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  • City Lights: Teaching and learning from a Libyan friend

    I imagine she would still look the same. My flatmate was in her early 20s when I saw her last, and less than a decade has passed since then. When I see crowd photos of the uprising in Libya, I scan the faces to check for hers — smiling or yelling...
  • Dick Cheney, always wrong

    He said Saddam Hussein had "reconstituted nuclear weapons."  He said Saddam was working with al-Qaida. He predicted U.S. troops occupying Iraq would be "greeted as liberators." Six months in to the occupation, after things went bad, he said there was...
  • Dick Cheney misremembers the Iraq war

    Dick Cheney misremembers the Iraq war
    In his new memoir, Dick Cheney presents himself as someone who understood that the 9/11 attacks changed the world. Those attacks, he says, made it clear: "We had to do everything possible to be sure they (the terrorists) never got their hands on weapons...
  • When thinking of Wasserman Schultz, Allen West says he "needs a bucket"

    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,...
  • Sarkis Soghanalian dies at 82; international weapons dealer

    Sarkis Soghanalian dies at 82; international weapons dealer
    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,...
  • Assassination is better than a trial?

    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...
  • Time to leave Iraq

    Time to leave Iraq
    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...
  • Goldberg: American imperialism? Please

    Goldberg: American imperialism? Please
    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...
  • Is U.S. really leaving Iraq?

    Is U.S. really leaving Iraq?
    "After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over." With his Oct. 21 statement on our withdrawal of troops from Iraq by year-end, President Barack Obama is keeping his promise to the American people for complete withdrawal of U.S. troops and...
  • Farrakhan condemns killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi

    Farrakhan condemns killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi
    Controversial Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan condemned the killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Tuesday, warning that America and other western powers will soon face severe consequences for their support of the uprising that led to...
  • Ignoring climate change science isn't smart

    Richard Haddad's anti-science screed ("Get past alarmism on global warming," Oct. 26) reminds me uncannily of the previous White House's readiness to disregard well-grounded warnings from their political opponents, as when Bush administration officials...