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  • U.S. Foreign Aid Must Have Strings Attached

    Sequestration is not the best time to be doling out foreign aid, surely the most unpopular item in the federal budget. Especially when the recipient is President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt. Morsi is intent on getting the release of Omar Abdel-Rahman (the...
  • Rep. Castor pushes for closer relations with Cuba

        Florida Congresswoman Kathy Castor returned from a weekend trip to Cuba convinced the United States should encourage its recent economic reforms and consider normalized relations.  “I’ll be communicating with President Obama and...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Mitt Romney says reducing spending a 'moral responsibility'

    Mitt Romney says reducing spending a 'moral responsibility'
    Portraying himself as a frugal turnaround expert who helped launch the Staples office supply chain, Mitt Romney told a New Hampshire audience Thursday night that he was uniquely qualified to whittle down the nation’s budget deficit and improve...
  • Book reviews: Going 'off the grid' — what it means and what it takes and why

    Book reviews: Going 'off the grid' — what it means and what it takes and why
    It's all Thoreau's fault. In the whirring, churning American imagination, that vast and lovely virtual world — fed by books and stories — with territory one can still "light out" for, Thoreau is the guy who showed it was possible to get off...
  • Obama sees 'moment of opportunity' in Middle East

    President Obama on Thursday called out American friends in the Middle East for their treatment of peaceful protesters, naming Bahrain and Yemen along with Syria as states he said must yield to the aspirations of their people. While explicitly stating...
  • Fatima Bhutto's love-hate affair with her native Pakistan

    Fatima Bhutto's love-hate affair with her native Pakistan
    Fatima Bhutto wrote her book because she wanted to remember her father. She wanted to remember his silly nicknames, his joke about putting a disco ball in her redecorated bedroom, and how he told her she was too young for lipstick. She wanted the 14...
  • In this Sunday's Books: 'Death to the Dictator!' by Afsaneh Moqadam

    In this Sunday's Books: 'Death to the Dictator!' by Afsaneh Moqadam
    Death to the Dictator! A Young Man Casts a Vote in Iran's 2009 Election and Pays a Devastating Price Afsaneh Moqadam Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 150 pp., $22 After a botched election last year decried as fraudulent by the opposition,...
  • Book review: 'Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis — Suez and the Brink of War' by David A. Nichols

    Book review: 'Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis — Suez and the Brink of War' by David A. Nichols
    Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis — Suez and the Brink of War. David A. Nichols Simon & Schuster: 346 pp., $28 As the Middle East has trembled in recent weeks, the Obama administration has struggled for a coherent and forceful...
  • A UConn Men's Basketball-NCAA Time Line

    April 1999: The UConn men's basketball team wins the national title for the first time, defeating Duke in the championship game. Josh Nochimson, whom coach Jim Calhoun would later thank in his book "Dare To Dream," is on the bench as a student manager....
  • McManus: A deal with the Khartoum devil?

    How do you deal with a genocidal dictator who says he wants to reform? For more than a decade, Sudan has been the quintessential pariah state. Its armed forces carried out a campaign of genocide in Darfur, killing more than 300,000; its president, Omar...