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  • A misguided effort against Islamic State

    A misguided effort against Islamic State
    Since President Obama asked Congress in February for a new Authorization for Use of Military Force against Islamic State, the proposal has been under attack by hawkish members of Congress. “My goal is to do no harm to the war effort,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said recently. “The harm is to embrace a strategy with no chance of success.”
  • Senator criticizes CIA training of Syrian rebels as 'incredibly slow'

    Senator criticizes CIA training of Syrian rebels as 'incredibly slow'
    WASHINGTON – The ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee denounced the CIA’s year-old program to provide military training to moderate Syrian rebels, saying it was “incredibly, incredibly slow” and had so far...

    McManus: Inching closer to entanglement in Syria

    McManus: Inching closer to entanglement in Syria
    The White House finally made it official last week: Yes, the civil war in Syria is a slippery slope, and yes, we're on it. Nobody in the Obama administration actually used those words, of course. But if you paid attention to what officials said, it...

    Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill

    Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill
    When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home. And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...

    'Killing Them Softly' review: A crime saga with personality plus

    'Killing Them Softly' review: A crime saga with personality plus
    ***1/2 (out of four) “Killing Them Softly,” writer-director Andrew Dominik’s follow-up to 2007’s vastly under-seen “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” does include traditional criminal...