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  • Speak Out

    Bigots I agree wholeheartedly with the well-articulated "racist statements" in response to the bigoted remarks in "WELFARE." Sadly, "Speak Out" all too often chooses submissions that showcase the narrow-minded haters and bigots among us. Much of what I...
  • Newly renovated White House Visitor Center reopens

    For visitors to Washington who want to take a tour of the White House but did not get the necessary clearance from their congressional office or embassy, there is now another option — the newly renovated White House Visitor Center.       The...
  • U.S. militarism won't eradicate 'traces of evil'

    Barack Obama's central dilemma last week, when he tried to sell a new war to the American public on the eve of the 13th anniversary of 9/11, was to speak convincingly about the wisdom and effectiveness of U.S. foreign policy over the last decade-plus...
  • The U.S. goes to war. Congress goes on break.

    The U.S. goes to war. Congress goes on break.
    Members of a fractious Congress apparently have reached bipartisan consensus on one key issue: They won't risk even debating a broad measure to authorize President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State until after the Nov. 4 election....
  • Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq

    Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq
    President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested combat troops could be deployed against Islamic State...
  • Senators assail Obama plans to fight Islamic State in Syria and Iraq

    WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday tore apart the Obama administration's strategy to fight the Islamic State, expressing skepticism about the scope, duration and partners involved in what Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged would be a "multi-...
  • Obama could deploy U.S. military advisers to forward positions in Iraq: White House

    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Barack Obama would consider requests to "forward deploy" U.S. military advisers with Iraqi troops "on a case-by-case basis" if they are needed, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Wednesday. "They would...
  • Air strikes not enough to destroy Islamic State: U.S. general

    WIESBADEN Germany (Reuters) - Air strikes alone will not be enough to destroy Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, and Baghdad will need training to rebuild ground forces capable of "going after them and rooting them out," the U.S. Army Chief of...
  • Obama reiterates that U.S. forces have no 'combat mission' in Iraq

    Emphasizing the American military’s unrivaled expertise, President Obama thanked service members Wednesday and repeated that U.S. forces taking on the Islamic State militant group would not serve in combat, a day after his top general repeatedly...
  • Neocons turned Iraq into terrorist training ground

    Dick Cheney and his fellow neoconservatives misled us into a mismanaged war in Iraq where they were wrong on everything. This includes their reasons for the war, how long it would last and the sectarian violence it would unleash. They turned Iraq into the...
  • House approves Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels, but doubts linger

    Despite deep reluctance from lawmakers, the House on Wednesday approved President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, with the Senate expected to give final passage Thursday. But while the 273-156 vote was...