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  • Syrians deserve chance to honor heritage

    I believe that members of Allentown's Syrian community should have the right to symbolically honor their country of birth or heritage by the raising of the Syrian flag at City Hall as they have done for years. I know that the State Department has had...
  • Allentown's concern over flag misguided

    Allentown officials are upset over raising the flag of a terrorist state while our feckless, incompetent commander in chief re-establishes diplomatic relations with Cuba and negotiates a framework nuclear agreement with Iran? Give me a break! Both of...
  • Report: Russians hacked White House computer system

    CNN reported Tuesday that Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the...
  • Obama looks to Cuba shift to win back Latin America at summit

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama left the 2012 Summit of the Americas in Colombia an isolated world leader, berated by his Latin American counterparts over U.S. policies toward Cuba. This time will be different. As Obama prepares to return to the summit...
  • Official: Review of Cuba as terror sponsor in 'final stages'

    White House officials left open the possibility Tuesday that President Obama could recommend Cuba's removal from a list of state sponsors of terror around the time of the Summit of the Americas later this week in Panama. The officials also sought to...
  • The inconvenient truths in Tom Cotton's letter to Iran

    It has been an Iranian tradition since 1979 to end Friday prayers with chants of "Death to America!" In a purely rational world, that would be all one needed to know that Iran is not a reliable negotiating partner. Alas, we do not live in such a world....
  • Japan investigates death threats to U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy

    Japan investigates death threats to U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy
    Japanese police are investigating phone calls threatening to kill U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and another American envoy, authorities said Wednesday. The calls to the U.S. Embassy targeted Kennedy and Alfred Magleby, the U.S. consul general on...
  • The inconvenient truths in Tom Cotton's letter to Iran

    The inconvenient truths in Tom Cotton's letter to Iran
    It has been an Iranian tradition since 1979 to end Friday prayers with chants of “Death to America!” In a purely rational world, that would be all one needed to know that Iran is not a reliable negotiating partner. Alas, we do not live in...
  • Has email dispute hurt Clinton's standing? Not much, new polls indicate

    Has email dispute hurt Clinton's standing? Not much, new polls indicate
    The fight over her use of a private email account while secretary of State may have dominated political news, but it does not appear to have significantly damaged Hillary Rodham Clinton's standing with the public, two new polls have found. A new CNN/ORC...
  • Hillary Clinton and us - a portrait of an abusive relationship

    Hillary Clinton and us - a portrait of an abusive relationship
    Like a suitcase on the world's longest luggage carousel, Hillary Rodham Clinton's all-but-assured presidential candidacy is now drifting back toward us, begging to be claimed whether or not we still want — or even remember — what is packed...
  • Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord emerges over details

    A preliminary agreement that would curtail Iran's nuclear program raised hope around the world that the nation could be prevented from developing nuclear weapons. But just 24 hours after the deal was struck, there appeared to be sharp disagreement over...