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Dogged by scandal, and with his press secretary presumably now curled up in the fetal position and breathing into a brown paper bag, it's obvious President Barack Obama is in need. Our president must find his happy place again, away from irritating...
Paul GreenbergEvery year he grows more ceremonial, distant, symbolic, less alive. It is the fate of heroes. Their pictures are relegated to banners, their words become clichés, their very names become streets and boulevards instead of a living presence. Icons....
Robert KoehlerThe Saturday headline in the Wall Street Journal was: "Anti-U.S. Mobs on Rampage." The next day, A NATO airstrike killed eight women collecting firewood in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan, an event that garnered virtually zero mainstream U.S....
American VoicesDA NANG, Vietnam -- A mystery pervades this part of the world. In the Middle East, Africa, Russia, parts of Europe -- even the United States -- thousands of angry citizens have stood up to challenge their governments over the last two years. In several...
American VoicesThe way the Chinese government is behaving right now, you'd almost think it had converted to democracy. Half a dozen times in recent weeks, government officials have backed down in the face of angry citizen protests -- canceling unpopular industrial...
Tribune Media ServicesIn 2012, Americans will go to the polls and vote for who they want to represent them in Washington. But, as 2011 showed, the real political momentum is not to be found in Washington. Our institutions have let us down, not only by failing to prevent the...
Tribune Media ServicesUsually, the year leading up to an election year is all prelude -- pregame festivities that are quickly forgotten once the real game begins. But looking back at 2011, it's clear that the game - one that feels vital and filled with potential - began this...
Tribune Media ServicesCharlie Sheen was clearly the man of the year. You'll recall that 2011 began with the oafish actor celebrating his own narcotic and sexual crapulence like a victorious gladiator working the crowds. He was egged on by a media with as much decency as the...
Tribune Media ServicesRussian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's reaction to Moscow protesters perfectly illustrates how the former Soviet spy chief can masterfully leverage classic subversion strategies typically found in espionage to undermine the opposition and even ridicule...
World NowThe deeply divided Syrian opposition said Sunday that its myriad factions had reached an initial agreement to form a new coalition -- the Syrian National Coalition -- to oversee a push to oust the government of President Bashar Assad....
World NowSyrian opposition activists say at least 110 people were injured or killed Thursday when government forces bombarded a gas station, setting off a deadly explosion in the northern village of Ain Issa....
World NowThirteen people accused of plotting to overthrow the Bahraini government had their sentences upheld on Tuesday in a Manama appeals court, in a deeply disputed case that has alarmed rights groups and drawn rebukes from Britain and Denmark....
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