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  • LEBANON: Wikileaks reveals cable saying defense minister gave Israel invasion advice [Updated]

     
    Lebanon's Defense Minister Elias Murr told Americans the army would stay out of the way if Israel tried to wipe out Hezbollah, according to a secret March 2008 conversation revealed in a diplomatic cable revealed by WikiLeaks. [Updated at 7:53......
  • Obama's predictable surprise troop visit to Afghanistan: What's behind it and what he said

     
    $4.7 million: What's inside and behind Obama's unannounced brief trip to the Afghanistan war zone....
  • Civil War buffs hold their fire

    Civil War buffs hold their fire
    Note to all the Civil War reenactors out there who like to run around shooting old guns: The second-annual Civil War Day planned for Saturday in Parkton might not be for you. Redeemer Lutheran Church is putting on the free event from noon to 6:30 p.m. to...
  • SNCF: Upfront and apologetic about our Holocaust role

     
    In its Nov. 20 editorial "Echoes of the Holocaust," The Times raised questions concerning the sincerity of the French national railway's apology for its World War II role in the Holocaust. The railway, known as SNCF, hopes to win a......
  • ISRAEL: Carmel fire is finally under control

     
    The massive aerial offensive is over. The efforts of dozens of assorted aircraft that flew hundreds of sorties in three days were crowned by two round trips of the gigantic Evergreen supertanker that finished off the job, the peak of......
  • ISRAEL: Concern over Latin American recognition of Palestinian state

     
    First came Brazil. In a public letter addressed to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas last week, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said his country "recognizes a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders." The statement came in response...
  • George Clooney lobbies for attention to situation in Sudan [video]

     
    After a recent visit to Sudan, George Clooney has released a video to raise awareness of the situation in Africa's largest nation in terms of area, in the hopes of heading off a civil war. "We were late to the......
  • Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega dubbed 'Chavez Mini-Me' in leaked U.S. cables

     
    The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, has received almost $1 billion in aid from President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela -- sometimes in "suitcases full of cash" sent from Caracas -- a relationship that prompted a U.S. diplomat to dub Ortega a "Chavez...
  • Colombia's Alvaro Uribe reached out to rebels, rebels to the U.S., cables show

     
    Colombia's right-wing former president, Alvaro Uribe, sought contact in the final months of his term with the FARC guerrilla army in an effort to set "road maps" for new peace talks during the government of his successor, Juan Manuel Santos, leaked U.S....
  • LEBANON: Hezbollah strays from Iranian line on WikiLeaks, praises its disclosures

     
    Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah appears to have acknowledged the credibility of WikiLeaks, breaking with the official stance of the group's patron, Iran, that the leaked diplomatic cables are part of some American and Israeli-backed conspiracy. By...
  • Live review: Night 1 of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas

     
    The holiday season is a time for traditions. Be it the dog-chewed Frosty the Snowman ornament or a rarely used broccoli casserole recipe, customs often waft between nostalgic comfort and forced ritual. Saturday night at the Gibson Amphitheatre was no........