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  • Gadhafi's arsenal: Still dangerous

    Gadhafi's arsenal: Still dangerous
    Even as Libya's rebels prepare to attack the last remaining strongholds of former dictator Muammar Gadhafi, disturbing reports have surfaced of widespread looting at weapons caches abandoned by his retreating forces. The regime's stockpiles included...
  • September 11: Ten years later, a different world

    Maybe it was the graphic-novel clarity of the images, the perfect geometry of the World Trade Center towers against the flat blue sky, the orange fireballs that blossomed from the puncture wounds. Or perhaps it was the cascading of horrors, a plane...
  • Demands of war take toll on troops, families

    Demands of war take toll on troops, families
    Lucas Wallek was toiling at the family farm in Alice, Texas, when he decided to enlist in the Marine Corps, partly out of patriotism, partly from a desire to leave the familiar terrain of sagebrush and oil fields. Through two tours of duty in Iraq,...
  • Teaching students about 9/11 presents challenges

    Teaching students about 9/11 presents challenges
    It's third period at Lawrence Middle School in Chatsworth, and social studies teacher Brent Smiley has exactly 50 minutes to cover 9/11. He asks for memories; few of the eighth-graders have any since they were just 2 or 3 years old when the terrorists...
  • Teaching The Meaning Of 9/11

    Teaching The Meaning Of 9/11
    Crafting lessons about the 9/11 attacks has evolved over the years from the days of dealing with shock and horror to understanding the day as a historic turning point. The class is solemn as the recording plays: Brian Sweeney, a passenger on United...
  • Book review: Dick Cheney's 'In My Time'

    Book review: Dick Cheney's 'In My Time'
    In the 1990s military courtroom drama "A Few Good Men," Marine Col. Nathan Jessup, as played by Jack Nicholson, faces down an inquisitor who challenges the measures Jessup believed were justified to protect the nation's security. "You want the truth,"...
  • In defense of honoring civilians killed in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Letter writer Michael Richardson of Perry Hall promises not to buy The Sun as long as Jean Marbella and Dan Rodricks write for the paper ("Tired of unfair attacks on Republicans couched in 9/11 remembrance," Sept. 13). He is mad that Mr. Rodrick's...
  • Crow delivers perfect folksy bluegrass

    Crow delivers perfect folksy bluegrass
    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,...
  • 5/31/2012-Assad's Neck Size

    5/31/2012-Assad's Neck Size
    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...
  • 7/20/2012-Too Close To Home

    7/20/2012-Too Close To Home
    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...
  • Omar Suleiman dies at 76; former head of Egyptian intelligence

    Omar Suleiman dies at 76; former head of Egyptian intelligence
    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...