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  • How big an Army do we need?

    Almost every time this country finishes a major war, we cut the Army appropriately — and then we cut too much. After World War II, we demobilized massively, but then went too far. The result in 1950 was Task Force Smith, the first U.S. Army ground...
  • The trouble with political dynasties

    Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced this week that she was giving up her campaign to unseat an incumbent U.S. senator in her father's home state of Wyoming. Her campaign had angered many as she had sauntered from her...
  • 10 things you might not know about clout

    10 things you might not know about clout
    Call it "sway" or "pull" or "juice" or "clout" — we're talking about power or influence, often of a political nature. Clout may have made one of its frequent Chicago appearances recently when Metra CEO Alex Clifford got a lucrative buyout deal...
  • 'Phony' scandals

    In light of Sun media critic David Zurawik's absolute assurance that President George W. Bush and Vice President Richard Cheney lied about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, I'm sure his next commentary will excoriate President Obama...
  • Richard Dreyfuss: A lesson in civics, and civility

    Richard Dreyfuss: A lesson in civics, and civility
    Richard Dreyfuss has a lot on his mind. And he's more than willing to share. Among his talking points: the beleaguered state of civics education and filmmaking today — most roles in new films are "stupid," he believes — studying at Oxford,...
  • Review: "The President's Gatekeepers"

    Discovery Channel is so all over the place these days -- oscillating between classy nature documentaries and demo-pandering reality shows like "Porter Ridge" -- one hesitates to quibble about the flaws in what's intended to be a serious examination of U....
  • Unlike Iraq, Syria decision will be fact-based

    Unlike Iraq, Syria decision will be fact-based
    Gail Householder seems quite irritated at David Zurawik asserting that George W. Bush and Richard Cheney lied and made up Iraq mass destruction weapons ("'Phony' scandals Aug 28). I must praise him for being correct and as smart as Secretary of State...
  • NAACP leader holds historic meeting with Ku Klux Klan rep

    NAACP leader holds historic meeting with Ku Klux Klan rep
    (Reuters) - The head of a Wyoming office of the NAACP is defending talks with a Ku Klux Klan activist, the first known meeting between the oldest civil rights group in the United States and a branch of the white supremacist network. Jimmy Simmons,...
  • 9/11 anniversary TV programming 2013

     
    This Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that devastated America. Once again, there are several notable new and returning documentaries, specials and movies on TV recalling those events and their impact on our...
  • Hillary supports the Syria attack

    Hillary supports the Syria attack
    The showdown with Syria has taken a toll on President Obama's standing with the electorate. Only 40 percent approve of his handling of foreign affairs -- the lowest number ever for him. But the political fallout of the crisis goes beyond the incumbent....
  • The Ambrosetti Forum: Economic brainstorming, Italian-style

    It’s been a hangout of intellectuals and politicians for about 450 years, and for the last 40, the gorgeous Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Italy has been the place where other politicians and intellectuals, joined by the modern-day aristocrats...