| Oct 25, 2011
| 10:49 AM
"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...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:14 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
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...
| 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...