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  • Iraq redux: Around the country a chorus of troubled voices

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's lethal return to Iraq will test a public resolve depleted by the past decade of war. Interviews, instant polling and the social media fire hose following the U.S. airstrikes Friday revealed deep ambivalence in a...
  • Obama on Iraq: 'This is going to be a long-term' project'

    President Barack Obama said Saturday that the United States has been successful in destroying arms and equipment in Iraq through a series of targeted airstrikes that began Friday. "We have to make sure ISIL (Islamic militants) not engaging in actions...
  • Al-Maliki says he'll step down in Iraq, easing fears of violent transition

    BAGHDAD Bowing to calls for his resignation from Iraq's most revered cleric and his own political party, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Thursday backed off his threat to fight the nomination of his successor and announced that he would step down from...
  • Stop 'vacation-shaming' Obama

    Sitting on a deck chair on the family-friendly boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach, Del., typing into my digital tablet, I am wondering why people are giving President Barack Obama such a hard time for taking a vacation. I can understand why citizens would be...
  • Ex-U.S. SEC chair named to serve on Wall Street regulatory board

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Elisse Walter, a former regulator who twice served as head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, was appointed on Thursday to serve as a public governor to the board of Wall Street's self-funded regulator. The Financial...
  • Prepare for a long war against the Islamic State

    The hawks (including me) were wrong about a lot, but some got one thing right. It's going to be a long war. In the early days after 9/11 there was a lot of talk about a "clash of civilizations" and a long "existential struggle" facing the West. I once...
  • How Hillary Clinton will fail liberals

     How Hillary Clinton will fail liberals
    Hillary Clinton has obvious attractions for liberals. She offers a solid chance of extending Democratic occupancy of the White House for four or eight years. She would realize the dream of a female president. She would appoint justices to stop the...
  • The faith-based slippery slope

    To the editor: The problem is that nothing in President Obama's executive order prohibiting anti-gay discrimination by federal contractors (including religious organizations) can bar a church from denying membership to gays. ("Religious rights and gay...
  • Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80

    Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80
    James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, has died at age 80, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy...
  • Why you need a vacation

    Why you need a vacation
    Just before he flew off to Martha's Vineyard for a two-week vacation, President Barack Obama fielded some questions about the U.S. military campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq. We imagine that he also had Syria (rebels besieged in Aleppo),...
  • Foley Declares Victory, Looks Ahead To Malloy Battle In The Fall

     Foley Declares Victory, Looks Ahead To Malloy Battle In The Fall
    Greenwich business executive Tom Foley roared to victory Tuesday night in a low-turnout Republican gubernatorial primary, setting up a potentially contentious rematch with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this fall that polls show will start off as a dead heat....