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  • What ever happened to Michael J.R. Kirby?

    What ever happened to Michael J.R. Kirby?
    There are many places in the Chicago area where a child can learn to ice skate today: ice arenas, the park district, even backyard rinks. But a few decades ago, ice skating was reserved for the most privileged of people who could afford to pay for ice...
  • Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears

    Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears
    We may be the world's only remaining superpower, but we've been a secondary factor in the wave of change sweeping the Arab world. Tunisia held its revolution without American help, unless you count Facebook and Twitter. In Egypt, President Obama probably...
  • McManus: Change in Saudi Arabia

    McManus: Change in Saudi Arabia
    Women in Saudi Arabia won a small but promising victory this year. No, they aren't being allowed to drive; that's still forbidden. Most of the time, they still can't work, travel or even open bank accounts without the approval of a male guardian. But they...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Taken in by 'Gay Girl'

    Jonah Goldberg: Taken in by 'Gay Girl'
    I'd barely followed "A Gay Girl In Damascus" until last week, when Daily Beast columnist Peter Beinart posted something to Twitter: "This is really important — this woman is a hero," with a link to a story about Amina Abdallah Arraf, a Syrian...
  • USOC lifted the bar for Muslim woman

    USOC lifted the bar for Muslim woman
    Next week at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in South Korea, a computer engineer from Atlanta will take another step she hopes could lead to the 2012 London Olympics. That Kulsoom Abdullah has gotten this far is nothing short of a miracle, given...
  • McManus: A Gingrich presidency?

    McManus: A Gingrich presidency?
    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that if Mitt Romney won the South Carolina primary, the Republican presidential race would be over and he would be the nominee. But Romney didn't win, and that means it's time to consider the unthinkable: What would life...
  • Iran and nuclear proliferation, cont.

    In my Sunday column, I explained why we shouldn't expect a nuclear arms race in the Middle East if Iran manages to acquire the bomb. History indicates proliferation is rare, because most states facing nuclear enemies see no need to match their arsenals....
  • Unifying Syrian Opposition Key

    The Syrian opposition took a big step forward this month by forming a broad political coalition that includes local activists who started the revolution. But the opposition's military command is still a mess, and until it's fixed, jihadist extremists will...
  • U.S.-Iran Deal Offers Opportunity, Peril

    For a weakened but still ambitious President Obama, the biggest foreign-policy opportunity and danger of his presidency rolls into New York next week with the arrival of Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani. The Iranians have been signaling through various...
  • Good Strides In Middle East, But We're Not There Yet

    President Barack Obama is approaching one of those moments when a big turn in foreign policy is possible. People can debate whether it's the equivalent of the opening to China or the end of the Cold War, but there's no doubt that this is a time of...
  • Turning away from the Mideast

    Two years ago, when the Arab Spring was in bloom, President Obama declared that promoting democracy in the Middle East would be "a top priority" for the United States. "We know that our own future is bound to this region by the forces of economics and...