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  • Sun's understanding of Middle East muddled, too

    Regarding the editorial on turmoil in the Middle East ("Muddled Middle East," April 22), The Sun neglected a few things. For instance, it is the Palestinian Authority's Mahmoud Abbas who is "digging in his heels" against talks. The Palestinians are the...
  • Muddled Mideast history

    Your editorial "Muddled Middle East" (April 22) gave your newspaper's general muddled opinion that every problem in the Middle East is Israel's fault and could be resolved by Israel giving away land and resources to the Palestinians — who have never...
  • Around Town: Yossi Klein Halevi comes to town

    Around Town: Yossi Klein Halevi comes to town
    Last week, New Republic contributing editor, Yossi Klein Halevi, came to town. I was surprised to see other La Cañadans in the crowd when Halevi spoke at Valley Beth Shalom synagogue in Encino, but on further reflection, my reaction was misplaced. La...
  • Talking with foes: 'Fundamental shift'

     
    by Josh Drobnyk Sen. Barack Obama's proposal to talk with the leaders of Iran and North Korea without preconditions has been met with harsh criticism from President Bush and Sen. John McCain in recent days. But the idea has the......
  • Rachael Ray, jihadist sympathizer?

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Dunkin Donuts has removed an online advertisement featuring Rachael Ray following complaints that it showed the television personality wearing a black and white scarf that resembled a keffiyeh - a garment described by commentator...
  • Bush's biggest hope: 'Come up short'

     
    by Mark Silva Dan Bartlett, former counselor to President Bush and a longtime advisor, allows that one of the things that Bush regrets most about his time in Washington was his inability to "change the tone'' here. "We've obviously come......
  • Was Obama right to accept the Nobel Peace Prize?

     
    Chalk this award up as a nakedly political statement, wishful thinking that the president's actions will align with words or some other kind of naivete, but the Norwegian Nobel Committee had its reasons....
  • Now, Obama wins Motor Trend Car of Year Award

     
    The Nobel Peace Prize was first. What other premature awards are enroute for the Democratic chief executive?...
  • Sarah Palin down, but not out: Gallup

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin isn't looking so good lately - not in the eyes of most Americans surveyed. The public's favorability rating for the former governor of Alaska stands at 40 percent, according to the Gallup Poll, today registering......
  • WEST BANK: Abbas tells Israelis peace more important than settlements

     
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on Israelis to choose peace over settlements, urging them not to waste this opportunity. “To the Israeli people I say: Making peace is more important than settlements,” said Abbas as...
  • WEST BANK: Abbas still waiting for U.S. answers on Israeli settlements

     
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday took the opportunity of laying the cornerstone for the new presidential headquarters just north of the West Bank city of Ramallah to tell the world that he was still waiting for U.S. answers......