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  • Jury to begin deliberating fate of Bin Laden's son-in-law

    Jury to begin deliberating fate of Bin Laden's son-in-law
    NEW YORK - Jurors on Tuesday begin deliberating the fate of a former Al Qaeda spokesman portrayed by lawyers as either a hardened terrorist buoyed by the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or an innocent cleric accidentally drawn into Osama bin Laden's orbit....
  • U.S. must win back trust on intelligence gathering, Obama says

    U.S. must win back trust on intelligence gathering, Obama says
    WASHINGTON -- Saying that U.S. intelligence agencies have to "win back the trust, not just of governments but more importantly of ordinary citizens," President Obama confirmed that he will propose to Congress that the National Security Agency no longer...
  • Robert B. Reich: The new tribalism and the decline of the nation-state

    We are witnessing a reversion to tribalism around the world, away from nation-states. The same pattern can be seen even in America -- especially in American politics. Before the rise of the nation-state between the 18th and 20th centuries, the world...
  • Op-Ed: It takes citizens to make a city

    Personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute presented in court on the validity of the transfers to the General Fund. Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa's op-ed of March 22, “Glendale’s City Charter is clear,” is itself a...
  • Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted of conspiring to kill Americans

    NEW YORK -- In a quick decision, a jury convicted Osama bin Laden's son-in-law of conspiring to kill Americans in his role as the angry voice of Al Qaeda after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Sulaiman abu Ghaith, 48, faces life in prison when he...
  • What do Washington and the West now want?

    Here again in the Ukrainian affair we see the Manichean habits of mind of the Cold War, still the most powerful precedent in the last 50 years of American and Western political history and policy studies. Among commentators and officials the tendency...
  • Syrian opposition fails to win country's Arab League seat

    BEIRUT -- Syria’s main opposition political group was rebuffed Wednesday by the Arab League, which denied the group's request to occupy Syria’s seat in the 22-member body. The organization recognized the Syrian National Coalition as the...
  • Egypt's Field Marshal Sisi quits military, will run for presidency

    Egypt's Field Marshal Sisi quits military, will run for presidency
    CAIRO -- Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi stepped down Wednesday as Egypt's defense minister and declared his candidacy for president. Appearing on nationwide television for what he said would be the last time in military uniform, Sisi called for...
  • Egypt's leader Abdel Fattah Sisi announces candidacy for president

    Egypt's leader Abdel Fattah Sisi announces candidacy for president
    CAIRO — Like an Arabian fable, it was the candidacy of a thousand and one hints. After months of carefully choreographed suggestions that he would seek the presidency, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi, the man who toppled Egypt's first...
  • Yee's arrest another blow against Democrats' hold on Senate

    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Leland Yee, a child psychologist and veteran lawmaker, was a visible member of the Capitol's Democratic majority who most recently has done much of his work out of the spotlight. He focused on issues involving mental...
  • Massaging of critical data undermines our society

    Transparency and truth are the fuels that run sophisticated civilizations. Without them, the state grinds to a halt. Lack of trust -- not barbarians on the frontier, global warming or cooling, or even epidemics -- doomed civilizations of the past, from...