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  • Jon Stewart criticizes Obama's no-show in Paris

    Jon Stewart criticizes Obama's no-show in Paris
    On Monday's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart had just one thing to say about the lack of high-level American officials at the giant unity rally held in Paris on Sunday: "Je suis to be kidding me." The rally, which has been described as the largest public...
  • Silencing the satirists

    Silencing the satirists
    The attack on the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris today aimed not just to silence a particularly noisy and outspoken critic of Islamic extremism but to intimidate people everywhere who value the right to freely express their...
  • Obama's inexcusable snub of our oldest ally

    Obama's inexcusable snub of our oldest ally
    In Paris on Sunday, the United States really led from behind — so far behind that President Barack Obama and other important U.S. officials stayed stateside as 40 other world leaders joined about 1.5 million Frenchmen in a stirring riposte to...
  • France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices

    France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices
    Heavily armed soldiers patrolled a Jewish neighborhood and the base of the Eiffel Tower on Monday as France began the deployment of more than 10,000 troops on home soil and authorities said they believed that accomplices of the militants who launched twin...
  • America's absence at Paris rally a mistake

    I wonder how the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo might lampoon President Barack Obama for not attending Sunday's massive march in Paris, an event that drew as many as 1.5 million people and more than 40 heads of state in a show of unity against...
  • Ukraine peace summit scratched after diplomacy fails to break impasse

    Ukraine peace summit scratched after diplomacy fails to break impasse
    The foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine failed to make progress at a meeting in Berlin on Monday night with their counterparts from France and Germany, prompting cancellation of a four-party peace summit that had been planned for Thursday in...
  • White House admits higher-level officials should have gone to Paris

    White House admits higher-level officials should have gone to Paris
    The White House acknowledged Monday that it blundered in not sending a prominent administration official to Sunday’s giant rally in Paris in support of free speech, making a rare admission of a mistake but offering little insight into how it...
  • Je suis désolée: White House apologies for absence at anti-terror rally in Paris

    In a rare admission of error, the White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror rally in Paris. While leaders from Europe, the Middle East and...
  • Marking fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev warns the West

    Marking fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev warns the West
    Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday had strong words for the United States  and its allies over growing tension between Moscow and the West, a development he believes has put the world “on the brink of a new Cold War.” Speaking at a symposium in...
  • Chicago est Paris

    Chicago est Paris
    On Friday came another dizzying blur of images from Paris under siege: Heavily armed and armored police kill two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre when the terrorist brothers emerge from a printing-plant hideout, guns blazing. Separately, two...
  • As Paris attack shows, freedom's often messy but worth defending

     As Paris attack shows, freedom's often messy but worth defending
    There are many profound inscriptions on the lobby walls of the Chicago Tribune, from great poets, philosophers, justices, each celebrating liberty and the mind of Western man. But with the news out of Paris that Islamic terrorists killed at least a...