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  • Joe Biden: 'Two-state solution' for D.C.

     
    by Mark Silva Vice President Joe Biden, who has served under eight presidents, for more than three decades in the U.S. Senate and now with the president, concedes that he has no expectation of achieving the sort of bipartisanship that......
  • Clinton's Iranian warning, for sanctions

     
    by Mark Silva There's a reason that Secretary of State Hillary Clnton, traveling in the Middle East this week, is warning that Iran is bcoming a "military dictatorship.'' The warning, Clnton says, may solidify support for international sanctions against...
  • Sanctioning Iran: Nuclear ambitions

     
    by Mark Silva The White House made it clear today that it believes that the United Nations will deliver new sanctions against Iran this spring for its apparent pursuit of nuclear weaponry. Chinese President Hu Jintao signalled his support for......
  • May, we remember, here in The Swamp

     
    by Mark Silva May we remember. It was May 1, 2006, when our good friend and erstwhile teammate Frank James, who forever will deserve credit as the father of The Swamp, posted in these e-pages on the Whte House Correspondents'......
  • Could Afghanistan Become a 'Saudi Arabia' for EVs?

     
    The Pentagon and the government of Afghanistan are trumpeting the discovery of vast, untapped mineral deposits that could provide an economic backbone for the impoverished, war-torn country. Dry salt lakes in western Afghanistan may also be home to one...
  • Why Is Gas So Expensive?

     
    Gas prices hit the $4-per-gallon mark in Southern California and Chicago this weekend, and the national average price for a gallon regular unleaded breached the $3.50 mark, according to AAA. Prices for 2011 were already supposed to be some of......
  • Spooky coincidences abound as a Weisenberg Township man reveals his background

    There was an eerie moment during last Friday night's bicycle races at the velodrome in Trexlertown, when a familiar figure said he wanted to fetch something from his car, and returned with a set of nuts and bolts strung like a necklace on a wire. Darrel...
  • How do you "make" democracy?

    Barring the increasingly influential Isolationist/Tea Party wing of the American electorate, opinion is and always has been that the United States is the messenger of democracy to a world that usually hasn't earned it and probably doesn't deserve it. The...
  • Iran Overplays Its Hand, Creates Instability

    With the sudden rise of the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a little-noted aspect is that Gen. Qassem Suleimani, the supposed strategic genius of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, has blundered disastrously. By overreaching in Iraq and...
  • A scary science mystery: What happened to the ocean's plastic trash?

    Today's science mystery comes courtesy of researchers from Australia, Spain and Saudi Arabia, who have been traveling the seven seas tracking ocean-borne human refuse, much of it plastic. According to their report in Proceedings of the National Academy of...
  • ISIS -- is it too extreme to survive?

    Just how terrifying is the Sunni Muslim extremist group that's taken over a huge swath of territory in northern Iraq? Here are some clues: After seizing Iraq's second-largest city, the group, known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS,...