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  • The Palestinian Catch-22

    Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinians face a Catch-22. As the Sun's editorial, "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) points out, a unity government between Mr. Abbas' Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza is a necessary precondition to...
  • Hamas will never accede to peace with Israel

    The Sun editorial "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) is a triumph of wishful thinking over analysis. Its self-contradictions and omissions include: •Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "would have to exercise the kind of statesmanship that has...
  • Don't blame Israel for the failure of talks with the Palestinians

    Regarding Andrew C. Mills' letter on Israel and Iran, he is correct thatIsrael's long-term security can be achieved only with a comprehensive settlement with the Palestinians ("Israel's future hinges on compromise, not attacks," Feb. 11). An attack on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The UN: Dictators-R-Us

    The UN: Dictators-R-Us
    This week, world leaders will gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly. As usual, the spotlight will be on some of the world’s biggest tyrants who will be given the key speaking positions. Iranian dictator Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will...
  • 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...
  • '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93

    '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93
    NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93. Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...
  • Mike Wallace Dies At 93; '60 Minutes' Pioneer

    Mike Wallace Dies At 93; '60 Minutes' Pioneer
    Mike Wallace, who pioneered and then dominated the probing and enduringly popular hallmark TV magazine series "60 Minutes," died Saturday night, CBS announced. He was 93. Wallace, who had triple heart bypass surgery in early 2008, died in New Haven,...
  • 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...
  • PASSINGS

    Stanley Middleton English novelist Stanley Middleton, 89, a prolific novelist who shared the prestigious Booker Prize in 1974, has died of cancer, his family said. Middleton died in Nottingham in central England on July 25, a week short of his 90th...