| May 23, 2014
| 8:51 PM
A federal judge reversed an order that had prevented the Pentagon from force-feeding a detainee at Guantanamo Bay, saying she "simply cannot let [him] die."
But in ending her weeklong ban against the force-feeding of Jihad Ahmed Mujstafa Diyab, U.S....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:05 PM
After pro-Russia forces entered Crimea this year, many of my American friends were aghast and worried that the situation might escalate. But in Russia, where I grew up, it’s an alternate universe.
My friends and family are outraged at those who...
| May 1, 2014
Re "Obama's foreign policy goals founder," April 26
It never ceases to amaze me how President Obama is held responsible for events he did not cause and over which he has no control.
He apparently is expected to force Russia to retreat on Ukraine....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:47 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his four codefendants alleged Monday that two FBI agents recently approached a court-appointed member of the defense team in an effort to seek confidential...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:42 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. — The military judge in the Sept. 11 conspiracy case signaled Tuesday he may order FBI agents to describe their secret investigation into whether members of the defense teams for Al Qaeda leader Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and others...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:57 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. — The judge in the Sept. 11 conspiracy case at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, confirmed Thursday that the FBI is investigating apparent wrongdoing by the defense team for suspected mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, a complication that has...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:05 PM
President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared a “year of action” in which he said he will work with lawmakers when he can, but sidestep them to move proposals to help low- and middle-income families share in the economic recovery.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
SCOTT FOUNDAS: They say dogs come to resemble their owners (or vice versa), but if you hang around a film festival long enough, do you start to resemble the movies? That thought crossed my mind on Sundance's final Sunday, when, as I was leaving a...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:51 PM
ARLINGTON, Va. — Dressed in a white T-shirt, the former bodyguard of Osama bin Laden sat at the center of a long table Tuesday in the Guantanamo Bay prison, his beard dark and long, listening to two sides argue his fate.
On one side, his...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:54 AM
One way of measuring a president’s agenda is by what he highlights in his State of the Union address. Another is by noticing what got left out.
President Obama recycled a long list of old but unattained goals in his speech Tuesday: a higher...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The most poignant moment in President Obama's fifth State of the Union address came near the end, when he introduced the Army Ranger severely wounded in Afghanistan sitting in the House gallery, to thundering and heartfelt applause from...