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  • Obama unleashed

    Obama unleashed
    Politicians and presidents of both parties have occasionally suffered from open-mic syndrome, saying something when they thought the microphone was turned off they wished had not been made public. The latest to fall prey to that amplification of the...
  • Romney's Russia remarks and the dangers of dumbing down

    Romney's Russia remarks and the dangers of dumbing down
    Last week, Mitt Romney described Russia as America's "No. 1 geopolitical foe," prompting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to respond: "I think it's somewhat dated to be looking backwards instead of being realistic about where we agree, where we don't...
  • U.S.-backed battery company's sale to Russian tycoon sparks anxiety

    U.S.-backed battery company's sale to Russian tycoon sparks anxiety
    Batteries made in America for America and backed by America. That's how politicians hailed Ener1. The company tapped the country's top scientists at Argonne National Lab in Illinois, and U.S. taxpayers pledged up to $118 million in federal stimulus funds...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • Romney consistent on cabinet cutbacks

    Mitt Romney has been accused of revealing something in a hot-mike moment that perhaps he didn't want to reveal ("Dems: 'What's Mitt hiding?" April 17). I understand the desire on the part of the Democrats and The Sun to catch Mr. Romney in a similar...
  • Pussy Riot and the politics of grrrl punk

    I wonder, as they sit in their separate cells, what songs the three jailed members of Pussy Riot sing to themselves to keep their spirits strong. My vote: “Resist Psychic Death” by the early 1990s punk feminist band Bikini Kill. The verse...
  • News of the Weird: Russians No Longer Consider Beer a 'Soft Drink'

    News of the Weird:  Russians No Longer Consider Beer a 'Soft Drink'
    When she gets to Africa, she has "to worship him," said Elizabeth Osei, part-time first lady of the Akwamu people of eastern Ghana, speaking of her husband Isaac, who is the Akwamu chief. "When I get back, he has to worship me" (because Elizabeth is the...
  • ISRAEL: Poor diplomacy strikes foreign relations

     
    Israel's foreign relations are suffering these days from an outbreak of poor diplomacy. Not necessarily bad; just poor. Foreign Ministry employees say they are just that, poor. Their basic salaries have been devalued by about 40% since last being updated....
  • WEST BANK: Russian president’s visit boosts Palestinian morale

     
    Palestinians received a badly needed morale boost on Tuesday from the leader of a superpower, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. At a time when Palestinian morale was very low with the stalemate in the peace process and a feeling of abandonment......
  • U.S. speedskaters arrive in Moscow on day of bombing

     
    When U.S. speedskating coach Ryan Shimabukuro turned on his cellphone after he and several skaters landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport at 6 p.m. local time Monday, he found several messages asking if they were all right. Shimabukuro, who had flown.......
  • Mascots selected for 2014 Sochi Olympics leave some people cold

     
    The choice for the mascot of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics was left up to popular vote. But the mascots that were ultimately chosen don't seem to be that popular. Three mascots -- a snow leopard, a polar bear and......