United States, died Oct. 5 at a hospital in Hialeah, Fla. He was 82.
The cause was heart failure, said his son,...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 10:30 AM
I am shocked by your editorial stating the death of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi at the hands of the rebels who deposed him was the best possible outcome and that "had he been captured alive, the nation's fledgling leaders would have been forced to...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:01 PM
President Barack Obama's announcement Friday that American troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the year was greeted with jeers in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail from Republicans who said the U.S. was ignominiously bowing to...
| Oct 25, 2011
And so it ends. The United States is leaving Iraq.
I'm solidly in the camp that sees this as a strategic blunder. Iraqi democracy is fragile and Iran's desire to undermine it is strong. Also, announcing our withdrawal is a weird way to respond to a...