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  • 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......
  • Record heat index? You don't want to be there

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:“Capt. Jack” writes: “I saw a heat index of 126 for Iowa… Is that a record? What’s the heat index record high for this part of the country?” According to Wikipedia, a report from Dhahran,...
  • How To Survive Winter With Rear-Wheel Drive

     
    The Christmas travel season is again upon us, and while the weather across much of the nation is expected to be relatively tame for the holiday itself, much of the country has experienced freezing rain, sleet, ice and snow in......
  • What the Persian Gulf states want: Iran kept at bay

    What the Persian Gulf states want: Iran kept at bay
    This week, President Obama will gather kings, emirs and sheiks from the oil-rich monarchies of the Persian Gulf at Camp David for a summit aimed at bolstering the U.S. alliance with their Sunni Muslim government. It's an uncomfortable marriage of...
  • Anti-Muslim bias obvious in Fathima Rifqa Bary case

    Anti-Muslim bias obvious in Fathima Rifqa Bary case
    Fathima Rifqa Bary is playing a familiar role in Florida's latest cultural clash, a symbol who personalizes a much broader conflict. Claiming her Muslim father is going to kill her for converting to Christianity, Rifqa fled her Ohio home and was taken in...
  • Libya's only a part of Mideast equation

    Libya's only a part of Mideast equation
    The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe. But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
  • Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year

    Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year
    Al Qaeda is having a very bad year. And from the terrorists' standpoint, the death of Osama bin Laden isn't even the worst of it. The biggest potential blow is the spread of democratic politics in the Arab world. If it succeeds, Al Qaeda will be...
  • Fighting mosques in the name of freedom

    Fighting mosques in the name of freedom
    Last year, a Muslim congregation in Murfreesboro, Tenn., a pleasant college town of about 110,000 people southeast of Nashville, decided that the time had come to build a proper mosque. For 20 years or more, the town's roughly 250 Muslim families had met...