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  • Frederick Co. welcomes G-8 summit move to Camp David

    Frederick County officials welcomed news Tuesday that President Barack Obama will host this year's G-8 summit at Camp David. They also acknowledged the potential for protests of the sort that have accompanied past gatherings of the leaders of the Group...
  • Social networks as a grass-roots approach to Mideast peace

    The Quartet for Middle East peace met in Washington last week, and after the meeting a senior U.S. administration official said, "there are still gaps [between the Israelis and Palestinians]," and "more work needs to be done." A new path to peace and...
  • The Sun falls for Palestinian spin

    The Sun reports ("Bid for statehood may end; Possible deal delays U.N. debate, retains aid to Palestinians," September 21) that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "decided to approach the U.N. this year [for statehood recognition] because of...
  • Joe Biden: President Obama's loyal pet

    Joe Biden: President Obama's loyal pet
    "I wish [critics of the administration's jobs bill] had some notion of what it was like to be on the other side of a gun, or [to have] a 200-pound man standing over you, telling you to submit [to rape]." -- Vice President Joe Biden, Oct. 18, University of...
  • The King Of Talk Talks Candidly On PIX11 News CloseUp

    The King Of Talk Talks Candidly On PIX11 News CloseUp
    It's almost a year since "Larry King Live" signed off CNN as the longest-running interview show. Larry King had been at the helm for 25 years and CNN estimates he interviewed over 50,000 guests. On this Sunday's "PIX 11 Newscloseup," King gets to sit on...
  • Madeleine Albright's brooches tell a story at Bowers Museum

     Madeleine Albright's brooches tell a story at Bowers Museum
    It's hard to fathom that Saddam Hussein inspired a fashion trend. But he did for Madeleine Albright, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and secretary of State under President Clinton. It was after the first Gulf War, after she criticized Hussein...
  • Criticisms of Israel ignore the facts

    Op-ed contributor G. Jefferson Price III ("For Israel, it's different this time," Nov. 20) alleges that "Israeli leaders have consistently obstructed and resisted arrangements that would have brought a dignified peace to the region." As in 2000 and...
  • Israeli President Shimon Peres visits DreamWorks

    Israeli President Shimon Peres visits DreamWorks
    Israeli President Shimon Peres is concluding a U.S. visit with a four-day stop in Southern California, where he will meet with entertainment executives and Jewish community leaders. Other participants will include Michael Oren,Israel'sambassador to the...
  • WEST BANK: Onetime Fatah strongman Dahlan struggling to get out of a quagmire

     
    Former Fatah strongman Muhammad Dahlan, once a confidant and close ally of Palestinian President and Fatah chairman Mahmoud Abbas, recently found himself in deep trouble when he apparently had decided to test Abbas’ muscle. In the end, he found himself....
  • WEST BANK: Palestinians not allowed to show solidarity with Egyptians

     
    For the mainstream Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and its archrival the Islamist Hamas, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since June 2007, the turmoil in Egypt is a source of concern. In the West Bank, the pro-West Palestinian......
  • Empty Spaces Theatre Co. presents ‘My Name is Rachel Corrie’

     
    Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old American killed in 2003 by the Israeli military in the Gaza Strip, is a martyr to some, a hopeless idealist to others. John DiDonna, artistic director of Orlando’s Empty Spaces Theatre Co., hopes Corrie is a catalyst for...