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  • For many in Congress, a first test on issues of war

    Lawmakers' votes this week on whether or not to train and equip Syrian opposition forces in the fight against Islamic State were arguably the most consequential after nearly two years in which Congress is likely to set a new low for productivity. But...
  • Obama's promise about combat troops is a rhetorical dodge

    WASHINGTON -- In Barack Obama's determination to preserve his legacy as the president who got America off a permanent war footing after the 2001 terrorist attacks and the 2003 invasion of Iraq, he is relying on transparent semantics. He has repeatedly...
  • The US goes to war; Congress goes on break.

    The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Thursday, Sept. 18: 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...
  • Congress needs to increase the minimum wage

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Thursday, Sept. 18: A vibrant economy requires consumers who are able to earn enough to provide for their families as well as employers who are able to make a profit. Consider that...
  • U.S. won't stand in way of Venezuela's U.N. Security Council bid

    UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not stand in the way of Venezuela securing a temporary seat on the U.N. Security Council in 2015-16 after Latin American and Caribbean states unanimously endorsed its bid, U.N. diplomats and U....
  • Lawmakers deride Kashkari's call for them to be drug-tested

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari’s proposal Friday to require state legislators and other elected officials to undergo annual drug tests was met with derision from lawmakers. “If the architect of George W. Bush’s Wall...
  • Margaret Carlson: Richard Clarke's formula on confronting ISIS

    Margaret Carlson: Richard Clarke's formula on confronting ISIS
    Remember Richard Clarke, the presidential counterterrorism adviser whose hair was on fire about al-Qaida long before the Sept. 11 attacks and whose warnings of a threat from hijacked planes were ignored by the administration of President George W. Bush?...
  • If only George W. Bush had 'vacillated' on Iraq

    To the editor: Jonah Goldberg is wrong about so many things in his column that rather than a writing a point-by-point rebuttal, I'll employ the Socratic method and ask a few pertinent questions. ("Obama is rushing into war against Islamic State," Op-Ed,...
  • Sept. 14 Letters: John Warner, cell phones

    Will we be safer? With the christening of the John Warner nearly coinciding with the anniversary of 9/11, one cannot help but reflect on the lunacy of it all. When in 2001, the greatest military power on earth (including an $80 billion-a-year...
  • Islamic State video purports to show beheading of UK hostage David Haines

    Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday that purported to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines. Reuters could not immediately verify the footage. But the images were consistent with that of the...
  • Americans express ambivalence over a new Mideast military plunge

    Americans express ambivalence over a new Mideast military plunge
    As the afternoon sun blazed down on the 9/11 Memorial, Derek Cooper weighed another U.S. military plunge into the Middle East. "It's hard to say we shouldn't be the world's police, but at the same time, how would the world be if we weren't?" asked the...