| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:30 PM
Whether they're just saying it for political gain or from bad advice, the current crop of GOP presidential candidates are wrong to criticize plans to pull out of Iraq by the end of the year, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) said this week.
| Nov 11, 2011
| 1:38 PM
By now, of course, the key details of former national security adviser and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's "No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington" have already made it to public view. Among them: She clashed over policy with Vice...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:07 PM
In the past 10 days, analogies have been made linking Joe Paterno to Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein and the Devil.
Who's next, bin Laden?
We have seen a witch hunt, and Paterno, the man who in large part made Penn State a national university, has been...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow performed at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa Wednesday evening, treating a near-sold out crowd to 80 minutes in folk-rock heaven.
Opening act Honey Honey — a cross between KT Tunstall, the Civil Wars,...
| May 30, 2012
| 1:28 PM
I think it's only a matter of time before Assad meets the same fate as Saddam Hussein, if not from his own people then by the system of international justice. He can't possibly escape it. The world is a different place than it was when former Ugandan...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Of course I take the side of the rebels, the people Bashar Assad has called terrorists. Now that people in Assad's inner circle have strapped bombs to their chest, can the war last much longer before he's vaporized?
Assad has a weird head and neck. His...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:56 PM
CAIRO — Omar Suleiman, Egypt's former spymaster and a confidant of deposed leader Hosni Mubarak, died Thursday in a U.S. hospital, months after his unsuccessful presidential bid to restore the old guard to power after a national revolution, state...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 6:00 AM
For op-ed writer Robert O. Freedman, it's not a question of if Israel is to launch an attack on Iran, but when ("Is reelection driving Obama's Israel policy?" March 7).
I am tired of the hawks' view that every Middle Eastern episode of tension can be...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:28 AM
No idea in American society is more pervasive than the notion that we all owe a debt of gratitude to the young men and women who have volunteered to fight our foreign wars. This nearly universal belief flows from a sense of collective guilt that the...
| Jul 15, 2011
The best and worst part of summer movie season is the cyclone of new releases coming at me faster than I can say “one, please.” Nonetheless, I can't help but be excited about every one. Without further ado, here is a photo gallery of the top 5...
| Jul 18, 2011
Barack Obama broke international law by killing Osama Bin Laden instead of capturing him, says a Spanish lawyer...