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  • EU declares Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organization

    EU declares Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organization
    BEIRUT—The European Union on Monday declared the military wing of Hezbollah a terrorist organization, dealing a political blow to the powerful Lebanese group. The EU’s 28 members made the decision to put Hezbollah on its terror list at their...
  • 'The Wet and the Dry' is a nuanced cocktail of a book

    "He who makes a beast of himself," Samuel Johnson famously observed, "gets rid of the pain of being a man." His subject is, of course, inebriation and the way that, in the derangement of the senses, we might escape, however briefly, what Lawrence...
  • 'Strike Back' review: Still a blast in Season 3

    'Strike Back' review: Still a blast in Season 3
    Get a good look at the hard-charging soldiers of "Strike Back" (9 p.m. Aug. 9, Cinemax; 3.5 stars out of 4) enjoying some much-earned R&R early in the new season. It doesn't last long. Counterterrorism operatives Sgt. Michael Stonebridge (Philip...
  • Death toll from car bombing in Hezbollah's Beirut stronghold at least 14

    Death toll from car bombing in Hezbollah's Beirut stronghold at least 14
    BEIRUT — A deadly explosion Thursday in a densely populated district of southern Beirut, a stronghold of the Hezbollah group, fanned new fears of violent fallout in Lebanon from the ongoing war in neighboring Syria. Initial news service reports...
  • Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to avenge attacks against followers

    Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to avenge attacks against followers
    BEIRUT — The leader of Hezbollah on Friday vowed that its fighters would retaliate against “terrorists” who have detonated car bombs and launched other attacks against neighborhoods and individuals allied with the Lebanese Islamist...
  • Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques

    Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques
    BEIRUT -- The toll from a pair of explosions outside two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday has risen to at least 29 with hundreds wounded, authorities said. The explosions appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks that...
  • Syria's lost generation: Number of refugee children reaches 1 million

    The number of Syrian children forced to flee their country has reached 1 million, according to United Nations figures, another grim milestone in a war that has claimed more than 100,000 lives. U.N. officials say the conflict, now in its third year,...
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  • The risk of taking on Syria

    The risk of taking on Syria
    So the U.S. launches a military strike. Then what? As the Obama administration and the U.S. military plot military action against Syria, they should be spending just as much time — and arguably more — considering what happens next. Once...
  • Local surgeon helps in Syria, where health care system is overwhelmed

    Local surgeon helps in Syria, where health care system is overwhelmed
    Dr. Adam Kushner agreed to go to Syria last month to help in any way he was needed. And when the Baltimore surgeon got there, the work was waiting for him. In the hours before he arrived at a small hospital in the northern province of Aleppo, a nearby...
  • Congress and the power to declare war

    Congress and the power to declare war
    As Congress considers authorizing punitive strikes against Syria, it can say yes, it can say no, but it better say something or it will forfeit its claim to war powers. Most of the time since the passage of the 1973 War Powers Act, Congress has...