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  • McManus: Israel's brinkmanship, America's peril

    Last week, Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, confirmed a no-longer-surprising fact: the Pentagon has sent the White House a menu of options for going to war with Iran. But that doesn't mean the military thinks bombing Iran...
  • European Union lifts sanctions on Myanmar

     
    The European Union is lifting its economic sanctions on Myanmar, also known as Burma, in recognition of the Southeast Asian nation's steps toward political reform, officials announced....
  • Sharp drop in U.S. circumcisions

    Sharp drop in U.S. circumcisions
    Despite a worldwide campaign for circumcision to slow the spread of AIDS, the rate of circumcision among U.S. baby boys appears to be declining. A little-noted presentation by a federal health researcher last month at the International AIDS Conference in...
  • 'Dragon Tattoo's' Scott Rudin vs. David Denby: Who has moral edge?

     
    The pissing match between 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' producer Scott Rudin and New Yorker critic David Denby: Who's in the right?...
  • European Union approves new sanctions against Iran and Syria

     
    The European Union agrees to impose sanctions on 180 Iranian individuals and entities. The action by EU foreign ministers follows the ransacking of the British embassy in Tehran earlier this week....
  • From rags to riches, South Korea hosts forum on international aid

     
    The South Korean port city of Busan is playing host to a three-day forum on global aid strategies....
  • Arab League approves tough sanctions against Syria

     
    The Arab League has voted overwhelmingly to impose punishing sanctions against Syria. The unprecedented move by the Arab League came after the government of President Bashar Assad repeatedly ignored deadlines to accept Arab observers to monitor a peace...
  • Coptic Christians in Egypt may be nostalgic for Hosni Mubarak

     
    Seventeen years ago, on a visit to an Egyptian church, I was surprised to see a portrait of President Hosni Mubarak in the vestibule. I was told that Christians regarded the strongman as a protector. Shortly before our visit there......
  • Campaign 2012: Ron Paul's existential challenge to Washington

     
    The basic question posed by the likes of Republicans Herman Cain, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry is, "Would this person do a better job as president than Barack Obama has?" The basic question posed by Rep. Ron Paul's candidacy is, "Why do we have a federal...
  • Conrad Murray judge: Did witness call drug expert a 'scumbag'?

     
    The judge in the trial of Michael Jackson’s personal physician said Friday that he was considering contempt-of-court charges against a key defense witness for reportedly calling a prosecution expert “a scumbag.” Dr. Paul White, set to...
  • More Paul-itics

     
    An intriguing, calm letter in my in-box to balance out the spittle-flecked, vitriolic response from Ron Paul supporters to a post yesterday: Hello Mr. Zorn! First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to read......