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  • New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday. NATO...
  • Gary Olson: American people must demand that U.S. end torture

    Gary Olson: American people must demand that U.S. end torture
    Last August, our Nobel Peace Prize laureate, President Barack Obama, admitted that "we tortured some folks," but then added, this is "not who we are." At best, his statement was a half-truth. First, it's not "some" folks but massive numbers over a...
  • Rep. Charlie Dent: Congress poised to work together in 2015

    Rep. Charlie Dent: Congress poised to work together in 2015
    As we close the book on the year and prepare for the opening of the 114th Congress, I am cautiously optimistic. I believe that 2015 holds the potential to be a great year for America, in terms of a better economy, more jobs and increased security —...
  • To end Palestinian incitement, first define it

    To end Palestinian incitement, first define it
    (JTA) — A former Clinton administration envoy has let the cat out of the bag on the issue of Palestinian incitement, putting him squarely at odds with Secretary of State John Kerry. Shibley Telhami was one of the Clinton administration's...
  • Oak Parkers vote to reject international trade agreement

    Oak Parkers vote to reject international trade agreement
    Oak Park residents voted in favor of a nonbinding referendum proposal that calls upon village government to reject an international trade agreement because of concerns about how the negotiations are taking place. With all precincts reporting, 73.5...
  • Stew over European food names complicates trade talks

     Stew over European food names complicates trade talks
    As Europe and the United States pursue a lofty vision of a free trade pact that removes tariffs and eases regulatory burdens, it's not just disputes over automobile safety and digital privacy that are creating tensions. It is wine and cheese. And the...
  • DP Buzz: Torture report

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea

    Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea
    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in the Crimean peninsula, which it seized from Ukraine in March, a top Russian official said Monday. “Crimea was not a non-nuclear zone in an international law sense but was part of Ukraine, a state...
  • As China visits Chicago, good signs for free trade

    As China visits Chicago, good signs for free trade
    Top officials from the U.S. and China are in Chicago this week to work on a treaty that would greatly encourage investment in both nations by expanding financial protections for foreign investors. Let's hope Chicago's environs charm them into securing a...
  • Pa. farmers stand to gain as U.S. expands trade with Cuba

    Pa. farmers stand to gain as U.S. expands trade with Cuba
    WASHINGTON — In the spring of 2004, state Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff and a delegation of Pennsylvania business officials headed to Cuba, aiming to make some connections. At the end of the five-day trip, they brought back contracts to...
  • Ruling party's losses could chill Taiwan's relations with Beijing

    Ruling party's losses could chill Taiwan's relations with Beijing
    Steep losses for Taiwan’s pro-China ruling Nationalist Party in local elections last weekend have set off a chain of resignations as the party and central government retrench for the 2016 presidential race, possibly cooling relations with the...